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Michael Grant vs. Michael Sprott Set Down For MBS Arena

By Per Ake Persson

Veteran heavyweights Michael Grant (48-7) and Michael Sprott (42-28) headline a show at the MBS Arena in Potsdam on Saturday March 24.

Sprott replaces Kevin Johnson who´s been forced to pull out due to a cut eye. At stake is the vacant World Boxing Confederation title.

On the undercard light heavyweight Enrico Koelling, who is now mandatory challenger for the EBU title held by his stablemate in SES, Dominic Boesel, take on an opponent to be announced in a final tuneup before fighting Boesel.

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The heavyweight clash between Ali Eren Demirezen and Michael Wallisch set for the undercard to Zeuge-Ekpo on March 24 is off after Wallisch suffered in injury. Instead Demirezen, 7-0, will take on Rad Rashid, 15-3, and the WBO European title is still at stake.
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IBF Intercontinental super middleweight champ Ronny Landeata (14-0) defends the title against Bruno Tavares (12-1-1) on April 12 in Malaga (Spain). In the chief support Spanish super welterweight champ Jose Lopez Clavero (12-12-3) takes on Jorge Fortea (15-1-5).

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IN OTHER NEWS: Irish eyes were smilin' last Saturday in Canada, when undefeated International Boxing Association (IBA) lightweight champion Josh "Dubs" O'Reilly made his first title defense, taking a 10-round unanimous decision over his Mexican challenger, Juan "El Tornado" Bedolla Orozco,
 
The special St. Patrick's Day card, presented by United Promotions, was held at Hersey Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
 
The 27-year-old O'Reilly (11-0, 4 KOs), an Irish-Canadian fighting out of Hamilton (Canada), defeated Orozco by scores of 100-90, 100-90 and 99-91.

"I'm very happy with my performance, especially against such a tough opponent," O'Reilly said. "I'm glad I got 10 rounds in and, overall, I think it was a good performance.
 
"I'm looking forward to staying busy and getting back in the ring May 12th. I'm looking for another victory and a great show."

"Josh O'Reilly is the hottest prospect in Toronto right now and we're looking to keep him busy," promoter Tyler Buxton commented. "His next fight will be May 12th as the co-feature with Brandon 'Bad Boy' Cook in the main event."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MidWestBrawler on 03-30-2018

[QUOTE=JimRaynor;18598123]Wilder atleast has fight ending power.[/QUOTE] agreed, that he does. Grant did have above average power tho imo, he just believed the hype.

Comment by MidWestBrawler on 03-30-2018

[QUOTE=Science;18603527]Yes Ortiz would clip robot Golota...he'd clip Grant too. Izon was on steroids and about equal to Stierve...Szpilka had more skill then Savarese, and Golota's claim to fame was doing better then expected against a fat coked up Bowe.[/QUOTE] Thanks…

Comment by Science on 03-25-2018

[QUOTE=MidWestBrawler;18598002]Wilder could very well be the next Grant, it remains to be seen but he does appear to have a better chin. They are built like twins As far as opponents I think Izon, Savarese, & Golota are better than…

Comment by JimRaynor on 03-23-2018

[QUOTE=MidWestBrawler;18598002]Wilder could very well be the next Grant, it remains to be seen but he does appear to have a better chin. They are built like twins As far as opponents I think Izon, Savarese, & Golota are better than…

Comment by JimRaynor on 03-23-2018

[QUOTE=Science;18597634]It's 2018 and Grant hasn't been any good in 15 years[/QUOTE] Grant has never been any good.

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