Euro Boxing Roundup: Kovacs To Postpone His October 14 Defense

26.09.06 - By Per Ake Persson: Dane Martin Kristjansen, WBO I/C ruler at lightweight, moves up to jr welter and take on unbeaten Norwegian Geir Inge Jorgensen for the vacant inofficial Nordic title on the undercard to the Beyer vs Kessler WBC/BA unification bout at supermiddle. Team Palle have already another Denmark vs Norway clash on show with Johny Jensen vs Thomas Hansvoll at cruiser. A Sweden vs Denmark fight could be happening at heavyweight if Mikael Lindblade square off against Claus Bertino. One Swede who wonīt appear October 14 is former WBO middle champ Armand Krajnc but the comeback could be on for a later date.

Check out for an update on Dutch heavy Richel Hersisia. Itīs operated by Markus Beyerīs marketing company 12rounds. Hersisia may fight on Universumīs show in Stuttgart October 28.

There were 3600 tickets sold as of yesterday (Sep 25) for Amin Asikainenīs defence of the EBU middleweight title against German Alexander Sipos October 6 at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland.

IBO jr middle champ Attila Kovacs have been forced to postpone his planned October 14 defence due to what is described as "technical reasons". The whole show, put on by Felix-Promotion, is thus moved to another date.

Ex-WBO I/C supermiddle champ Lolenga Mock is the official co-challenger along with Frenchman Jean Paul Mendy for the vacant EU title. Deadline for purse offers or agreement is October 24 at noon.

Article posted on 26.09.2006

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