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Szpilka's Injured Hand Prevents Zimnoch Showdown

By Luke Furman

Heavyweights Artur Szpilka (13-0, 10 KOs) and Krzysztof Zimnoch (13-0-1, 10 KOs) will not collide as many had expected on February 23rd in Poland as part of the Golota-Saleta undercard. Szpilka fought two weeks ago in Chicago and he went to war with Mike Mollo, but he injured his left hand. Szpilka vs. Zimnoch was gaining steam after the two of them had a scuffle at the press conference to announce Golota-Saleta. Szpilak will likely return on April 20th. Zimnoch will probably fight late replacement Damian Trzcińskim (4-2, 2 KOs).

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by papillon82 on 02-16-2013

[QUOTE=molinari;13042117]Adamek Szpilka wont happen anytime soon, Szpilkas trainer wont allow it and Adamek sees nothing for him in that fight. And this thread is bs, the real reason is that 4th round knockdown, he need some time off after that,…

Comment by molinari on 02-16-2013

Adamek Szpilka wont happen anytime soon, Szpilkas trainer wont allow it and Adamek sees nothing for him in that fight. And this thread is bs, the real reason is that 4th round knockdown, he need some time off after that,…

Comment by The Nephilim on 02-16-2013

[QUOTE=papillon82;13041378]Could very well be, but isn't it too big a step up for Szpilka at this stage in his career?[/QUOTE] Hard to say, given Adamek's recent drinking problems and loss of form. Might be the right time for Szpilka to…

Comment by joe strong on 02-16-2013

i called this to happen way before the mollo fight...

Comment by papillon82 on 02-16-2013

[QUOTE=The Nephilim;13041065]Szpilka vs Adamek?[/QUOTE] Could very well be, but isn't it too big a step up for Szpilka at this stage in his career?

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