Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Euro News: Lejarraga vs. Real, Braehmer Withdraws, Lauren is Back

Spanish super welterweight Kerman Lejarraga (29-2) is now official challenger for the vacant EU 154 lb title. Co-challenger is his compatriot Isaac Real (20-3-1). The EBU have set January 8 as deadline for purse offers/agreements.

Lejarraga made his debut at super welterweight on Nov 30 with a first round knockout over Anderson Clayton. Earlier this year he lost twice to David Avanesyan at welter just ahead of his expected US debut.

kerman-lejarraga

German super middleweight and former world champ Juergen Braehmer (51-3) has pulled out of the fight against Emre Cukur (14-0) that was set for February 8 in Goeppingen. Braehmer takes on Juergen Doberstein (25-3-1) on December 21 in Hamburg and was according to German media never happy with the date for the EBU fight.
....

Also on the December 21 bill in Hamburg 21 - billed as German edition and promoted by star chef Michael Wollenberg and Petko´s Box Promotion - is a fight between lightweights Howik Bebraham (15-1) and Marco Antonio Juarez Rodriguez (10-5-3) in what is billed as  a "WBC eliminator". And it is, it´s an eliminator and the winner gets a shot at the WBC International title.
...

Former WBC female super welterweight champ Mikaela Lauren made a comeback of sorts last night in Gothenburg (Sweden) and outscored Paty Ramirez. This was depending on how one counts the second comeback fight by the 43-year old Lauren.

There are a couple of big fights out there and one of them might be against the holder of the WBC interim title Patricia Berghult in what would be an all-Swedish showdown. Then there´s of course also Claressa Shields, who will need opponents during 2020 and the top in female boxing is rather thin.
...

Danish Q Boxing Promotion headed by Svend Rasmussen announced its retirement last night with press release. All contracted fighters are released from their contracts and that includes super middleweight Patrick Nielsen.

As to why the closure Q claims it comes after "months of harassment" after some emails have been sent out to possible sponsors and fight venues.

In a press release Q writes as follows: "The content of these e-mails has been accusations that are not true. Furthermore, we have indications that the information of these mails have been given from an internal source."

While the harassment has been reported to the police, the promoter's team has decided to put an end to the boxing stable.

"Thomas Møllenberg was ready to take over. However, this week we have received several e-mails why Thomas has decided not to take over," Svend Rasmussen says.

The promoter team has decided that enough is enough.

And Thomas Møllenberg is sad to see QProBoxing closing.

"It has been a pleasure working with Svend Rasmussen and the team we put together. I’m sure we were heading for a great future," Møllenberg says.

" But I’ve also seen the e-mails we have received and it has been grotesquely to see what has been written and it has led to my decision not to take over at QProBoxing.

The closure of QProBoxing also means that all boxers are free to find a new promoter.

"We had a dream of bringing Danish boxing back to its heydays. Unfortunately, someone doesn’t want us to be a part of the sport," Svend Rasmussen says.

User Comments and Feedback
ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (0)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
McCarter: Claressa Shields Lacks Power, Still Fights in Amateur Style Deontay Wilder Believes He's Far Too Dangerous To Do MMA Billy Joe Saunders Brings Back Ben Davison As Trainer Blair Cobbs vs. Samuel Kotey Set For Garcia-Fonseca DAZN Bill Claressa Shield's Wish-List Includes Headlining PPV, P4P Lists, MMA Kownacki: After Helenius, I Want The Wilder vs. Fury Winner! Shishkin Defeats Sierra On Points In Uneventful Bout Ergashev Knocks Out Estrella With Body Shot In First Round O'Quinn Out-Points Vasquez In 'ShoBox' Opener Spencer vs. Spring, Cota vs. Cornflake, Mielnicki - Weights Chris Colbert, Jezreel Corrales - Set For Showdown Julian Williams, Jeison Rosario - Ready For War in Philly Helenius: I've Fought Guys Like Kownacki - I Can Beat Him! Felix Verdejo, Christopher Diaz, Nova, Anderson - Weights Julian Williams-Jeison Rosario Weigh-In Results From Philadelphia Eleider Alvarez, Michael Seals - Ready For Battle Kownacki vs. Helenius is Official, March 7 at Barclays Center Steve Rolls vs. Shady Gamhour - UFC Fight Pass on Jan. 28 Williams Learned From Hurd's Mistakes In Handling Hometown Fight Michael Seals: They Wrote Me Off After TKO Loss To Rodriguez Joe Joyce May Have Warm-Up Bout Before Dubois Bout in April Jarrett Hurd: No Intention of Going To 160, I Want Williams Canelo Alvarez Is The BWAA 2019 Fighter Of The Year Floyd Mayweather Is The BWAA's Fighter Of The Decade Ja'Rico O'Quinn Vows To Make a Statement in ShoBox Clash James-Dulorme For 3rd WBA Welterweight Title 4/11 In Minneapolis Scott Quigg vs. Jono Carroll on March 7 in Manchester Parker's Trainer Expects Usyk To Perform Much Better in Next Time Tyson Fury: "If I Don't Knock Wilder Out, It Doesn't Count!" BoxingScene.com's Television Pick of The Week - January 17 Brandun Lee: I Need This Step Up In Competition Peter Kahn - A Boxing Success Story, 25 Years In The Making Jordan Gill Cleared After Health Scare, Hopes To Return In March Brook's Trainer Hopes Khan Clash Finally Happens - For The Fans Nearly 19 Years, 250 Editions Later, 'ShoBox' Still True To Mission Ja'Rico O'Quinn Aims To Impress in TV Debut on Showtime McGregor Very Interested in Pacquiao Clash at Allegiant Stadium Arum Expects To Sign Tony Yoka, Have Him Return in Spring Munguia's Co-Promoter Views Golovkin as The Ideal Opponent Chavez Sr, Jorge Arce - Face To Face at Rematch Presser
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement