Euro Boxing Roundup
01.11.05 - By Per Ake Persson: AMI Production have added a fourth world title fight to the big show in Bercy December 5 as WBO fly champ Omar Narvaez will take on Frenchman Bernard Inom. Inom was to have challenged EBU fly champ Ivan Pozo December 9 in Madrid but that is apparently off. Previously AMI have Fabrize Tiozzo vs Paul Murdoch, WBA 175, Luis Parra vs Brahim Asloum, WBA 112, and Miriam Lamare vs Jane Couch, WBA 140, on the bill.
Article posted on 01.11.2005
IBF Youth 140 lb champ Michele Di Rocco might defend the title in January against Finland's Juho Tolppola.
The row between Olaf Schroeder, manager of Dutch heavy Richel Hersisia, and former EBU 154 lb champ Mourad Louati, estranged trainer for Hersisia, goes on and gets worse it seems. According to Louati Hersisia got a total of 49 000 EUR (about 58 500 USD) for his defence of the WBF title against Audley Harrison (won by the Brit on a fourth round knockout). " But of the 49 000 Richel only got 13 000," says Louati and adds, "I got 10 000 and Schroeder took the rest (26 000)".
Louti sued Schroeder in a Dutch court earlier this year. "But then Olaf offered me and my laywer an out of court settlement" says Louati. "My lawyer was to get a copy of the contracts and ten percent of the purses from Hersisiaīs fights but we havenīt seen a dime yet."
WBO I/C cruiser champ Firat Arslan takes on Chilean Carlos Cruzat November 15 in Goettingen on a Spotlight Boxing show.
Box-Team Vienna have two EBF titlefights on their big mixed Muay Thai/proboxing show in Vienna November 19. At lightweight Vasile Dragomir takes on one Christian Frias from Holland while middleweight Engin Erdogan face German Roman Aramian.
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