Juergen Braehmer (41-2, 31 KO’s) retained the EBU and WBO International light heavyweight titles with a one sided unanimous decision over Italy’s Stefano Abatangelo (17-3-1, 6 KO’s) in tonight’s main event at the Sport and Congress Center in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. Abatangelo was a tough and durable opponent, but was simply outclassed by Braehmer, who [...]
Germany hosts a big triple header Saturday night at the Sport and Congress Center in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Three regional title bouts taking place with all three possibly leading to world title contention for the winners. Headlining the card is hometown favorite Juergen Braehmer (40-2, 31 KO’s) defending the EBU and WBO Intercontinental light heavyweight titles [...]
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It was hard to tell if Alexander Povetkin (25-0, 17 KOs) was that good, Hasim Rahman (50-8-2, 41 KOs) was that bad, or if it was a combination of both, but the defending WBA “regular” heavyweight champ had no trouble walking through the 40-year-old former world titlist en route to his third defense of the WBA’s paper title.
Ben Randall takes a look at the state of the heavyweight division.
Marco Huck successfully defended his WBO cruiserweight title tonight when he boxed a majority draw with Britain’s Ola Afolabi at the Messehalle in Erfurt, Germany.
A look at Saturday’s action from Germany.
Kubrat “The Cobra” Pulev (14-0, 6KOs) will step in the ring to face Michael Sprott (36-17, 17KOs). Pulev was originally scheduled to face Taras Bidenko (28-4, 12KOs), who was forced to withdraw from the bout in early December/late January due to a cut he received during sparring. With little more than a week’s notice, experienced British fighter Michael Sprott takes the fight.
Arena, Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany– As is usually the case when an unknown, untested challengers meets a long-reigning world titlist, a mismatch was in the air long before the fighters entered the ring. Marco Huck (34-1, 25KOs), making the eighth defense of his WBO cruiserweight title in his adopted home country, turned the probable into fact. [...]