Euro Boxing Roundup: Wlodarczyk vs Cunningham, Veit vs Inkin, More
02.09.06 - By Per Ake Persson: Hammer Knockout Promotions and Warriors Boxing recently joined forces in regards of cruiser Krzysztof Wlodarczyk and won purse bids for "Diabloīs" fight against Steve Cunningham for the vacant IBF title. Wlodarczyk vs Cunningham goes ahead November 25 at the 7500-seater Torwar Sports Hall in Warzaw for what is the biggest promotion ever in Poland..
Sauerland Event still havenīt announced anything about the undercard to Arthur Abrahamīs defence of the IBF middleweight against Edison Miranda September 23 in Wetzal but itīs confirmed that cruiser Marco Huck and heavyweight Alexander Povetkin will be on the bill.
Universum announced yesterday (Sep 1) that WBC Intīl supermiddle champ Mario Veit takes on hardpunching Russian Denis Inkin in the headliner of their October 21 show in Halle/Saale. Inkin can indeed punch but appears to be one of those who needs to get them early if he is to get them at all.
WBO I/C feather champ Andres Meszaros will now fight Ukrainian Stanislav Merdov September 9 in Szentes, Hungary.
Paddy Fitzpatrick, trainer and manager of Swedes Vatche Wartanian and Tonton Semakala, wants it to be known that the promotional deal with Elite Box Promotion is not an exclusive one so they can fight for other promoters as well.
Comebacking Henry Maske will be trained by Teddy Atlas for his showdown against Virgil Hill in March of 2007, writes German newsagency dpa.