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Yavni Yildirim To Help Canelo Alvarez Prepare For Golovkin

By Per Ake Persson

World Boxing Super Series super middleweight participant Yavni Yildirim will first prepare for his upcoming tournament fight against Chris Eubank Jr. in San Diego, as a sparring partner against Canelo Alvarez, who is preparing to challenge WBA, IBO, WBC, IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin on September 16th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

And then Yildirim will work in Miami where former world champion Antonio Tarver takes over to teach "The Robot" the finer points of the game, reports BILD. Eubank, Jr, vs Yildrim is expected to go ahead in the UK with the date expected to be announced in the next few days. Yildirm is managed by Ahmet Oener.

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EC Boxing in Hamburg is working on a show in October featuring a rematch between WBO Euro welterweight champ Fatih Keles (9-0-1) and Frenchman Renald "Le Lion" Garrido (19-15-2). The two fought to a heated draw this past weekend with Keles fading at the end.

Also on the bill will be super welterweight Sebastian Formella (15-0) and Swedish heavyweight Adrian Granat (14-1) is set to have his first fight since losing to Alexander Dimitrenko in March. He is joined by light heavyweight Sven Fornling (12-1) and possibly also IBO 175 lb ruler Igor Michalkin (20-1).
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The World Boxing Super Series is largely a European tournament but at least one fight could end up on American soil and that is Murat Gassiev´s defence of the IBF cruiserweight title against Krzystof Wlodarzcyk. This fight could end up in New Jersey in mid-October.
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Dutch super middleweight Nieky Holzken is out of the EU title fight against Spaniard Adasat "El Toro" Rodriguez. The fight was tentatively set for September 16 in Madrid. Who Rodriguez will fight now is not set yet.
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Spanish boxingwriter, recordkeeper and overall man about boxing Lorenzo Sanchez Arroyo has passed away at the age of 85 reports Espabox.com. Sanchez Arroyo was one of the founders of the Mundo Hispano title, now affiliated with the WBC.
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Heavyweight Tom Schwarz (19-0) defends the WBO Intercontinental title September 30 at the Hotel Maritim in Magdeburg against an opponent to be announced. SES promotes the show that is televised by MDR.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by gioberi on 07-20-2017

The worse fighter you could find for the job. Unskilled plodder with no punch.

Comment by aboutfkntime on 07-19-2017

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;17873307]World Boxing Super Series super middleweight participant Yavni Yildirim will first prepare for his upcoming tournament fight against Chris Eubank Jr. in San Diego, as a sparring partner against Canelo Alvarez, who is preparing to challenge WBA, IBO, WBC, IBF…

Comment by whatismyname on 07-19-2017

[QUOTE=batista84;17873658]I've never seen fight this turkish guy but a lot of people talk good of him. Has someone on here watched him fight? Is he the goods? In the meanwhile I'll have to wait till he fights Eubank to see…

Comment by -Freddy- on 07-19-2017

I think they'll both benefit from it.

Comment by batista84 on 07-19-2017

I've never seen fight this turkish guy but a lot of people talk good of him. Has someone on here watched him fight? Is he the goods? In the meanwhile I'll have to wait till he fights Eubank to see…

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