Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Brian Magee Knocks Rudy Markussen Out in Five Rounds

By Per Ake Persson

Brondby, Denmark - WBA interim-super middleweight champion Brian Magee (36-4-1, 25KOs) retained his title with a fifth round knockout over Danish challenger Rudy Markussen (37-3, 24KOs). Magee took out his opponent with a southpaw left hook to the body. Markussen sank to his knees and was counted out in the act of rising.
 
The fight was even after four but Magee´s steady boxing was beginning to take over. The Dane threw some powerful punches, and landed in the first round with two solid right hands but then after being tagged himself in the second he became a lot more hesitant. Still, the end came out of the blue. It was scored 38-38 on all cards after four.

Danish middleweight Patrick Nielsen knocked out Hungarian trialhorse Joszef Matolsci in the first. Nielsen, a southpaw, hurt Matolsci with a right hook. Joszef staggered and Patrick fired a left hook and Matolsci went down on his back. He made it up to his feet but cornerman Giuseppe Lauri rushed into the ring and referee Jan Christensen waved it off. It was announced as a KO after 11 seconds into the very first round.

Norwegian featherweight Andreas "Kid Colombia" outscored Nicaraguan Julio Buitrago over ten. Evensen won every round. Buitrago spoiled his way through the fight and had points deducted in fourth and ninth. All three official cards read 100-88.  Andreas wanted to impress but was too eager and Buitrago used every trick in the book to survive and did so easily.

Swedish light heavyweight Erik Skoglund moved to 8-0 (4KOs) with a fourth round knockout over faded Spanish veteran Juan Nelongo. Skoglund had problems with Nelongo´s tricky style but connected with a right hand 36 seconds into the fourth and Nelongo went down and out. He was up before the count of ten but he was totally gone and it was stopped. It was an impressive ending by Skoglund but Nelongo´s best days are far behind him. It was set for six.

Cruiserweight Micki Nielsen had it all too easy in stopping Hungarian Attila Szatmari, who was floored twice for a stoppage at 1.30. It was scheduled for four. Nielsen is now 3-0.

Junior middleweight prospect Torben Keller opened Sauerland´s show at the Brondbyhall with a solid, one-sided win over Dzianis Makar from Belorus. After four it was scored 40-31 on all three official cards for Keller. Makar, game but outclassed, was down once in the second, twice in the third and twice in the fourth.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hotsoup on 02-18-2012

i figured magee would stop him, but not as early as the 5th round and with one punch. Good s**t.

Comment by BattlingNelson on 02-18-2012

[QUOTE=Clegg;11796798]Ah, I thought Kessler was fighting for the WBA but you're right. Do you think Magee is intentionally trying to build up his name in Denmark or it's just that he happens to have fought there because Danish opposition offered…

Comment by Clegg on 02-18-2012

[QUOTE=BattlingNelson;11796697]Nah. It's a Mickey Mouse version of the WBA belt that Ward has. Kessler fights for the WBO belt against Stieglitz in April. I must say I was dissapointed with the end. Magee landed a good bodyshot and Markussen was…

Comment by BattlingNelson on 02-18-2012

[QUOTE=Clegg;11796575]Magee has won a couple of fights in Denmark now, considering that he holds the interim version of the title Kessler is about to fight for he'll probably get that fight if Bute/Froch/Ward make other plans.[/QUOTE] Nah. It's a Mickey…

Comment by Clegg on 02-18-2012

Magee has won a couple of fights in Denmark now, considering that he holds the interim version of the title Kessler is about to fight for he'll probably get that fight if Bute/Froch/Ward make other plans.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (7)
Top Headlines Arum Provides Update on Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn Event Photos: Michael Conlan Hits New York City For MSG Presser Golovkin vs. Jacobs: Ryan Martin Eyed For The Undercard Nate Diaz Expected To Receive Boxing License, Heading To TMT? Loeffler: Insurance is a Non-Issue For Golovkin vs. Jacobs Miller on Luis Ortiz: I'll Beat Brakes Off That Old Motherf***er! Photos: Carl Frampton Putting in Work For Leo Santa Cruz Rematch Gervonta Davis: Pedraza Needs to Stop Making Excuses for Loss Espinoza Will Discuss Garcia-Thurman Winner With Mayweather Chocolatito, Sor Rungvisai Will Look To Steal The Show at MSG Parker's Promoter: Talks With Haymon For Wilder Bout Went Well Robbie Davies Jr: I Want To Get Past Szabo, Step Up To Next Level Michael Conlan Has Debut Opponent Confirmed For March 17 Boy Jones Jr-Craig Poxton, Southern Area 130lb Belt on Feb. 24 Rigondeaux's Trainer Wants Lomachenko Fight at Catch-Weight Lipinets Awaiting Mandatory Shot at Burns vs. Indongo Winner Lara Willing to Face Jermell Charlo Next in Unification Fight Stevenson: Andre Ward Wants To Milk His Titles Before Facing Me Sam Eggington Embraces Idea of Facing Paulie Malignaggi in NY Julius Indongo, Ricky Burns Expect Fireworks in Glasgow Wood Updates On Flanagan, Fitzgerald; Confirms Ajisafe Capture Dashon Johnson vs. Ricardo Pinell Tops Emerald Casino Card Arum Agrees With Mayweather Rejecting White's $25 Million Offer Video: Paulie Malignaggi Talks Future, Canelo-Chavez, More J. Mayweather: Pacquiao is a Gatekeeper, He Won't Beat Crawford! Sulaiman Praises Canelo-Chavez Deal, Still Mulls Special WBC Belt Erislandy Lara Keeps Winning, Keeps Calling For Canelo, Golovkin Mayweather: Dana White Carried My Bags, Now He's a Tough Guy Chavez Sr. Breaks Down His Son's Chances With Canelo, Weight Alexander Povetkin's B-Sample To Be Opened on February 1 Dominic Breazeale vs. Izu Ugonoh is Set For Wilder-Wawrzyk Card Edwin Rodriguez Back in Gym, Will Work on Correcting Mistakes Badou Jack vs. Callum Smith Purse Bid Set For February 17 Mayweather Willing To Help Rousey Improve Her Striking Skills Adrien Broner: Make Numbers Right - I'll Fight Burns in The UK Boxing Coach Arrested, Allegations of Recruiting Militants For ISIS Hearn Calls Mayweather's Robbery Claim 'Rubbish', Still Eyes DeGale-Smith Golovkin-Jacobs: Loeffler Expects Good Numbers For PPV Card Bellew: I'm at 225-Pounds and Training, Not a Poser Like Haye Froch Disagrees With Mayweather on Robbery, Agrees Jack Won
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement