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Rafael Jackiewicz-Gianluca Branco in Play For June 30th

By Per Ake Persson

Newly crowned EU welterweight champ, Polish veteran Rafael Jackiewicz will defend the title against another old-timer, Italian veteran Gianluca Branco. The planned date is June 30 at a site to be announced in Poland.
 
The EBU have thus suspended the purse bids for Jackiewicz vs his mandatory challenger Karlo Tabaghua but a deal for a fight between these two is reportedly in place.
 
Tabaghua will fight on a tuneup June 29 in Halle an der Saale in Germany and if all goes well he will then be moved towards an IBF I/C title fight September 21 in Belgium against an opponent to be announced - this is a deal that isn´t finalized yet but if all goes well here Karlo will then challenge the winner of Jackiewicz vs Branco.
 
More to come ...

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lutenco on 06-08-2012

GIANLUCA by UD!!!

Comment by knockoutkid on 06-08-2012

Jackewicz is like Audley Harrison, barely threw a punch against Brook.

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