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Rodriguez, Erdei, Mendy, Sukhotsky in Tourney Talks

By Mike Coppinger

BoxingScene.com 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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) 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.... [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

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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