Euro Boxing Roundup: Urkal On Wlodarczyk vs Cunningham Undercard, More

23.11.06 - By Per Ake Persson: Sauerland Event outbid P 3 Boxing from Finland at today´s purse bids in Rome and will promote EBU 160 lb champ Amin Asikainen´s mandatory defence against German Sebastian Sylvester. Asikainen vs Sylvester II will go ahead January 20 in Germany. Amin won the first fight with on an eighth round tko..

BoxingKings in Bern, Switzerland, promotes their annual Boxing Day show December 26 with undefeated welter Riad Menasria on top of of a pro/am bill. Mohamed Belkacem, Yves Studer and Martino Ciano are also on the bill.

A new company, Pro Box Promotion (Hungary), have been formed in the ashes of the defunct Felix-Promotion and will begin promoting early 2007 with IBO jr middle champ Attila Kovacs on top. As for retired promoter Felix Racz, who formed Felix-Promotion in 2001, he´s in the West Indies relaxing in the sun. Pro Box Promotion have several good prospects but it might take awhile for the them to take off.

Italian jr middle Sven Paris takes on Felix Vargas November 27 in Santo Domingo.

German welter Oktay Urkal, the eternal WBA mandatory contender, appears on the undercard to Wlodarczyk vs Cunningham on Saturday in Warzaw and will face Romanian Robert Cristea. Sauerland Event also have heavyweight prospect Francesco Pianeta on the bill. Pianeta is in against Valentin Marinel, a notorious soft touch also from Romania.

SES promotes a show in Magdeburg December 3 headlined by 2-0 cruiser Sascha Poppendick.

Universum have added jr middle Marco Schulze to the undercard of their big event in Berlin December 2 headlined by former WBA middle champ Felix Sturm. Schulze, from nearby Velten, does a lot for the ticket sales on any show in this region.

Article posted on 23.11.2006

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