The "new" Universum Box Promotion joined forces with Legacy Sports Management for a show at a drive in movie in Duesseldorf (Germany) last night. Touted light heavyweight James Kraft (18-0-1) won a split decision over tough Czech journeyman Karel Horejsek (17-13-3). The judges had it 58-56 twice for Kraft and 58-57 for Horejsek.
Super welterweight Ali Dohier (3-0-1) appears to have been overmatched against experienced Frenchman Fouad El Massoudi (17-12-1) but got a draw after eight rounds. Dohier had a point deducted for losing his mouthpiece one time too many.
In another fight at super welterweight Ahmed El Mousaoui (33-3-1) stopped local man Sergej Wotschel (14-5-1) in three rounds.
Heavyweight Patrick Korte (16-1) from nearby Essen was forced to pull out of the show fight week due to an injury.
Promoter and former WBO and EBU super welterweight champ Lukas Konecny returned to Pub Eden in Usti nad Labem on Saturday night (July 11) with a four-rounders only show - with one exception. Female super bantamweight Phannarai Netisri (6-0) outscored Veronika Andrasik (0-3) over six two-minute rounds.
In other action, light heavyweight Stanislav Eschner (13-14-1) stopped Ivo Zednicek (1-4) in two rounds and super middleweight Matus Babiak (8-2) stopped Bohuslav Jano (3-40) in the first.
Tymex Boxing Promotion staged a show Friday (July 10) night in Sosnowa (Poland) topped by lightweight Damin Wrzesinski, (20-1-2) who knocked out Venezuelan Otto Gamez (19-3) in the fourth of a scheduled 10-rounder.
Heavyweight Marcin Siwy (21-0) stopped Kamil Bodzioch (6-1) in the first while female lightweight Oleksandra Sidorenko (9-0) outscored Karina Kopinska (13-34-3).
Semi-retired Danish super middleweight/light heavyweight Patrick Nielsen is now an official member of MC club Satudurah, reports BT.
Nielsen has the status of "prospect". As for his status as a fighter, well, "has-been" might be right but Patrick (30-3) is not officially retired and last fought in October of last year.
There are talks of a rematch between IBO and WBC interim-female super welterweight champ Patricia Berghult (14-0) and Hannah Rankin (9-4). Berghult beat Rankin in St Julians, Malta, last year but have been unable to make a defence of the titles mainly due to Covid-19. Berghult vs Rankin II could go ahead in Gibraltar in October.