By Per Ake Persson
AGON Sports promotes in Schwerin on June 15 with three former world champs on top of the bill.
Former WBA super middleweight ruler Tyron Zeuge (23-1-1) takes on Adan Silvera (11-1) with the vacant EU title at stake, former WBA jr middleweight ruler Jack Culcay (25-4) is back in action after the loss to Sergiy Derevyanchenko in a IBF 160 lb eliminator and takes on Italian Stefano Castellucci (24-8).
And finally, Juergen Braehmer (50-3) will have his first fight since December of last year and squares off against Nils Schmidt (17-0) from nearby Wismar. Braehmer is still Zeuge´s trainer and is the mandatory challenger for the EBU 168 lb title.
Hungarian super welterweight Balazs Bacskai (9-0) takes on Brazilian Davi Eliasquevici (14-8-1) on the undercard to Billy Joe Saunders vs Shefat Isufi in Stevenage Saturday night. Bacskai represented Hungary in 2016 Olympics and won numerous titles in the amateurs.
Promoter Ulf Steinforth and his SES have been named Promoter of the Decade by the German Federation, the BDB. It´s the first time this award has been handed out.
SES also promotes the German - BDB version - fighter of the year for 2018 and that is reigning EBU light heavyweight champ Dominic Boesel. Female fighter of the year is EBU featherweight queen Nina Meinke and she also promoted by SES.
Danish promoter Hadi Hamane added this past weekend two more Swedish fighters to his growing stable and that is heavyweight Modo Sallah and super middleweight Dennis Kauffer. Hadi Hamane now has nine fighters signed up, one Dane and eight Swedes with six debutants. First show is scheduled for Koge, Denmark, June 21.
Super featherweights Jon Fernandez (17-1) and Tuomo Eronen (21-6) clash for the vacant EU title June 22 in Torrelavega (Spain). Fernandez was first all set to take on Italian Michele Magnesi in Italy but Magnesi have pulled out and in comes Eronen, # 11 in the EU ratings. Headlining this Maravilla Box promotion is Sergio Garcia´s defence of the EBU super welterweight title against Sergey Rabchenko.
Undefeated US based Swedish heavyweight Otto Wallin (20-0-0-1) returns to the ring July 12 in Seattle, Washington. Wallin saw his US debut cut short when his fight against Nick Kisner ended in a No Contest after only one round of boxing after an accidental clash of heads left Kisner unable to continue.
Opponent for the July 12 show is to be announced.