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Francesco Pianeta in Line For Richard Towers Clash

By Ruslan Chikov

Heavyweight Francesco Pianeta (26-0-1, 14KOs) has been given the mandatory opportunity to challenge undefeated EBU-EU champion Richard Towers (14-0, 11KOs). Towers won the vacant belt a few weeks ago with a ninth round stoppage of French boxer Gregory Tony, but also found himself in serious trouble during the fifth round of the contest. Pianeta fought last month, winning a ten round unanimous decision over former WBC champion Oliver McCall.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The Hammer on 06-29-2012

[QUOTE=Cloud;12289688]Decent fight if you like Heavyweight boxing. Lets see who crumbles under pressure. I got Pianeta winning this one.[/QUOTE]Pianeta will likely win, but Towers will be dangerous in the early rounds.

Comment by Cloud on 06-29-2012

Decent fight if you like Heavyweight boxing. Lets see who crumbles under pressure. I got Pianeta winning this one.

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