Articles by author: Per Ake Persson(2527 results)

Ceylan-Sanchez on Nov. 24, Wallisch-Hammer, Krasniqi-Haertel

The annual Memorial show in honor of two-time Olympian Jorma Limmonen at the Paasitorni in Helsinki October will this year feature professional boxing as well. There will be three eight rounders on to...Read More

Karl Mildenberger, Former EBU Champ & Ali Foe, Passes Away

Former EBU heavyweight champ and world title contender Karl Mildenberger has passed away at the age of 80, reports media in Germany. Mildenberger turned pro in 1958 and first challenged for the EBU t...Read More

Arslan vs. Seferi on Nov. 17, Wallisch vs. Hammer on Dec. 15

Heavyweights Michael Wallisch, 19-0, and Christian Hammer, 23-5, meet December 15 at the Sporthalle in Hamburg on a big dinner show promoted by EC Boxing and Michael Wollenbach, a prominent chef who n...Read More

Imre Szello vs. Gusmyr Perdomo Set Down For October 14

Hungarian cruiserweight Imre Szello, 21-0 and WBO # 4, IBF # 9 and WBC # 13, take on Venezuelan veteran Gusmyr Perdomo, 25-8, on October 14 in Salgotarjan in the headliner of a Felix-Promotion show....Read More

Zakaria Attou Stripped of EBU Belt, Milas vs. Tintor on Oct. 6

French super welterweight Zakaria Attou, 27-6-2, has been stripped of the EBU title. Attou was all set defend the title on September 29 in Torrelavega, Spain, against Sergio Garcia, 27-0....Read More

Ngabu vs. Merhy in Play For EBU Strap After Jur KO Loss

Romanian cruiserweight Alexandru Jur suffered a crushing one round knockout loss this past weekend against noted puncher Dmitry Kudryashov in Kemerovo (Russia). This loss cost him the position as man...Read More

Rossing, Poulsen, Morell, Meng Get Big Wins in Denmark

Copenhagen, Denmark - Cruiserweight Detlef Rossing, 9-0, stopped Viktor Polyakov, 13-5-1, at 1.52 of the second round. Rossing scored with a right hand-left hook combination and Polyakov went down on ...Read More

Euro News: Goulamirian vs. Flanagan, Ducastel No-Shows, More

French female featherweight Stephanie Ducastel was all set to take on Sarah Mahfoud tomorrow night in Copenhagen in one of the main events on this Danish Fight Night promotion. However, Ducastel was a...Read More

Euro News: Tyron Zeuge, Giner vs. Ziani, Rossing vs. Nielsen

The fight for the vacant EBU super featherweight title between Juli Giner 23-3-1, and Samir Ziani,28-3-1, will go ahead sometime in November in Barcelona with Gallego Prada Promociones staging it....Read More

Marijan Benes, Yugoslavian Boxing Legend, Passes Away at 67

One of the greatest in Yugoslavian boxing, Marijan Benes, passed away September 4 at the age of 67 in Banja Luka in what is known as Republika Srpska in what is now Bosnia, after a long time of illnes...Read More

News: Karo Murat, Tyron Zeuge, Balazs Bacskai, Yves Ngabu

IBO light heavyweight Karo Murat was cut in sparring and his defence against Swedish challenger - and stablemate in EC boxing - Sven Fornling is off. This fight might be on again in December, writes A...Read More

Zeuge is Ready To Face Feigenbutz on 9/15, Kraft is Out

German super middleweight Toni Kraft is, according to, injured or sick and is out of the fight against Vincent Feigenbutz - which is scheduled for September 15 in Ludwigshafen. ...Read More

Erkan Teper vs. Robert Helenius on September 29, Gerber is Out

The heavyweight clash between Erkan Teper and Robert Helenius is back on, reports German website The two were recently co-challengers for the EU title but no deal was made and then Teper ...Read More

Euro News: Cavicchi Passes, Tatli Eyes World Title, Polyakov, More

Former EBU and Italian heavyweight champion Franco Cavicchi passed away a few days ago at the age of 90. Cavicchi turned pro in 1952 in what was a golden era for Italian boxing and won the EBU title i...Read More

Alexander Dimitrenko Makes Quick Return, Back on September 8

German heavyweight Alexander Dimitrenko, 41-4, returns to action on September 8 on the Fritz Sdunek Memorial show in Zinnowitz (Germany) against an opponent is to be announced. Dimitrenko just fought...Read More

Dina Thorslund Captures WBO Belt, Points Win Over Munoz

Denmark - Dina Thorslund, 12-0, won the vacant WBO 122 lb female title with a dominant performance over tough but limited Mexican Yessica Munoz, an apparently inflated 17-2-1....Read More

Mikkel Nielsen Picks Up Decision Win in Denmark

Struer, Denmark - Colorful super welterweight Mikkel Nielsen, 6-0, outscored a tough opponent in Georgian Nikoloz Gviniashvili over six close rounds. Both were cut early in the first, Gviniashvili by ...Read More

Cecilia Braekhus No Longer Fighting on Canelo-Golovkin Card

The First Lady, WBA, WBC, WBO, IBF and IBO female welter champion Cecilia Braekhus is now off the big September 15th event in Las Vegas where Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez headline in a rematch....Read More

Braehmer vs. Krasniqi Rematch in Play For Year's End

BILD writes that former WBA, EBU and WBO light heavyweight champ Juergen Braehmer, 40-3, is in full training in Schwerin for a possible showdown against EBU super middle titleholder Robin Krasniqi - a...Read More

Jack Culcay vs. Rafael Bejaran Set For September 22

Former WBA super welterweight champ Jack Culcay, 24-3, continues his comeback with a showdown against Rafael Bejaran on September 22 in Potsdam, writes BILD. It is said to be a IBF eliminator at middl...Read More