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Zaveck Ready For Berto; Oi-Piispanen; Soro-Makaradze

By Per Ake Persson
 
Newly crowned EU jr welterweight champ Vittorio Oi will have to give ex-ruler Ville Piispanen a rematch. Oi won a controversial technical decision the first time around but Piispanen and his promoter Pekka Maeki protested to the EBU and while Oi is allowed a voluntary defense he will have to make his first mandatory defense against Piispanen.
 
IBF welterweight king Jan Zaveck is ready for the biggest fight of his career. Zaveck has now obtained his green card and will, according to his promoter SES, defend the title against Andre Berto somewhere in the United States on September 3.
 
French jr. middleweight Michel Soro takes on David Makaradze for the vacant WBO European title July 29 in Lyon. Soro is promoted by Asventure and Tundra.
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Boomy on 07-26-2011

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Comment by paulf on 07-17-2011

[QUOTE=jjbj2;10828211]I'll be honest, I have never seen any of Zaveck's fight. Is he strong? Or is he like Carl Froch slick and with power?[/QUOTE] His footwork is his biggest weakness. However he can bang, he's a good puncher, and has…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 07-17-2011

[QUOTE=jjbj2;10828211]I'll be honest, I have never seen any of Zaveck's fight. Is he strong? Or is he like Carl Froch slick and with power?[/QUOTE] I'll say he is a very sound fighter,just the kinda fighter who gives Berto trouble...

Comment by Boomy on 07-17-2011

Hi and greetings from [URL="http://www.stt.si/public/assets/images/europe.gif"]Slovenia[/URL]! ;) Dejan has been wearing the World Champion’s belt for 18 months already by now. A bit dissapointed because we could not get your heroes to fight our champion here. As I've seen that some…

Comment by jjbj2 on 07-12-2011

I'll be honest, I have never seen any of Zaveck's fight. Is he strong? Or is he like Carl Froch slick and with power?

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