Euro Roundup: Sinan Samil Sam, Vladimir Klitschko, more
10.01.06 - By Per Ake Persson: Turkish heavy Sinan Samil Sam has returned to Universum and will be trained by Fritz Sdunek. Sam, then with Sauerland Event, looked pretty flat when he was outboxed by Oleg Maskaev in a WBC eliminator in November of last year. He is managed by Ahmet Oner. Polish Hammer Knockout Promotions begin the new year in Busko January 21 with jr welter Rafael Jackiewicz on to against Frenchman David Sarraille. Lightheavy Dawid Kostecki is featured in the chief support..
Article posted on 10.01.2006
Frenchman Gabriel Mapouka has vacated the EU 140 lb title due to a bad hand injury. Mandatory challenger was Pole Krzyzstof Bienias, who now will contest for the vacant title against an opponent to be named.
fitness.dk headed by former EBU welter champ Hans Henrik Palm have expressed an interest in taking over "Team Palle". Palm, who fought his entire career for Mogens Palle and later worked as an assistant and trainer for Palle, feels the time is right for fitness.dk to make a step into professional boxing.
Spotlight Boxing´s welter Marco Cattikas takes on still tough Russian Viktor Baranov January 14 in Aschersleben on the undercard to Ragosina vs Stone (WIBF 168). At lightheavy talented lightheavy Mahamed Ali again face Artem Vychkin, who upset him last time out.
German welter Alpaslan Aguzum, inactive since stopped by Carlos Baldomir, in 2004, have put out a press release where he says his agent is now Thorsten Knelle. Aguzum have previously been signed to Sauerland Event but have made it public on his homepage that there is a contractual dispute.
Look for Wladimir Klitschko to return in Germany in April.
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