By Per Ake Persson
Hungarian cruiserweight Imre Szello (18-0) takes on American Robert Hall, Jr, (11-0) in the headliner of Felix-Promotion´s show in Salgotarjan on November 10, writes monokli.com. Szello is ranked # 7 by the WBO and # 9 by the IBF and holds the WBO I/C title.
EC Boxing have cancelled the show in Hamburg, slated on November 1 that would have featured heavyweights Agron Smakici, Adrian Granat and Ali Eren Demirezen along with cruisers Nikola Milalic and Hüseyn Cinkara.
EC will now instead stage a bigger event on December 22, also in Hamburg ,with the above mentioned Smakici and Granat along with Alexander Dimitrenko and Fatih Keles in the headliners.
Swedish light heavyweight prospect Robin Safar, 4-0, is nursing a sore hand and won´t fight this Saturday in Katrineholm. Safar will headline the next Rising Stars show at EnArena in Stockholm on December 15 and if all goes according to plan it will be over 6x3 against Georgian Levan Lukhutashvili, also 4-0.
IN OTHER NEWS: THE up and coming fighters of Sanman Promotions will be featured in the next Brawl at the Mall: “Young Gunz” on November 5 at the Robinson’s Place in General Santos City.
The undefeated Jayson Mama (7W-0L, 3 KOs) of Sanman is pitted against veteran Rodel Tejares of Bukidon for 10 rounds.
Mama, who only turned pro last year, will be making his first 10 round fight.
“I think Jason Mama will be a big deal in the flyweight division in the future,” said Sanman Promotions CEO Jim Claude Manangquil.
In his last fight, the 20-year old Mama stopped Bimbo Nacionales by a second round technical knockout last September 9 at the Polomolok Gym in Polomolok.
Tejares, on the other hand, previously won by retiring Ian Ligutan in the 3rd round in Wao last February 19. Tejares, however, dropped his last three fights.
Jayson's twin brother Jerven (2W-0L, 2 KOs) is also seeing action against flyweight Joey Antonio (3W-5L-3D) of Davao City for 6 rounds in the undercard.
Reigning IBF Youth super flyweight champion Jade Bornea (9W-0L, 6 KOs) will fight John Rey Lauza (13W-15L-4D, 6 KOs) in an 8-rounder non-title fight for the main supporting bout.
The other Sanman boxers seeing action in the undercard are talented light flyweight Dave Apolinario (3W-0L, 2 KOs), super flyweight Mark Antonio (3W-0L, 3 KOs), minimumweight Jayson Francisco (3W-0L), lightweight Rimar Metuda (11W-3L-0D, 6 KOs), flyweight Edemrel Dawa and flyweight Judy Flores.
Apolinario collides with Rez Padroganie (2W-12L-0D, 1KOs). Antonio takes on Rocky Sardido (8W-19L-4D, 3KOs). Metuda fights Richard Betos (20W-18L-2D, 7 KOs).