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Baysangurov, Konecny Make Weight For a Kiev War

By Alexey Sukachev and Dmitry Mikhalchuk

The fight scene is all but set for a huge night of boxing, which takes place at the Kiev Palace of sports tomorrow. The event's biggest attraction is a long-awaited showdown between two reigning WBO champions in an all-European unification within the limits of the light middleweight class. A couple of hours ago both combatants successfully tipped the scales slightly under 154 pounds.

Reigning champion Zaurbek Baysangurov (27-1, 20 KOs), a proud Chechen native representing K2 Promotions, who is making the second defense of his maroon belt weighed-in at 152.3 pounds, while his opponent and WBO interim titleholder Lukas Konecny (48-3, 23 KOs) was a bit heavier at 153.4. Both boxers made the limit on their first attempts.

Ten more fights under K2 and SES will constitute a huge undercard. Other participants of the event have also taken part in the weigh-in, and here are the most interesting pairs:

Sergey Fedchenko (30-2, 13 KOs) 140 vs Nugzar Margvelashvili (25-18, 11 KOs) 141
Andrew Rudenko (22-0, 14 KOs) 248.5 vs Ivica Perkovic (17-16, 13 KOs) 271.5
Dmytro Nikulin (24-1, 8 KOs) 155.3 vs Fayzullo Akhmedov (10-10-1, 5 KOs) 156

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by US Dirk Killer on 10-05-2012

What time is this going to be tomorrow? Afternoon-ish

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 10-05-2012

Very underated fight both guys have an offensive mindset which should lead to some real good action throughout

Comment by US Dirk Killer on 10-05-2012

[QUOTE=any craic lad?;12580205]Should be a good scrap id like too see Baysangurov win but i think Koceny can stop him Baysangurov has had chin issues and Koceny is relentless[/QUOTE] He got Knocked down by a part time french boxer

Comment by any craic lad? on 10-05-2012

Should be a good scrap id like too see Baysangurov win but i think Koceny can stop him Baysangurov has had chin issues and Koceny is relentless

Comment by US Dirk Killer on 10-05-2012

Konecny going to get robbed in Kiev

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