By Per Ake Persson
EBU super welterweight champion Sergey Rabchenko (25-0, 18KOs) now has Italian Emanuele Della Rosa (33-1, 9KOs) as mandatory challenger. The fight has January 21 at noon as deadline for purse bids. Rabchenko is ranked # 1 by the WBC while Della Rosa is # 5 so this effectively is also a world title eliminator. Rabchenko is promoted by Hatton Promotions and managed by Philippe Fondu while Della Rosa is with OPI 2000.