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Pianeta vs Botha is Set For May 16th Event in Frankfurt

by Per Ake Persson

Unbeaten heavyweight Francesco Pianeta takse on Francois Botha May 16 at the Brandenburg Hall in Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany, on a SES promotion. Pianeta vs Botha shapes up as an interesting matchup between a big talent who´s lost his way a little and a battle tested, worn warrior, who may have enough left to create an upset.
 
Botha, 48-7-3, is of course well past his best and comes off a stoppage loss to Carlos Takam last time out. At the same time Pianeta, 25-0-1 and a big, strong, well schooled fighter, have shown a bad tendency to lose his way during fights and he has a lot to prove before being taken for real in the heavyweight division.
 
In the main event, Susi "Killer Queen" Kentikian defends the WBA, WBO and WIBF flyweight titles against American Melissa McMorrow.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 04-24-2012

a crap card, Botha ko'd last bout...Kentikian really headlines w/all her belts but little Miss Armenia won't leave Germany 2 box Juarez or AM Torres...

Comment by D-MiZe on 04-23-2012

Pianeta's career has really stalled.

Comment by joe strong on 04-23-2012

[QUOTE=JKidd2624;12034526]And booking a fight with the broken down Francois Botha will do that...[/QUOTE] botha looked great vs michael grant. he was winning until grant caught him with a huge punch that knock him out for a couple of minutes. he…

Comment by Mastrangelo on 04-23-2012

Sosnowski already beat this guy, there's no hope for him at top 15 level.

Comment by JKidd2624 on 04-23-2012

[QUOTE]a lot to prove before being taken for real in the heavyweight division.[/QUOTE] And booking a fight with the broken down Francois Botha will do that...

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