05.07.05 - Per-┼ke Persson: WBO lightheavy champ Zsolt Erdei┤s defence against Frenchman Medhi Sahnoune will be rescheduled for the early fall and could end up on Universum┤s show in Karlsruhe September 10. There┤s also a big show set for Hamburg later that month that will again feature big heavy Alexander Dimitrenko..
Spotlight Boxing from Hamburg won the purse bids to stage EU lightheavy champ Elvis Michalenko┤s mandatory defence against Italian Antonio Brancalion. Date and site is to be announced. Spotlight┤s first show of the new season is set for Prague, Czech Republic, September 20.
Polish cruiser Krzysztof "Diablo" Wlodarczyk defends the EU title against German Firat Arslan August 7 in Warzaw with Hammer Knockout promoting.
Italian welter Michele Orlando is mentioned as opponent for "superchamp" Zab Judah. It does however look like Sharmba Mitchell have a better chance to get this shot.
Hungarian jr middle Mihaly Kotai have vacated the WBF title but remains IBO champ at 154. Fighting for the vacant WBF bauble is Kotai┤s compatriot and stablemate Joszef Matolcsi, who takes on Frenchman Brice Faradji in Manchester July 8. Matolcsi.