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Italian Boxing Season is Heating Up With Many Shows

By Per Ake Persson

As always professional boxing in Italy heats up during the summer and it´s not because of the sunshine but rather due to the fact that networks have more dates when the soccer/football has closed for the season. Below is a rundown of the most important fights.
 
June 14, at Rome:
Roberto Cocco makes a mandatory defence of the national title against Massimiliano Buccheri. Lightheavy Orial Kulaj stay busy on the undercard.
 
June 15, Fratta Terme:
Mirko Larghetti vs Vincenzo Rossitto clash for the vacant EU cruiser title with female flies Simona Galassi and Sanae Jah fight for the vacant EBU flyweight title in the co-feature.
 
June 21, Milano:
Superwelter Renato De Donato makes a mandatory defence of the national title against Andrea Scarpa.
 
June 22, Rome:
Giovanni De Carolis and Hadillah Mohoumadi fight for the vacant EU supermiddle title. Welter Daniele Petrucci is featured on the undercard.
 
June 28, site to be announced:
Italian welter champ Gianluca Frezza defends the title against Luciano Abis in a mandatory defence.
 
June 29, Arezzo:
Orlando Fiordigiglio and Giuseppe Langella clash for the vacant EU superwelter title. Cruiser Salvatore Erittu take on Maurizio Lovaglio on the undercard.
 
July 5, site to be announced:
Superfeathers Antonio De Vitis take on Nikola Cipolletta for the vacant national title.
 
July 6, Civitavecchia:
Almost ageless veteran Silvio Branco take on Finn Juho Haapoja for the vacant WBC Silver cruiser title. Younger brother Gianluca is featured on the undercard.
 
July 12, Avezzano:
Stefano Castellucci square off against Ceferino Rodriguez a/k/a Ferino V for the vacant EU welter title.
 
July 13, Reggio Calabria:
Cruisers Francesco Versace and Leonard Damian Bruzzese clash for the vacant Italian crown.
 
July 19, Prato:
Superwelters Francesco Di Fiore take on Riccardo Lecca with the vacant national title at stake.
 
July 20, Guidonia:
National lightweight ruler Pasquale Di Silvio makes a voluntary defence against Manuel Lancia.
 
July 26, site to be announced:
Matteo Signani face Manuel Ernesti for the vacant national middleweight title

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by D-MiZe on 06-11-2013

If there are any Italians here, who're the best up n coming prospects? I really thought Giacon was gonna go be big, Alessandro Riguccini looks good.

Comment by D-MiZe on 06-11-2013

[QUOTE=lutenco;13464593]Obviously you don't know Leonard Bundu.....[/QUOTE] I do and he's not good enough. The real shame with Italian boxing is the age of their best fighters, the Italy top 10 P4P has an average age of 35.

Comment by okrick on 06-11-2013

Devis Boschiero was robbed against Takahiro Ao, clearly. He had to be WBC superfeatherweight champion.

Comment by lutenco on 06-11-2013

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;13464367]Sad to the level Italian boxing has slipped...doubt there is 1 boxer that can compete on a world level...[/QUOTE] Obviously you don't know Leonard Bundu.....

Comment by Bigg Rigg on 06-11-2013

Don't even know what to make of this. Hope nothing but good things though from the Italians.

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