Alekseev vs. Wilson IBF Eliminator Heads To Feb. 22
By Per Ake Persson
EC Box Promotion based in Hamburg, Germany, will promote a big show in Galati, Romania on February 22, writes figosport.de. Headlining is the IBF eliminator (for the # 1 position in the ratings) between cruiserweights Aleksander Alekseev and Garret "the Ultimate Warrior" Wilson. In the co-feature heavyweight Christian Hammer, who hails from Galati, will take on an opponent to be announced.
EC have strong support from the city of Galati and mayor Mariusz Stan is said to be very interested in boxing. Further support comes from former WBO welterweight champ Michael Loewe, who retired undefeated when persistant injuries made it impossible for him to continue boxing. Loewe is from Romania but fought as a pro for Universum in Hamburg.