By Per Ake Persson
French heavyweight contender Johann Duhaupas will have his first fight in France, since early 2014, take place on December 14 in Levallois Perret on Asloum Promotion´s big show topped by lightweights Yvan Mendy vs Jesus Arevalo.
Duhaupas has of lately fought on small hall events in Finland and also stepped in to challenge Alexander Povetkin but was knocked out in five. In Levalloi he takes on, for the WBA Int´l title, Newfel Outah (15-1) in an all French exciting matchup
Danish cruiserweight prospect Ditlev "D-struct" Rossing (7-0, 4 KOo) takes on Argentinian Miguel Angel Peralta (9-1) January 5 in Copenhagen. At stake is vacant WBC Youth title. Rossing is trained by Sherman Williams and beat former WBA champ Valery Brudov last time out. In the main event for this show super middle Lolenga Mock squares off against Dmitri Chudinov.
Two other main event fighters on this show, light heavies Jeppe Morell (8-1) and Jonas Madsen (11-0) are both heading for a training camp at the 5th Street Gym in Miami.
January 5 Madsen will defend the IBF Youth title against Andreas Lynggaard while Morell goes for the IBF Baltic crown held Sven Fornling (12-1).
Swedish heavyweight David Loy (9-1) continues his comeback January 26 in Sedavi, Spain, with a fight against an opponent to be announced. Loy is managed by Thomas Hickey but lives in Sweden. A fight against Gunnar Kolbeinn Kristinsson December 16 in Stockholm fell through though due to an injury.
Bulgarian cruiserweight prospect Tervel Pulev headlines Wiking Box Team´s Christmas show on December 23 in Berlin and takes on Bosnian Abdulnaser Delalic. Middleweight Zeynil Elbir will go for his win # 11 in the chief support against an opponent to be announced.
EBU cruiserweight champ Yves Ngabu (18-0) defends the title against Geoffrey Batello (32-5) on January 27 in Deurne in an all Belgian matchup. It´s Ngabu´s first defence of the title he won in June. Batello was the official challenger already then but had to pull out with an injury and was replaced by Italian Mirko Larghetti. who also was forced to pull out. Eventually Ngabu fought a late sub in Tamas Lodi and won on a fourth round TKO.