Sebastian Zbik Officially Withdraws From The Proksa Bout

By Per Ake Persson

It's now official. Sebastion Zbik (30-1, 10 KOs) has withdrawn from a planned mandatory fight with EBU middleweight champion Grzegorz Proksa (26-0, 19 KOs). Sturm Boxing, the promotional company run by WBA middleweight champion Felix Sturm, won the EBU's purse bid. Zbik had long expressed his issues with fighting under the banner of his old Universum stablemate, Sturm. Instead, Zbik would rather fight Sturm for the WBA title. Sturm was planning to stage the event on March 2 in Germany, but a venue was never announced as it was whispered from that start that Zbik would withdraw.

Proksa will now face the highest available contender.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Russian Crushin on 01-31-2012

I understand him pulling out But i really wanted Proksa to show exactly what he's got

Comment by giacomino on 01-31-2012

Proksa looks like the real deal. Hope to see him in with one of the other "champions" by the end of the year. Zbik will spend the next few years fighting c-level opponents until his promoters find a softy for…

Comment by Nicolino on 01-31-2012

Martinez said so, Proksa should join Toprank or retire. [IMG][/IMG]

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 01-31-2012

The Top EBU contenders are 1.Darren BARKER 2.Martin MURRAY 3.Matthew MACKLIN 4.Julien Marie SAINTE 5.Sebastian SYLVESTER 6.Domenico SPADA 7.Dominik BRITSCH 8.Maksim BURSAK 9.Sergey KHOMITSKY 10.Ante BILIC 11.Geard AJETOVIC 12.Shalva JOMARDASHVILI He's gonna fight one of these guys. The only available…

Comment by jrosales13 on 01-31-2012

MW's and HW's are the top 2 divisions where contenders refuse to fight each other.

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