In a fight much tougher than expected, WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck (38-2-1, 27 KOs) had to battle hard to defeat the game fringe contender Mirko Larghetti (21-1, 13 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision tonight to retain his WBO title at the Gerry Weber Stadium, Halle, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. The final judges scores were 116-112, 116-112 and 118-110. The last score was ridiculous. Larghetti dominated most of the fight, and he definitely didn’t deserve … Read Article
Heavyweight Denis Boytsov (33-1, 26 KOs) will be back in the ring near the end of the month in a fight against little known Timur Musafarov (6-1, 5 KOs) in a tune-up bout on the same card as Marco Huck vs. Miko Larghetti title fight at the Gerry Weber Stadion in Halle/Westfalen, Germany, according to Fightnews.
The Boytsov-Musafarov fight will be the co-feature bout on the card. That’s kind of fitting because the main event … Read Article
Denis Boytsov (33-0, 26 KOs) will finally lace up the gloves for Team Sauerland. On November 23, the powerful heavyweight will premiere for his new team against WBO Asia Pacific Champion Alex Leapai (29-4-3, 24 KOs) at the brose Arena in Bamberg, Germany.
Boytsov (27), currently ranked the number one contender by the WBO, has a good shot to meet the WBA and WBO Super Champion and IBF World Titleholder Wladimir Klitschko in the not … Read Article
Dereck Chisora will be back in action again next month, just over two months after his stoppage win over the previously unbeaten Malik Scott, and “Del Boy” will look to take away another top level fighter’s perfect record on September 21st as he is set to face Russia’s Denis Boytsov in a bout that will contest the European heavyweight belt.
According to the web site of UK trade paper Boxing News, Chisora-Boytsov will take place … Read Article
Heavyweight Denis Boytsov is the latest addition to Team Sauerland! Today, the 27-year-old signed a deal to fight under the promotional banner of Sauerland Event until at least the end of 2015. He formerly stepped into the ring for the by now bankrupt Universum Box-Promotion.
“After we found out that Denis was officially a free agent, we immediately tried to sign him,” said Chris Meyer, managing director of Sauerland Event. “Promotions all over the world … Read Article
The battle between the British Tyson Fury (19-0-0 (14)) and the unbeaten heavyweight Denis Boytsov (31-0-0 (25)) will not take place. The CEO of UNIVERSUM is really disappointed: “It’s really a shame because it would have been a great fight. Two undefeated heavyweight hopes in a direct duel. Unfortunately Denis is not in the shape to contest such an duel now. The bout could be placed in 2013”, says Kluch. The CEO would necessarily realize … Read Article
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- Super bantamweight contender Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo showed today his good shape during a hard training for his fight against Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. in “The War”, to be held on October 6 at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation, in association with All Star Boxing, Top Rank and Promociones Zanfer to be broadcast on “Pay Per View”.… Read Article