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Marco Huck calls out the Klitschko brothers

Last night WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck publicly called out both Klitschko brothers in one of Germany’s biggest TV shows "TV Total“ hosted. "Captain“ Huck had a special present for showmaster Stefan Raab who hosts a platform diving event this weekend which will also feature Marco Huck as one of the guest stars: A life-size picture of himself holding baby-versions of the Klitschkos in his arms. "I don’t care which brother I can get my hands on, I would fight both of them right away“, says Huck. Raab’s answer: „If you win our diving event I will talk to Wladimir and make the fight happen!"



Jack Culcay-Keth is still contracted to Universum Box-Promotion

Today, the Land Court Darmstadt confirmed the exclusive contract between Jack Culcay-Keth and his Promoter Universum Box-Promotion. The sentence implies that Culcay-Keth is still contracted to Universum Box-Promotion.

The Land Court promulgated that the cancellation of the contract was unfounded. Culcay denounce the contract with Universum Box-Promotion in May 2011. The sentence is not final passed.

WALSHE & THOMAS TO TEAM UP FOR IRELAND

David Walshe, founder of Ireland’s most popular boxing website www.irishboxers.ie, is the latest to join the credible rooster that is the staff of the World Boxing Federation (WBF), with the goal of helping further develop the sport in the Republic of Ireland.

Walshe, from Portlaw in the south of the Irish Republic, is involved in boxing in his home country in a number of different areas for over 30 years. He still advises a number of professional fighters and matchmakes, which is part of what he calls “a combined service including the running and development of the website, dedicated to Irish boxers based worldwide”. Without exaggeration, this site is fast becoming a bible for Irish boxers all over the globe.

Walshe will work alongside Paul Thomas, the highly respected WBF Regional Representative for Great Britain and Ireland, who is also a member of the WBF Executive Committee. “Boxing is my life and I am always looking at ways to help and develop the sport,” Walshe said, “I can assure you that I will work in the World Boxing Federation’s best interest, treat boxers, officials and promoters with the utmost respect and do all in my power to bring the best possible results to the WBF.”

Storming Sunday Ahead For TRAD TKO Four

This coming Sunday no less than four upcoming prospects from Johnny Eames’ World class TRAD TKO Boxing Gym will be in action, at the Miranda Carter’s Left Jab Promotions ‘Storming Sunday’ event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London.

Heading up the show is one of the famous fight factory’s brightest young stars Nathan ‘Sugar Boy’ Weise, who will facing former Southern Area Light Middleweight Champion Ryan Toms.

Weise, who is coached by Mark Tibbs - the son of the UK’s top coach Jimmy Tibbs, will be looking to extend his six fight unbeaten run as preparation for a domestic title challenge in 2012.

Making a welcome return to the ring, following a thirty month sabbatical from the sport, is exciting Neasden Welterweight Eddie Corcoran, who faces Birmingham’s Dee Mitchell in a four rounder.

According to his manager/coach Johnny Eames, Corcoran - who has just the one loss on his record, against Commonwealth Champion Denton Vassell - has been totally focused on getting back in action and has been sensational in sparring.

Holloway teenager Brett O’Callaghan will be making his third professional appearance on Sunday, The nineteen year old Light Middleweight will be facing relative newcomer Liam Griffiths from Bogner Regis.

In his two previous fights the O’Callaghan overcame highly experienced opponents - 101 fight veteran Billy Smith and Matt Scriven, who had a slightly lower 92 fight record - so facing a Griffiths, who has had just six pro fights to date, will be a welcome change for the youngster.

The final TRAD TKO fighter taking part on Sunday is Mitcham, Surrey’s Danny ‘Cassius’ Connor.

The Alec Wilkey trained twenty five year old will be looking to return to winning ways, following his loss to Matthew McAllister in Glasgow a couple of weeks ago. Prior to that loss Connor was on a three fight winning streak.

On Sunday Connor will be facing Welsh banger Russell Pearce.

Miranda Carter’s ‘Storming Sunday’ also features Luton’s Duane ‘Bang Bang’ Grimes against Swansea’s Craig Dyer, unbeaten Luton based Bulgarian Light Welterweight Bobby George will face a yet to be named opponent.

In addition no less than three local fighters will be making the professional debuts, Lightweight Josh Thorn will face Gosport’s Sean Tribble, Super Middleweight Scott Harley will get a stern test from Hayes Middx’s Darren McKenna and Rydas Vaivads against a yet to be named opponent.

Nathan Weise versus Ryan Toms tops the bill for Miranda Carter’s Left Jab Promotions ‘Storming Sunday’ event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London on Sunday 13th November 2011.

Tickets, priced Ł35 (Unreserved), Ł45 (Ringside) and Ł65 (Front Row Ringside) are available on-line now at www.tkoboxoffice.com or in person from the TRAD TKO Boxing Gym, Gillian House, Stephenson Street, Canning Town, London E16 4SA. For information call 07960 850645.

www.tkoboxinggym.com

Article posted on 09.11.2011



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