Friday EWS Arena, Goeppingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany-- Alexander Alekseev (23-2-1, 20 KOs) and Firat Arslan (32-5-2, 21 KOs) fought to a majority draw in a bid for Alekseev's European cruiserweight title. Texas Station Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada-- Willie Nelson (18-1-1, 11 KOs) took a ten round unanimous decision over Yudel Jhonson (12-1, 8 KOs) by scores of … [Read more...]
Alekseev, Arslan contest EBU Cruiserweight title this Friday, Eyeing WBO shot.
Uzbekistan-born European cruiserweight champion, Alexander Alekseev (23 - 2 - 0 with 20 KOs), will be in action this Friday against mandated challenger and former WBA champion, Firat Arslan. Alekseev, now fighting out of Germany, is on a 4 fight winning run since being starched in 2 by Denis Lebedev back in 2010 and is defending the belt he picked up in his last outing , … [Read more...]
Hernandez Decisions Steve Cunningham in Grueling Fight, Retains IBF Title
Fraport Arena, Frankfurt, Germany – IBF cruiserweight champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez (26-1, 13 KOs) came out the winner by wide margins, but in an extremely close fight with former champion, Steve “U.S.S.” Cunningham (24-4, 12 KOs). The two met in the ring last October, with Hernandez escaping with the title by way of fortuitous 6-round technical decision. In the wake of the … [Read more...]