Euro Boxing Roundup
20.08.06 - By Per Ake Persson: WBA I/C jr middle champ Reda Zam Zam could be facing Italian Tobio Loriga October 14 in Copenhagen in a supporting bout to the Markus Beyer vs Mikkel Kessler WBC/WBA 168 lb unification bout. Comebacking Norwegian Thomas Hansvoll is likely to face Dane Johny Jensen in a fight made at cruiserweight on the same show..
Article posted on 20.08.2006
Norman Schuster won the vacant German welterweight title with a unanimous decision over Turgay Uzun last night in Halle/Saale. It was scored 97-92, 98-91 and 97-92. Supermiddle Malik Dziarra returned after a year out and knocked out Pole Macief Jankowski in the sixth and final round. Czech Michal Bilak took out Sebastian Mollner in the fourth of another supermiddle clash. Cruiser Serdar Sahin won on points over Hungarian Janos Somogyi. SES promoted.
Norwegians Nikita Dubunin and Andreas Evensen trains with Brian Mathiasen in Aarhus, Denmark, in preparation for their fights on the Abraham vs Miranda show in Oldenburg August 26. Dubunin, a 5-0 jr middle, has been sparring with Reda Zam Zam, Fawaz Nasir and Mads Larsen while Evensen, a 2-0 jr lightweight, has been in with Jagdar Abdulla and Kim Poulsen.
WIBF supermiddle champ Natascha Ragosina suffered a handinjury and will not be able to defend the title September 9 in Magdeburg. The show is headlined by WIBF fly queen Regina Halmich. Hungarian supermiddle Karoly Balczay takes on American Etienne Whittaker and Russian heavy Dennis Boytsov squares off against Czech Ondrey Pala.
Berlin-based Irishman Paddy Fitzpatrick leaves for Japan on Monday to train Yosuke Nishijima, who have turned to K 1 and have a big fight coming up September 10. Fitzpatrick is then headed back to Buddy McGirt´s gym in Florida to work with fighters like Lamon Brewster, Tomasz Adamek, Cedric Boswell, Jimmy Lange and William Guthrie. Paddy is also the advisor and trainer for Swedes Vatche Wartanian and Tonton Semakala.
Norwegian jr middle Nikita Dubinin fights tough Berlin clubfighter Mazen Gierke, who is much better than his record, August 26 in Oldenburg on the Abraham vs Miranda undercard. Stablemate Andreas Evensen is in against Belgian Milou Saadi. Dubinin and Evensen are trained and managed by Helge Waeroy. Polish jr middle Damien Jonak, from the HammerKnockout stable, takes on Latvian Sandris Tomson.
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