Lukas Konecny, 35-Years-Old, Retires From Boxing

By Per Ake Persson

Former WBO interim and EBU super welterweight champion Lukas Konecny (50-5) has retired after 25 years of boxing. Lukas is 35 and also says he has some minor problems with his eyes. Konecny´s last ring appearance was a fight against WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin and Konecny lost on points.

Lukas resides in Usti nad Labem (Czech Republic) and promotes shows in his hometown where Czech journeymen get a rare chance to win. There were also attempts made to get Danny Williams a few wins under his belt before his farewell fight in July in Frankfurt am Main. It all went well on May 24 when Williams stopped Martin Stensky (1-32) in the first but this past weekend Frantisek Kynkal (4-4) scored an upset win over Danny.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BattleAxePurist on 06-06-2014

[QUOTE=SeekDaGreat;14631764]Damn....there goes my favorite fighter..... Said no one, ever.[/QUOTE] Tnuc a er'uoy.liaF Konecny was a pretty good fighter and a good watch.

Comment by Mitchell Kane on 06-06-2014

Looked like he retired during the Quillin fight.

Comment by SeekDaGreat on 06-06-2014

Damn....there goes my favorite fighter..... Said no one, ever.

Comment by SnakeVen0m on 06-06-2014

This happens when you face a "pure boxer".

Comment by chocolate on 06-06-2014

I respect that and best wishes in your retirement you always gave it 110% in every fight so you can hold your head up high.

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