Euro Boxing Roundup: Krasniqi/Vidoz, more...

09.11.05 - By Per Ake Persson: Luan Krasniqi has accepted the position as official challenger for EBU heavy champ Paolo Vidoz. Vidoz makes a voluntary defence of the title January 28 in Berlin against Cengiz Koc. Krasniqi relinquished the EBU title earlier this year to concentrate on his upcoming WBO titlefight against Lamont Brewster..

Germanīs best amateur in the last few years, Vitali Tajbert, has now finally turned pro and has signed with Spotlight Boxing. Tajbert, Euro champ, Olympic Bronze Medal winner 04 etc, in the amateurs at feather, was surrounded with pro rumours well before the 04 Olympics in Athens.

48-year old ex-champ Gianfranco Rosi has a fight lined up February 2 in Qatar in the Persian Gulf. Rosi, a holder of numerous belts at 154 (IBF, WBC, EBU) in the late 80īs / early 90īs campaigns at 160 these day.

Slovenian Jan Zaveck defends the WBO I/C 147 lb title December 13 in Solden, Austria, against Chilean Joel Mayo. Spotlight Boxing promotes. Mayo is based in Austria.

Dutch Top Sports Group have postponed their planned December show to February due to a change of sponsors.

Article posted on 09.11.2005

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