by Per AKe Persson
German-Russian ITS Promotion have now announced the program for their inaugural show March 9 at the CU Arena in Hamburg. There are ten fights on the bill topped by heavyweight Aleksander Dimitrenko, 33-2-0, but who he is fighting isn΄t clear yet. GBU heavy champ Alexander Petkovic, 45-4-4, tunes up for a defense on May 4 in Karlsruhe against veteran Timo Hoffmann, 40-8-2, by fighting one Gaza Nemeth, 0-2.
In other action Ali Mamadov, 10-1, squares off against Nico Salzmann, 13-7-3, for the WBC Baltic title at jr. middleweight, middleweight Sherzod Husanov, 17-0-1, faces Armand Cullhaj, 12-3-3 and middleweight Rafael Bejaran, 14-2, takes on very faded Czech trial horse Tomas Kugler in a scheduled eight-rounder.