Euro Boxing Roundup

13.11.05 - By Per Ake Persson: It will be Belgian Hassan Naji that replaces Frenchman Bernard Inom as opponent for EBU fly champ Ivan Pozo December 9 in Madrid. Jr middleweight Ruben Varon makes his debut for Tundra vs Barcelo on the undercard. Rudy Encarnacion takes on Manuel Calvo for the Spanish 126 lb title and junior lights Sergio Palomo and Alejandro Monzon clash in another all-Spanish matchup..

Pietro Aurino vs Stipe Drews for the vacant EBU 175 lb title has been reschuled for December 16 with site remaining Milano, Italy. The fight was originally scheduled for November 18 but Aurino was forced to pull out.

German cruiser Marco Huck was badly cut in sparring and was thus not able to fight on Saturday´s show in Hamburg.

Dutch heavy Richel Hersisia has been withdrawn as challenger for the EU title due to a handinjury and is said to be unable to fight for the rest of the year. Hersisia was to have fought Dane Steffen Nielsen with purse bids taking place tomorrow (Nov 15).

The Aldo Colliander vs Almaz Gismeev heavyweight clash set for Helsinki December 10 is now signed and sealed. King´s Talli promotes the show at Studio 51.

Article posted on 13.11.2005

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