By Per Ake Persson
Light heavyweight contender Karo Murat (25-2-1) is out with an injury to his left shoulder and his fight against Benjamin Simon (25-1), that was the headliner of EC Boxing´s show in Berlin on March 6th, is postponed for two to three months. The show is still on though and with a surprise main event in K-1 star Tyrone Spong in from the United States to make his pro debut in boxing fighting as a heavyweight against an opponent to be announced.
According to promoter Erol Ceylan there are talks with Oczan Cetinkaya and Alexander Ustinov about fighting Spong. Also on the bill are heavyweight Sinan Baram, cruisers Varol Vekiloglu and Lars Buchholz, light heavyweight Leo Tchoula and featherweight Adnan Ozcoban. There will all in all be 12 fights on the bill with the main fights televised by EuroSport.