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Sylvester vs Geale is Set, May 7 in Neubrandenburg

By Per Ake Persson

IBF middleweight champ Sebastian Sylvester (34-3, 16KOs) will defend the title against Australian Daniel Geale (24-1, 15KOs) on May 7 at the Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg. Geale is the mandatory challenger to Sylvester's title. Contracts were signed on Saturday after the parties came to an agreement without having to go to a purse bid.
 
Sylvester was forced to withdraw from his previous fight due to illness. He was scheduled for January 30 at the same venue against Mehdi Bouadla.
 
May 7 is also the date for Sauerland´s show in Copenhagen with the Battle of the Legends, headlined by the Brian Nielsen vs Evander Holyfield fight.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by giacomino on 03-21-2011

As Tunney said, after what happened to Karmazin and Lebedev against Sauerland fighters in Germany, Geale is going to have a really tough time getting a decision. I don't know that he has the punch to KO Sylvester. I would…

Comment by cleaner147 on 03-21-2011

wow, real good match up. :fing02: cant wait :boxing:

Comment by The Hammer on 03-21-2011

[QUOTE=Instinto;10265845]Not bad at all. Hope Geale gets rid off that German bum.[/QUOTE] I imagine he'll need to really dominate or get a KO to win.

Comment by Spray_resistant on 03-21-2011

Sylvester lost his paper title to Karmazin and got a gift, this gets nothing from me.

Comment by Instinto on 03-21-2011

Not bad at all. Hope Geale gets rid off that German bum.

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