12.07.05 - Per-Åke Persson: WBC 175 lb ruler Tomasz Adamek´s mandatory defence against German Thomas Ulrich could go ahead in Germany on October 15. Adamek´s manager Andrei Gmitruk said yesterday that there was no deal signed though. Gmtiruk´s "Boxing Europe" stage a small show without Adamek Aug 5 in Warzaw..
WBA bantam champ Wladimir Sidorenko returns from his thumb injury (that led to a cancellation of his June defence) October 15 in Tokyo against Manabu Fukushima.
Mexican Orlando Salido and Dane Spend Abazi could, according to boxlatino.com, meet in an IBF eliminator at 126. Salido is # 5 in the ratings and Abazi # 6.
Jr middles Ricardo Mayorga and Michele Piccirillo will fight after all August 13 in Chicago.
Swedish welter Isam Khalil could be on the way to a deal with an American manager. Isam states - having learned the hard way - however that nothing is signed and until then there is no deal.
Italian Ivan Fiorletta takes on Frenchman Imed Ben Khalif for the IBF Mediterranean 130 lb title July 13 in Avezzano.
LA-based Swedish middle Peter Nyland returns after a brief layoff July 25.
Universum have stated they may make an official protest to the EBU regarding the decision in the Junior Witter-Andreas Kotelnik fight won by Witter on close call. A change of the decision is highly unlikely but it could lead to that Kotelnik get a rematch on short terms.
Universum promotes at the Color Line Arena in Hamburg September 28, which is a step away from the usual Saturday shows. Heavyweight Aleksander Dimitrenko is confirmed for the show.