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Sylvester vs Proksa, EBU Title Battle Set For October 1

By Per Ake Persson

Former IBF middleweight champ Sebastian Sylvester (34-4-1) returns on October 1 in Neubrandenburg on a Sauerland promotion with a fight for the vacant EBU title against Polish opponent Grzegorz Proksa (25-0).
 
The two will battle it out in Sylvester´s "livingroom," the Jahnsport Forum, where Sebastian enjoys a big fan following. Proksa, promoted by Matchroom, has previously held the EU crown but never fought at the level that Sylvester has but while untested he´s also fresh and on the way up. The winner of this fight will have ex-WBC titleholder Sebastian Zbik as mandatory challenger. The EBU title was left vacant by Darren Barker.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MarcianoFan on 08-22-2011

I wouldn't really call Proksa untested at all. He convincingly beat Pablo Navascues, who had a draw on his record with Ring #7 Javier Castillejo a few years ago. I had Navascues ranked #15 when Proksa beat him, and consequently…

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