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 Last update:  8/13/2014       Read more by Boxing Photos         
   
Photos: Abril, Tatli Go Face To Face at Helsinki Presser
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By Elisinio Castillo, notifight.com

As previously reported, the world lightweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), Cuba's Richar April 18-3-1 (8 KOs), will be defending his title against undefeated WBA intercontinental champion Edis Tatli 23-0 (7 KOs) in the challenger's backyard on the 20th of September at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland.

Both fighters participated in a packed press conference in Helsinki. 

The champion has more than a year of inactivity due to management issues. In his last fight, he successfully defended his title against Sharif Bogere on March 2, 2013 in Las Vegas.


  
"I'll make his life (Tatli) very difficult on September 20 and then knock him out," Abril said.


 
It will be the first world title fight in Finland since 1962, when Olli Mäki attempted unsuccessfully to dethrone featherweight champion Davey Moore. Tatli only said he hopes the Cuban champion will come to fight and not run away like a hare.

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comment by mex602, on 08-14-2014
another cuban track team star... glad the fight is in finland lol #cubanschool

comment by robust_, on 08-13-2014
Another ATG offense-oriented cuban boxer.

comment by King_, on 08-13-2014
Abril gets a lot of hate on here. Like, he gets so much hate.... people don't even talk about him and he's forced to defend his title against an undefeated fighter in Finland. I give mad props to Abril. Right now he is the definition of world champion. He was going to fight Eduard Troyanovsk...

comment by King_, on 08-13-2014
[QUOTE=New England]call me a sicko, but i'd love to see miguel vasquez get chased around the ring and eventually beat up by a guy like margarito. scratch that; by margarito himself. i don't know if abril made it to american TV, and i doubt it. vazquez somehow makes it to american TV. i ...

comment by New England, on 08-13-2014
call me a sicko, but i'd love to see miguel vasquez get chased around the ring and eventually beat up by a guy like margarito. scratch that; by margarito himself. i don't know if abril made it to american TV, and i doubt it. vazquez somehow makes it to american TV. i watch these guys an...

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