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Sauerland: McCall Saw Tape of Kubrat Pulev and Withdrew

Sauerland Event, who a few days ago announced that Elijah McCall (12-3, 11 KOs), the son of former WBC heavyweight champion Oliver McCall (57-13, 37 KOs), was going to face top ranked heavyweight Kubrat Pulev (19-0, 10 KOs) on April 5th in Rostock, says McCall has now withdrawn from the match after initially agreeing. A late replacement is being pursued for the show, which is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between Braehmer and Maccarinelli.

Sauerland Event wrote on their social network pages - "after agreeing 2 fight & docs being received. McCall watched tape of Pulev and pulled out of undercard bout. Replacement announced shortly."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 04-03-2014

[QUOTE=joe strong;14385802]Mccall has fought many big names & has fought all over the world. He is no stranger to fighting in europe. Pulev would get rounds of work in because he doesn't hit hard enough to ko oliver. Mccall is…

Comment by RonnieHornschuh on 04-01-2014

Sauerland only wanted to pay 10k for McCall. No wonder he didn't take the fight.

Comment by johnnycontrolet on 04-01-2014

Sauerland always pays peanuts and that's why McCall jr. withdrew.

Comment by joe strong on 04-01-2014

[QUOTE=Scott.Weiland.;14385760]Oliver McCall wouldn't actually be a bad opponent for Pulev,he is durable,would give Kubrat the rounds he craves,this fight should have been signed weeks ago.i would have like to see it.[/QUOTE] Mccall has fought many big names & has fought…

Comment by Scott.Weiland. on 04-01-2014

Oliver McCall wouldn't actually be a bad opponent for Pulev,he is durable,would give Kubrat the rounds he craves,this fight should have been signed weeks ago.i would have like to see it.

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