Culcay vs. Andrade on March 11, Abraham-Krasniqi on April 22

By Per Ake Persson

The always well informed German Bild Zeitung writes that contracts are signed and WBA "regular" super welterweight title champion Jack Culcay (22-1, 11 KOs) will defend the title on March 11 against Demetrius Andrade (23-0, 16 KOs) on a Sauerland Event promotion. Site is not announced.

Sauerland have also announced a title defence by Tyron Zeuge for March 18 but how that will work out now is not known.

Bild also reveals that SES and Sauerland have reached an agreement for the WBO eliminator at super middleweight between Arthur Abraham and Robin Krasniqi. The fight will go ahead on a SES promotion on April 22 in either Magdeburg or Ludwigsburg.


Adrian Granat´s defence of the IBF International heavyweight title against Alexander Dimitrenko March 18 at the Baltic Hall in Malmoe (Sweden) is supported by a strong nine-fight undercard.

In the co-feature Swedish light heavyweight champ Sven Fornling (11-1) takes on Arijan Sherifi (13-0) in the. Fornling is like Granat, fighting in his hometown.

Another local hero is super welterweight Simon Henriksson (4-1) and he is in against Dominican Brayner Vazquez (9-1) in a scheduled six-rounder.

Former EBU light heavyweight champ Ior Mikhalkin (18-1) begin his comeback in a ten rounder against Yevgeni Makhteienko (8-6).

Cruiserweight Nikola Milalic (14-1-0) takes on Andy Perez (20-4) and welter Fatih Keles (7-0) square off against Fernando Monte de Oca (29-3).

Heavyweight Thsibuabua Kalonga a/k/a Junior Maximus (6-0) fights an opponent to be announced in a scheduled eight rounder.

As always when in Sweden all fights set for more than 12 minutes duration needs special permission from Martial Arts Delegation.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by giacomino on 01-15-2017

[QUOTE=Boxing Truth;17353784]Andrade is your classic usa fighter. Fights once a year vs garbage opposition, then demands big money. The culture of entitlements has destroyed the black american fighter.[/QUOTE] Racist much?

Comment by CoachMac34 on 01-14-2017

[QUOTE=bigdramashow;17352763]Who the **** is culcay lol. I thought berto said there were no easy pickings in pbc this year...[/QUOTE] You do realize this is a title fight....right ? With a win, Andrade becomes the #1 contender for the WBA super…

Comment by Boxing Truth on 01-14-2017

Andrade is your classic usa fighter. Fights once a year vs garbage opposition, then demands big money. The culture of entitlements has destroyed the black american fighter.

Comment by pacmanis1 on 01-14-2017

Andrade could be a p4p fighter already if he had a better team.

Comment by Mammoth on 01-14-2017

Good. He needs to stop taking and start fighting. Hopefully this is an active year for him.

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