By Per Ake Persson

Middleweights Mikalai Vesialou (9-0-1) and Norbert Harcsa (11-1) clash for the vacant WBA Continental title on Saturday (May 4) in Charleroi, Belgium.

Harcsa, from Hungary, steps in for injured local hero Michel Garcia.

In the co-feature heavyweights Hervé Hubeaix (30-3) and Jack Mulowayi (6-0-1) battle it out for the vacant national title and cruiserweight Ryad Merhy (27-1) takes on Argentinean Cesar David Crenz (23-11) in a scheduled ten-rounder. The show is promoted by 12 Rounds Promotion headed by Alain Vanackere.

Norwegian featherweight Bernard Torres (7-0) has been in camp with former IBF and EBU champ Kiko Martinez and sparred 50+ plus rounds. Next fight is set and booked for May 11 in Madrid and if all goes well then Torres, of Filipino descent and thus named the Norwegian Pacman, will get a spot on the undercard to Sergio Garcia´s defence of the EBU super welterweight title against Sergey Rabchenko on June 21 in Torrelavega. The Norwegian Pacman is promoted by Maravilla Box.


Petko´s Box Promotion stage an outdoor show July 6 at the Brita Arena in Wiesbaden, Germany. Headlining the show is WBC International 175 lb champ Nick Hannig (8-0). Heavyweight Emir Ahmatovic (6-0) is also on the bill with more fights to be announced.


German cruiserweight Juergen Uldedaj (1-0) takes on Pole Krzysztof Twardowski (5-1) on May 11 in Magdeburg with the WBC Youth title at stake. Headlining this SES Promotions is Robin Krasniqi´s defence of the EBU super middleweight title against stablemate Stefan Haertel. Also on the bill is super middleweight Elvis Hetemi (12-1) who is in tough against 44-year old veteran Siarhei Khamitski (32-16-3).