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Euro Roundup: Mormeck back in action

14.06.06 - By Per Ake Persson: Former WBA cruiser champ Jean Marc Mormeck returns to action on Don King Productionīs big show in St Louis, MO, July 8. Also announced on the bill is an IBF lightweight eliminator between Pole Matt Zegan and Nate Campbell. However, Zegan is still in Poland and no contracts have been signed. The African Warrior, Evans Ashira, could also get a spot on the show..

Cruiser Pawel Kolodziej headlines Hammer Knockoutīs show in Kepno July 1 and will fight for the vacant WBC Youth title against an opponent to be announced. Lightheavy Dawid Kostecki returns to action after losing to Frenchman Rachid Kanfouah in May. Cruiser Krzysztof Wlodarczyk will also appear on the undercard.

EU lightweight champ Francisco Nohales defends against fellow Spaniard Sergio Palomo June 30 in Barcelona.

Frenchman John Bikai have replaced the injured Miguel Mallon as opponent for EU superbantam champ Kiko Martinez July 14 in Alicante.

40-year old former IBF superbantam and EBU feather champ Fabrcie Benichou, now residing in Panama, plans to continue his comeback that began last year and will fight again in July.

Swedish 7-0 lightweight Shadi Hamsho is now sparring with Manny Pacquiao. Another US-based Swede, welter Benjamin Kalinovic has been added to CESīs July 7 show at the Cape Cod Melody Tent, Hyannis, MA.

Article posted on 14.06.2006



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