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Zsolt Erdei Farewell Show is Becoming Even Bigger

By Per Ake Persson

Felix-Promotion´s show in Kecskemet on March 8, where former WBO light heavyweight and WBC cruiserweight king Zsolt Erdei (33-1) says farewell with a fight for the vacant WBO Euro title against Georgian Shalva Jomardashvili (36-6-2), will be the biggest boxing event in Hungary since Erdei and now retired super middleweight Karoly Balzsay headlined a Universum show in Budapest back in 2007.

In the co-feature, super bantamweight Zsolt Bedak (19-1) takes on George Gachechiladze (13-9) for the vacant WBO Euro belt. Added to the bill is former WBC cruiser champ and heavyweight contender Juan Carlos Gomez, who like Erdei is trained by Fritz Sdunek, and the Black Panther, now back at cruiser, will go for the WBO Int´l title against an opponent to be announced. Rounding up the title fights is middleweight Lajos Mark Nagy, who fights for the WBO Youth strap. Nagy is unbeaten in 16 fights but is relatively untested.

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