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Euro Boxing News: Vitaly Klitschko Named President of Ukrainian Federation of Boxing

26.12.05 - By Per-Ake Persson: Norwegian heavy Leif Dolonen Larsen, a former NFL player, and his compatriot, jr welter Geir Inge Jorgensen fights January 13 in Torrevieja (Spain) along with Spaniard Emilio Casal and Brit Michael Grant. Jorgensen takes on Spaniard Antonio Postigo while opponent for Dolonen is still being looked for.

Former WBC heavy champ Vitaly Klitschko have been named honorary President of something called the Ukrainian Federation of Boxing.

Dutch cruiser Don Diego Poeder lost an upset decision to Belgian Ismail Abdoul for the vacant BeNeLux title December 25 in Izegem.

Team Palle have signed up 22-year old feather Ervis Masha, a two-time Danish amateur champ. Masha makes his debut on the Kessler vs Lucas show January 14 in Copenhagen.

Retired heavy Axel Schulz, who at one time almost beat George Foreman, is according to German media thinking about coming back and fight Wladimir Klitschko. The now 37-year old Schulz was stopped by Wladimir in eight one-sided rounds back in 99 and announced his retirement at the press conference that followed the fight.

LA-based Swedish jr middle Peter Nylund, 3-1-1, have his next fight set for January 28 in Utah.

Laila Ali might fight in Germany again and Swedish media have already began banging the drum for a rematch with Aasa Sandell but it appears to be more likely that Ali get a more established opponent.

Article posted on 26.12.2005



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