25.11.05 - By Per Ake Persson: WBA lightheavy champ Fabrice Tiozzo is now confirmed off the December 5 show in Paris where he was to have defended the title against Paul Murdoch. The annual show in Izegem, Belgium, December 25 is headlined by cruisers Dutchman Don Diego Poeder and Belgian Ismael Abdoul, writes Ringside Belgium.. It's a very good mainevent with Poeder on the comeback trail after a long layoff and the always tough Abdoul coming off a loss on the road to Pole Krzysztof Wlodarczyk. The BeNeLux title is at stake.
OPI 2000 promote in Bergamo December 20 with welter Luca Messi and ex-WBO 140 lb champ Giovanni Parisi on top in separate eight-rounders.
Italian Adriano Rosati has passed away in Pesaro at the age of 62. Rosati compiled a decent 22-16-4 in the 60's and 70's, taking on the likes of Jose Urtain, Alfredo Evangelista, Lorenzo Zanon, Jean Pierre Coopmans and Domenico Adinolfi.