Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Markussen vs Bendell is Scheduled For December 17th

Rudy Markussen (36-2, 23 KOs) will be looking to add Steven Bendall (29-6, 14 KOs) to his list of KO victims when they clash at the TV2 Fight Night in Herning on December 17. Ever since his comeback last year, the “Hardhitter” has made quick work of his opponents, stopping Christophe Karagoz in the sixth-round before back-to-back first-round KO wins over Dejan Ribic and Michael Recloux. Next in line is Bendall. “I look forward to fighting in Herning again,” Markussen said. “Bendall is the last obstacle between me and a title fight so I will try to get him out of the way as soon as possible. I will not under-estimate him but I don´t think he can keep up with my power. I will knock him out.”

Bendall comes off a contested points loss against up-and-coming German middleweight star Dominik Britsch (26-0, 9 KOs). “Bendall is a tough opponent, very experienced and not easy to fight against,” promoter Nisse Sauerland said. “Rudy has big things coming up – but only if he gets past Bendall. He needs to take one step at a time. This is like a title eliminator for Rudy and I expect him to rise to the occasion and lay the foundation for a huge 2012.”

Tickets for the TV2 Fight Night are available at www.billetnet.dk.

Tags: Rudy Markussen image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BattlingNelson on 11-30-2011

Good test for Markussen. This should prove wheter he's ready for world class again. Would be good if he is. That sick power of his can give anybody a scare.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Jacobs: Sulecki is Game; Let's See if He Can Take the Punches Adonis Stevenson Very Confident He'll KO Badou Jack: Don't Blink! Martin Murray: I'll Retire if Saunders Wins, Confident I'll Beat Him BoxingScene.com's Television Picks of The Week - Feb. 22 George Groves: James DeGale's Value Has Diminished Significantly Haye Believes That He Would Do a 'Muhammad Ali' on Joshua Mikey Garcia's Coach Feels Errol Spence Fight is The Wrong Move Luis Nery: This Time I'll End Yamanaka in The Sixth Round Donnie Nietes Versus The Clock Canelo's Trainer: GGG Will Be The Same Fighter, Never Changes! Rigondeaux's Coach: Rigo Should Not Suffer Over One Bad Night David Benavidez: I Hope To Fight Gilberto Ramirez, George Groves Photos: Joseph Diaz, Victor Terrazas - Ready For Indio Battle Canelo Will Hit Colorado in March To Prepare For Golovkin Photos: Sor Rungvisai, Estrada, Cuadras, Nietes - Workouts Golovkin Reaches Deal With Tecate Ahead of Canelo Rematch Ortiz-Alexander Peaked at 1.53M Viewers, Averaged 1.13M on FOX Lomachenko-Linares: Arum, Gomez Trade Words - No Date Budge Garcia-Rios Peaked at 558K Viewers, Averaged 516K on Showtime Photos: Dmitry Bivol Putting in Work For Sullivan Barrera Clash Wilder vs. Ortiz Update: Another Title Fight Added To Card Diaz: Gary Russell Has Lots of Flaws; Inactivity Will Be Downfall Hearn: I'd Love To Have Tony Bellew Fight Andre Ward Next! Kovalev-Mikhalkin: Ashkeyev, Murtazaliev, Nursultanov on The Bill Genesis Servania Inks Promotional Pact With Top Rank Holzken: I'm Here To Take Over The World Boxing Super Series Haye To Bellew: I Love You, I've Got a Crush on You Hooker: After I Win The Belt I Won't Run and Hide Like Flanagan! Hearn: Jacobs Deserves Shot at the Winner of Canelo-Golovkin Luis Ortiz: Wilder Talks So Much Just To Try to Convince Himself Briedis' Manager: In a Rematch, My Fighter Will Beat Usyk! Jack Catterall Confident That He Would Beat Ohara Davies Zelfa Barrett vs. Ronnie Clark For IBF European Title WBC Prez: Thurman Has To Fight Shawn Porter and Danny Garcia! Warren: Eubank is Domestic Level, How About Groves-Saunders? Golovkin's Coach: There is No Pressure To Knock Canelo Out Kem Ljungquist Feeling Pleased With Recent Performance Hall of Fame Promoter Reflects on Key Atlantic City Fights Frampton: I'll Need To Be at My Best To Beat Nonito Donaire Regis Prograis Very Motivated For Indongo Clash, Bigger Things
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement