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Euro Roundup: Akinwande vs Mahone on Abraham-Ikeke card

05.12.05 - BY Per Ake Persson: Henry Akinwande takes on Ed Mahone in a IBF I/C heavyweight titlefight on the Abraham vs Ikeke show December 10 in Leipzig. Italian veteran Massimiliano Saiani is sidelined with the flu and is out of the fight against Kai Kurzawa for the vacant EU 175 lb title. Who Kurzawa will take on isnīt clear yet..

German supermiddle Robert Stieglitz, IBF # 4 stopped Colombian Alejandro Berrio, IBF # 6, on the big Halmich vs Reid show in Magdeburg Saturday night (Dec 3) in what was an IBF eliminator.

Hungarian feather Zsolt Nagy takes on tough Frenchman Tuncay Kaya December 10 in Gyor. Jr light Janos Nagy, official challenger for WBO ruler Jorge Barrios and IBC champ, is off the show though due to the flu. As for Barrios vs Nagy there are still negotiations going on.

Russian heavy prospect Andrey Fedosov headlines a small show in Viborg December 17. Jr welter Dennis Shafikov, who might challenge WBC Youth champ Julio Garcia, early next year, is also on the bill.

Article posted on 05.12.2005



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