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 Last update:  12/20/2012       Read more by Mike Coppinger            &
Rodriguez, Erdei, Mendy, Sukhotsky in Tourney Talks
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By Mike Coppinger has been advised that a four-man light heavyweight tournament is being planned for Monaco.

In the preliminaries, to take place in March, Edwin Rodriguez (22-0, 15KOs) will face-off against Jean Paul Mendy (29-1-1, 16KOs) while Zsolt Erdei (33-0, 18KOs) will fight Dmitry Sukhotsky (19-2, 14KOs). The finals are scheduled for June.

Both Rodriguez and Erdei are promoted by Lou DiBella and Rodriguez will be moving up from 168 for the tourney. Erdei last fought in June 2011.

Mendy has participated in a tournament before, fighting in Showtime's first super middleweight tourney. Sukhotsky (19-2, 14 KOs) is 31 and has fought most of his bouts in his native Russia.

Tags: Zsolt Erdei , Dmitry Sukhotsky , Jean Paul Mendy , Edwin Rodriguez

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comment by Scott Dennett, on 12-20-2012
Congrats to Edwin and Team Rodriquez. This is an opportunity Edwin deserves...and will make the most of.

comment by zuldo, on 12-20-2012
let's go bomba Rodriguez .... DR.... Posted from App for Android

comment by daggum, on 12-20-2012
wow what a great tourney! this is almost as good as calzaghe's super six against manfredo, mcintyre, pudwill, mtchikian and juan carlos ferrari.

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