26.07.05 - By Per-Åke Persson: Italian promoter Rosanna Conti Cavini won purse bids yesterday in Rome for EU 130 lb champ Willie Limond´s defence against Alessandro Di Meco. Limond however might relinquish the title though and go for a shot at EBU ruler Alex Arthur..
Cuban amateur star Yoan Pablo Hernandez have signed with Sauerland Event and will make his debut September 3 in Berlin on the undercard to Beyer vs Sheika. Hernandez fought in the 2004 Olympics at lightheavy but lost to Russian Evgeny Makarenko.
EBU middle champ Sebastian Sylvester have Felix Sturm as official challenger but this all-German mega fight is not likely to happen as Universum is looking to get Sturm a world title shot.
Italian jr welter champ Massimo Bertozzi defends against Fedele Bellusci August 12 in Grisolia.
Giuseppe Lauri have accepted a nomination as official challenger for EBU 140 lb champ Junior Whitter.
Frenchman Jackson Chanet is the official challenger for newly crowned EBU 168 lb ruler Vitaly Tsypko.