SALITA PROMOTIONS AND UNIVERSUM-BOX PROMOTION ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO BRING ELITE EUROPEAN FIGHTERS TO FIGHT IN THE UNITED STATES
Dmitriy Salita, President of US-based Salita Promotions proudly declares a partnership with long-time German promotional powerhouse Universum Field-Promotion GmbH to symbolize their fighter roster within the North American market, together with staging occasions in america and dealing with broadcasting companions to share Universum Field-Promotion boxing exhibits in Germany with viewers in North America.
Ismail Özen-Otto, CEO of Universum, says he’s happy to have reached this accord with Salita. “I’m joyful about our partnership with Salita Promotions,” mentioned Özen-Otto. “Now we now have a powerful companion within the US market and may current worldwide fights. Sooner or later, we wish to broadcast from Germany to the USA, as a result of there’s nice potential in Germany.”
Along with his home secure of contenders and champions, the settlement helps Salta proceed to increase the attain of his firm that already features a sizable variety of fighters from the previous Soviet Bloc, in addition to others from Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
“I’m delighted to companion up with Universum, a worldwide boxing model that produced a number of the greatest fighters and most enjoyable fights of latest a long time within the sport of boxing,” mentioned Salita. “With its glorious workforce, headed by promoter Ismail Özen Otto and Matchmaker Flavio Mirabal, we are going to work collectively to supply US publicity to their roster of very gifted fighters from around the globe.”
Universum’s present fighter secure incorporates a lengthy record of established contenders and former champions, in addition to a number of the most promising prospects in Europe, together with five-time, multi-division former world champion Felix “The Fighter” Sturm (41-5-3, 18 KOs); Armenian-born German Olympic medalist, and BDB German Worldwide and IBO Continental Tremendous Light-weight Champion, Artem “The Authentic” Harutyunyan (9-0, 6 KOs); in addition to undefeated heavyweight prospects José Angel “The Cuban Colossus” Larduet (5-0, 4 KOs) a 6′ 4½″ 260-lb former newbie standout from Hamburg, Germany through Santiago de Cuba, Cuba and 6′ 3″ 230-lb IBO Inter-Continental Heavyweight Champion Zhan Kossobutskiy (15-0, 14 KOs) from Kazakhstan.
Additionally combating underneath the Universum banner are a pair of combating brothers, WBC Youth World Cruiserweight, WBC Youth World Mild Heavyweight, IBF European Tremendous Middleweight and IBO Continental Tremendous Middleweight Toni Kraft (16-1-2, 4 KOs) and his undefeated youthful sibling James “The Child Boy” Kraft (19-0-1, 10 KOs) a WBC Youth World Mild Heavyweight and IBO Youth World Mild Heavyweight Champion.
“The negotiations with Dmitry Salita had been very nice,” added Universum Matchmaker Flavio Oleaga Mirabal. “He has related ambitions as we do in boxing and acknowledged our potential within the promotion. It’s precisely the appropriate step and we’re wanting ahead to large fights within the USA.” The brand new partnership’s occasions and broadcasts will probably be introduced shortly.