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Magee-Markussen Saga Continues as Fight Talks Live On

By Per Ake Persson

Late last week Brian Magee´s defense of the WBA interim-super middle title against Dane Rudy Markussen, tentatively set for February 18th in Copenhagen, was again pronounced dead. Some says it was never officially on to begin with, but the fight was officially declared off by Kalle Sauerland, who promotes Markussen - and then talks were revived and then off again.
 
However, this reporter have learned that as late as Monday there were still ongoing negotiations for Magee to face Markussen in Copenhagen February 18.
 
The parties are close, a TV deal is done, but there are still some details to be worked out and time is running out - so if there´s no agreement within the very immediate future the fight is indeed off.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jan(DK) on 01-18-2012

Markussen has only one lose and it was vs. Ottke in Germany (1,20 min) The Sergey Tatevosyan fight in 2006 was his last fight for more than 4 years due to a dispute with Mogens Palle....................... [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=W6N_OQi43Lw#t=2s[/url] [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCAtTAm1Gtw&feature=autoplay&list=UL6RzrEzcsO5E&lf=mfu_in_order&playnext=1[/url]

Comment by gingeralbino on 01-18-2012

[QUOTE=BattlingNelson;11680443]Patrick Nielsen? He's the best prospect in Denmark since Kessler and has mainstream appeal as well as exposure: He was no.2 in dancing with the stars. He's only 20 years old, but has fought main events for practically his entire…

Comment by BattlingNelson on 01-18-2012

.... and Magee can definetely win. I think Markussen should be the underdog here.

Comment by BattlingNelson on 01-18-2012

[QUOTE=gingeralbino;11680301]Hopefully Magee does a number on him lol! When this fight was talked about a while ago i thought i knew the Danish bloke he was going up against, but i was confusing him with an up and comer i…

Comment by gingeralbino on 01-18-2012

[QUOTE=BattlingNelson;11680287]Larsen is much more skilled. Markussen punches like a mule though. How he copes with a 12 round is a questionmark. It's been many years......[/QUOTE] Hopefully Magee does a number on him lol! When this fight was talked about a…

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