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Angelo Rottoli Passes Away at 61, Loses Battle With Coronavirus

Former EBU cruiserweight king and WBC world title challenger Angelo Rottoli has passed away at the age of 61 after a losing battle with the coronavrius. Italian media writes that Rottoli´s mother and ...

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Euro News: Dina Thorslund, Martin vs. Poulsen, Palle, More

Last week, there was one single professional boxing event in Europe taking place and it was at the Fightclub Wuppertal in Wuppertal (Germany). The gym was closed earlier the same week and the show - i...

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Dominic Boesel vs. Zac Dunn in Magdeburg is Now in Jeopardy

Fighting the coronavirus is tough and the list of postponed or cancelled shows continues to grow and here are some of the latest: EC Boxing´s show to go - March 21 set for their gym in Hamburg is now ...

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Kevin Lerena vs. Kai Robin Havnaa - Deal is Close For June

Norwegian paper VG writes that a deal is close for IBO cruiserweight champ Kevin Lerena (25-1) to take on Kai Robin Havnaa (16-0) in June in Norway - this is of course if the coronavirus pandemic is o...

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Euro News: Tony Yoka, Coronavirus KO's Signani Defense, More

The coronavirus have now caused EuroProm in France to postpone Matteo Signani´s defence of the EBU middleweight title against Maxime Beaussire until June 9. The fight was first scheduled for March 21 ...

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Euro News: Artur Szpilka Struggles in Win, Feigenbutz Update

Norwegian light heavy Tim-Robin Lihaug (20-4) won the vacant WBFed title last night in Bergen (Norway) with a unanimous decision over Vartan Avetisyan (18-3-1). It was scored 116-112 and 117-111 twice...

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Euro News: Kabayel vs. Wach on March 28, Szpilka Heads To Cruiser

The Edis Tatli (32-3) vs Gianluca Ceglia (15-3-1) fight for the vacant EBU lightweight title will go ahead on August 8 on the annual outdoor show in Savonlinna (Finland) reports the EBU. Tatli is a bi...

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Sven Fornling Decides To Retire From Boxing

Former IBO light heavyweight champion Sven Fornling from Malmoe, Sweden has today (March 2) announced his retirement. Fornling leaves the game at 15-2. The Swede lost the IBO title in November to Dom...

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Landry Kore, Oliver Mollenberg, Mikkel Nielsen Win in Denmark

Ringkoping, Denmark - In the main event of TK Promotion´s show middleweight Landry Kore (11-0-1) scored an exciting come from behind win and knocked out Frenchman Idaas Redjdal (10-2-2) with a left ho...

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Euro News: Troyanosvky, Radovan, Faust, Henriksson, More

Heavyweight prospect Viktor Faust (in the amateurs known as Viktor Vykhrustt) headlines a small show at the EC Boxing Gym in Hamburg on March 21. Opponent is to be announced. Faust (1-0) was first to ...

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Euro News: Zeuge-De Carolis, Tatli-Cecilia, Frida Wallberg, More

Agon Sports won today´s purse bids in Rome for the right to stage the fight for the vacant EBU super middleweight title between Tyron Zeuge (24-1-1) and Giovanni De Carolis (28-9-1) with an offer for ...

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Euro News: Johnson-Mikhalkin, Helenius, Duhaupas, More

The fight for the vacant EBU light heavyweight title between Callum Johnson (18-1) and Igor Mikhalkin (23-2) that was set for March 7 in Manchester on a Matchroom promotion is now pushed forward until...

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Euro News: Martin-Poulsen, Zeuge-De Carolis. Boesel-Dunn

Promoter Mogens Palle and Danish Fight Night won the purse bid today in Rome for Sandor Martin´s defence of the EBU super lightweight title against Danish challenger Enock Poulsen. Palle bid 55,555 eu...

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Euro News: Thorslund a Free Agent, Cukur Shocked, More

WBO female super bantamweight champ Dina Thorslund and Team Sauerland have parted ways. Thorslund´s contract was due to expire this month and won´t be extended. With Team Sauerland, Thorslund won WBC ...

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Euro News: Hagen-Plant Sparring, Sergio Garcia Defense, More

Norwegian light heavyweight Alexander Hagen (14-2-1) is currently in Las Vegas and has been sparring with IBF king Caleb Plant among others. Plant is scheduled to face Germany's Vincent Feigenbutz in ...

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Zeuge vs. Lepei on March 7: Schicke, Culcay Return on Card

AGON Sports have now announced the main events for the show in Wuppertal (Germany) on March 7. Local hero and middleweight Vincenzo Gualtieri (14-0) will fight for the German (BDB version) title again...

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Mahfoud Captures IBF-Interim Belt: Rossing, Sjekloca, Meng Win

Female featherweight Sarah Mahfoud (10-0) won the IBF interim-title with a unanimous decision over Argentinean Brenda Carabajal (16-5-1) after ten fast-paced rounds where the Danish lady dominated the...

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Euro News: Bernard Torres, Victor Faust, Sven Fornling, More

EC Boxing in Hamburg, Germany, have signed up Ukrainian heavyweight Victor Faust. Faust was in amateur boxing known under his real name Viktor Wychrist and he won Gold in the European championships in...

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Joe Joyce, Filip Hrgovic Ordered For EBU Belt, Purse Bid on Feb. 12

With Marco Huck sidelined with an injury, the EBU have installed up and coming Croatian heavyweight Filip Hrgovic (10-0) as co-challenger for the vacant EBU title along with Joe "Juggernaut" Joyce (10...

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Euro News: Matteo Signani, James Kraft, Abass Barou, More

EBU middleweight champion Matteo Signani (29-5-3) makes a voluntary defence of the title March 21 in Caen (France) against Frenchman Maxime Beaussire (29-2-1). This is the first defence of the title f...

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