By Per Ake Persson
German light heavyweight Dominic Boesel has been injured in sparring and his fight against EBU champ Karo Murat scheduled for December 16 in Weissenfels is postponed. SES will announce a new date shortly.
IBF Int´l heavyweight champ Aleksander Dimitrenko, now to be promoted by EC Boxing, will as previously reported headline EC`s show in Hamburg December 22. Opponent will be Adnan Redzovic, 18-2. Redozovic was last seen getting knocked out by Tom Schwarz in a fight for the WBO I/C title.
It will be Dimitrenko´s first defence he won in March in Sweden with a first round knockout over Adrian Granat.
Newly crowned WBA heavyweight champ Manuel Charr may or may not be the first German to hold a world heavyweight title since the days of Max Schmeling in early 1930`s. It appears, according to BILD, that Charr - born in Beirut, Lebanon, and in Germany since the age of five - is not yet a German citizen.
Chinese super middleweight Jinjiang Wang, 6-0-1. fights against Dane Ali Hussein, 4-1-1. this weekend in Hangelsberg, Germany, and his fight is aired live in China. In the main bouts of this big show super welterweight Ashley Theophane takes on Paata Aduashvili and Gianluca Frezza is in against Vladimer Janezashvili, also at super welter.
'The Dubliners' are on tour this weekend as two sons of Irish boxing legends feature on the same Belfast bill, with Phil Sutfcliffe Jr and Steve Collins Jr taking to the ring on Friday night.
Derry’s Tyrone McCullagh (8-0) tops a Ginley Promotions’ ‘Danger at the Devenish 2’ fight night in an eight-round clash against fellow undefeated super-bantamweight Tom Tran (6-0) of Germany.
And a stacked undercard at the Devenish Complex features a host of MTK Global-backed talent, including Sutcliffe Jr, who is the son of the two-time Irish Olympian and European amateur medallist, as well as Collins Jr, son of the two-weight world pro champion.
Heavy-handed Crumlin light-welterweight Sutcliffe Jr (13-2) also takes on undefeated German opposition, clashing with 7-0 Andreas Maier in a six-rounder, as he aims to rebuild following a stoppage loss to Josh Leather last May.