Watch Aydin vs. Bonsu Live Online

The European welterweight championship and WBC final elimination bout between WBC #2 “Mini-Tyson” Selcuk Aydin and #3 “Sugar” Jackson Bonsu will be streamed live on the internet! After a successful test of the technology at the official press conference on Friday the whole show from Besiktas Cola Turka Arena will be broadcasted on - The show starts at 9:00pm local time (8:00pm Central European time; 2:00pm Eastern time in the US) with the pro debuts of Turkish amateur standouts Gökhan Acar (vs. Florians Strupits from Latvia, 4 rounds cruiserweight), Savas Kaya (vs. Christian Velea from Romania, 4 rounds super middleweight) and Kurban Günebakan (vs. Alexander Mileiko, 4 rounds heavyweight)..

OPI 2000’s Gianluca Branco (Italy) will face Janos Petrovics from Hungary in an eight-round welterweight contest before the main event will be live at about 11:30pm local time when Aydin and Bonsu step into the ring to determine the next challenger for WBC world champion Andre Berto.

“I hope Berto will be watching the fight online”, states Selcuk Aydin. “He should take a good look at me because I will be the one to strip the Green Belt from him very soon.”

Selcuk Aydin ready for “Sugar” Jackson Osei Bonsu

This Saturday (July 11th) WBC#2 rated welterweight Selcuk Aydin and #3 Jackson Osei Bonsu clash in a combined EBU European championship, WBC international championship, WBC elimination bout in Istanbul, Turkey. For his last training sessions at “Agaoglu My City Hotel” in Istanbul “Mini-Tyson” Aydin has produced t-shirts for himself and his team stating “Nobody can stop me!” But Bonsu and his team have come to Istanbul to prove him wrong or try it at least.

Both fighters have great records, are very powerful and come from impressive wins. Bonsu (30-2, 23 kos) beat former world champion Carlos Baldomir in December 2008 in Belgium. Aydin (18-0, 14 kos) outworked tough veteran Said Ouali in his US debut on April 17th in Primm, Nevada.

“This promises to be a very exciting fight between two of the best welterweights in the world today”, states promoter Ahmet Öner. “Whoever wins this one will go all the way to the top and be next in line for a world title shot.”

“I am a fighting machine”, says Aydin. “I just walk through whatever gets in my way to the top. I don’t care who my opponent is, how he looks or what he has achieved in his life. When I hear the bell I am ready to destroy him to prove that I am the best fighter in the world.”

“I came to Istanbul to take back what should still be mine”, states Bonsu. “The European championship has been robbed from me in Poland. Now I will bring it back home to Antwerp.” In September 2008 reigning EBU champion Bonsu lost a controversial decision to Rafael Jackiewicz in Kielce.

The show starts at 9.00 pm local time at Besiktas Cola Turka Arena in Istanbul. Show TV will broadcast the fight live in Turkey.

Article posted on 09.07.2009

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