Arslan Gets Foe: Manuel Charr, Adrian Granat, Fornling in Action

By Per Ake Persson

Former WBA cruiserweight king Firat Arslan (38-8-2) returns as previously reported in Kassel (Germany) on EC Boxing´s and Oczan Cetinkaya´s co-promotion on Saturday June 4.

The opponent is now announced and it will be Marko Angermann (11-29-1) that stands in the blue corner. Angermann is not exactly on a winning trend and has failed to go past the second round in his last four fights.

In the headliner Swedish heavyweight Adrian Granat (12-0) takes on Bolivian Saul Farah (59-20-3) in a scheduled ten-rounder that goes out live in Scandinavia on Viasat Fighting.

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Light heavyweight Sven Fornling (10-0) and like Granat from Malmoe, Sweden, squares off against Yevgeni Makheietenko (6-4) in another ten rounder. Karo Murat (28-3-1) also at light heavyweight is in against Esteban Hillman Tababary (30-18-2).

Heavyweight Manuel Charr (28-4) have his first fight since August 2015 and takes on Andrei Mazanik (12-7-0). Charr suffered a brutal knockout in his last fight at the hands of current cruiserweight top contender Mairis Briedis, and then a month later he was shot due to a dispute which began on the internet.

Co-Promoter Cetinkaya (21-11-2) hails from Kassel and is to co-headline the show but no opponent is announced yet.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 05-31-2016

It's good to see Charr back in the ring after getting shot. He is very lucky & didn't suffer the same fate as Boytsov. This could be a good motivating factor. His last lost was to that Breidis guy who…

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