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Dimitrenko vs Sosnowski Dec 4 In Schwerin, Germany

boxingEuropean heavyweight champion Alexander Dimitrenko (30-1, 20 KOs) arrived today in Schwerin, Germany for Saturday’s showdown with Albert Sosnowski (46-3-1, 28 KOs) at the Sport- und Kongresshalle. “It’s going very well for me,” stated Dimitrenko: “I will absolutely defend the title and get offered a world title shot against against one of the Klitschkos. Albert is very experienced and good boxer, but I’ll defeat him. The fans can look forward to a great fight. The viewers want to see blood and action, and that’ what I’ll give them. It wouldn’t be bad if I could win the fight early, but naturally I’m prepared for twelve hard rounds. My preparation was very good.”

Dimitrenko’s trainer Michael Timm added “Sosnowski never lost the title in the ring, he gave up the belt to fight for the world championship. Albert says that he is actually still the European champion, so it shapes up as a really explosive fight. On Saturday we’ll see who the true European champion is. We are ready for it. Alexander has prepared very diligently.” Sosnowski will arrive from England on Wednesday morning. Their first face-to-face meeting will take place later that day at the official press conference. The 6’8 Universum star today visited the Olympic Boxing & Training Center and spoke to the local kids.

“I spent 10 years in a boarding school and started boxing there,” he revealed. “That was a tough time. But if you know what you want, you can achieve your goals. I would like to tell the young people here to be disciplined and believe in yourself. Then you can achieve a lot..


Dimitrenko vs. Sosnowski Undercard

Universum Box-Promotion has announced more on the December 4 card in Schwerin, Germany featuring the defense of European heavyweight champion Alexander Dimitrenko (30-1, 20 KOs) against Albert “The Dragon” Sosnowski (46-3-1. 28 KOs). The event will be a “Night of Heavyweights” as ex-cruiserweight champion and heavyweight title challenger Juan Carlos Gomez (48-2, 36 KOs) takes on Harold Sconiers (17-21-2, 11 KOs), unbeaten heavyweight Manuel Charr (14-0, 8 KOs) faces upset artist Zack Page (21-31-2, 7 KOs), heavyweight Christian Hammer (7-2, 4 KOs) meets formerly world rated Taras Bidenko (26-4, 12 KOs) and 2008 Olympic heavyweight gold medalist Rachim “The Machine” Tschachkijew (7-0, 6 KOs) goes against an opponent to be named in a cruiserweight clash.

Article posted on 01.12.2010



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