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Euro Roundup: Haye vs Johansen March 24, more

01.02.06 - By Per Ake Persson: EBU cruiser champ David Haye makes a voluntary defence of the title he won from Aleksander Gourov against Dane Lasse Johansen March 24 in London. IBO jr middle titleholder Mihaly Kotai will face Brit Steve Conway March 3 In Hartlepool. Kotai lost to Conway on points (by a wide margin) in December in a non-title fight, On the undercard Gregorz Proksa goes for the WBC Youth 160 lb title..

WBF jr middle ruler Joszef Matolcsi takes on Frenchman Brice Faradji February 24 in London in a rematch. Faradji then vacated the title to allow Matolsci vs Hinteregger III to take place.

Florida-based Swedish welter Benjamin Kalinovic will next fight on the "The Oklahoma City Slug Out" show February 25 in OKC.

Sauerland Event´s CEO Chris Meyer disputes media reports that WBA heavy champ Nikolai Valuev would face the winner of Matt Skelton vs Danny Williams. Meyer writes in a press release that neither are in the running and conludes they can´t be as neither are ranked by the WBA. Valuev is to defend the title April in Germany.

Article posted on 01.02.2006



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