SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referee and judges who will work this Saturday, April 19, in the third title defense of the WBO middleweight champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin against the #2 ranked Lukas Konecny, to be held at the DC Armory in Washington DC, in a Golden Boy Promotions presentation.… Read Article
Wearing a brand new glasses and with a big smile on his face – that’s how the Czech Republic’s most successful professional boxer Lukas Konecny (50-4-0, 23 KOs) approaches his American adventure (as well as his ultimate fight) against the local middleweight champion Peter Quillin (30-0-0, 22 KOs).
“Quillin’s still the big favorite, but I won’t give him anything for free. We’ve done some things in the camp, working on a specific strategy, so let’s … Read Article
Exactly one month before the “world title” match with Peter Quillin (30-0) in Washington, the best Czech professional boxer Lukáš Konečný met with journalists at a press conference in Prague which was gathered by his stable SES Boxing and Profiboxing.cz.
What was said there? The main thing was that this 35-year-old fighter from Ústí nad Labem said that the fight the undefeated American boxer with Cuban roots would be the last one in his career.… Read Article
PRAGUE – In July, he’ll be 36, and boy, he really couldn’t ask for a better premature birthday present! On this past Wednesday, after two weeks of negotiations, the Czech Republic’s most successful professional boxer Lukas Konecny (50-4-0, 23 KOs) finally signed the contract for his fight against the American star from the Golden Boy Promotions stable and current WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin (30-0-0, 22 KOs).
Both fighters will square off on April 19 … Read Article
By Marcus Richardson: Fighting at home, WBO light middleweight champion Zaurbek Baysangurov (28-1, 20 KO’s) defeated WBO interim light middleweight champion Lukas Konecny (48-4, 23 KO’s) last Saturday night at the Sport Palace, in Kiev, Ukraine. The final judges’ scores were 119-109, 117-111 and 118-110. You can make a strong argument that Konecny deserved to win the fight, not the 27-year-old Baysangurov.
Konecny landed the much cleaner shots and the harder shots in pretty much … Read Article
KIEV, UKRAINE (October 5, 2012) World Boxing Organization (WBO) Junior Middleweight World Champion Zaurbek Baysangurov will defend his title against former world title challenger and WBO “Interim” Junior Middleweight Champion Lukas Konecny TOMORROW, Saturday, OCTOBER 6 at the Sport Palace in Kiev, Ukraine.
At the official weigh-in on Friday in Kiev, Baysangurov weighed in at 152.5 while Konecny tipped the scales at 153.5. The fight will be broadcast LIVE on the UK’s premier boxing channel, … Read Article
KIEV, UKRAINE (October 6, 2012) Just hours ahead of his WBO Junior Middleweight Championship showdown with defending champion Zaurbek Baysangurov, challenger and WBO “Interim” Junior Middleweight Champion Lukas Konecny was involved in a gloves scandal after the official weigh-in on Friday.
With ten-ounce boxing gloves being used for this junior middleweight world title bout, at the official rules meeting the Konecny Team produced a pair of gloves from the Top Ten Company marked “10 OZ”. … Read Article
By Glynn Evans: A semblance of sanity will be restored to the WBO’s chaotic light-middleweight situation on Saturday evening when Ukrainian based champion Zaurbek Baysangurov collides with interim king Lukas Konecny of the Czech Republic in a potential barnburner at the Sports Palace in Kiev.
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It promises to be top quality fare from the Eastern European rivals who have … Read Article