Euro Roundup: Brewster-Krasniqi, Saleta-Golota, more...
22.07.05 - By Per-Åke Persson: Universum wonīt confirm it but at Don King Productions itīs a fact that WBO heavy champ Lamon Brewster defends the title September 28 in Hamburg against # 1 contender Luan Krasniqi. Ukrainian heavyweights Aleksander Dimitrenko and Taras Bidenko are confirmed for supporting bouts. Bidenko will take on Swiss Nuri Seferi with the Intīl German title at stake..
Polish heavy Przemyslaw Saleta is preparing for his August 13 showdown in Chicago against Andrew Golota in Pembroke Pines, FL, under Swedish trainer Luis Lagermann. Among Saletaīs sparring partners are Attila Levin with Jameel McCline coming in for the final sessions. Also on for the big DKP show is Polish lightweight Matt Zegan, who takes on Sean Fletcher in a scheduled eight-rounder.
Norwegian superbantam Reidar Walstad and lightheavy Kim Jensen are both on for Hammer Knockoutīs big show in Poland September 17 topped by Wlodarczyk vs Arslan (EU cruiser).
Finnish Steel Ring promotes in Kemi September 17 with heavyweight Kai Brannkarr and jr middle Mika Joensuu on top. The bill will include a yet to be disclosed Swedish newcomer and maybe Norwegian heavy Daniel Peret.
Another Florida-based Swede, welter Benjamin Kalinovic, says heīs now booked for a fight August 26.
Calfornia-based Swedish jr middle Peter Nylund went down for the count with a flu and had to cancel his fight next week but hopes to be back in action come mid-August.