Euro Boxing Roundup: Tarabarov Decisions Mingaleev
23.06.06 - By Per Ake Persson: Adrian Diaconu could be defending the WBC Intīl lightheavyweight title at home in Romania August 5 against German Kai Kurzawa. Despite the ongoing World Cup in football thereīs been some activity in Europe during the past weekend. On June 23 Jean Louise Mandengue won the vacant EU 175 lb title against Majid Zaim on a ninth round stoppage in Mazures in France..
On the same night in Strelice, Czech Republic, cruisers Lubos Suda and Roman Kracik tuned up for bigger fights. Suda stopped Ralf Reimer in the fourth while Kracik outscored Vladimir Druso over six. In Kiev, Ukraine lightweight Vasyl Tarabarov won a decision over journeman Rakhim Mingaleev for the national title. Yesterday, June 25, jr middle Gotthard Hinteregger tkoīd Gogi Knesevic for the Austrian title in Velten on a small pro/am bill.
Italian Giuseppe Lauri takes on Brit Jason Cook for the vacant EBU 140 lb titleJuly 7 in the UK with Matchroom promoting. The winner will then face Gianluca Branco.
Alexey Kosobokov is not just a decent cruiser - he also the President of the Latvian Federation and a strong force along with Roman Dabolins in creating an active professional boxing scene in Latvia.