HomeBoxingUNIVERSUM BOX-PROMOTION AND SALITA PROMOTIONS KICK OFF NEWLY FORMED PARTNERSHIP WITH BLOCKBUSTER 14-FIGHT EVENT
UNIVERSUM BOX-PROMOTION AND SALITA PROMOTIONS KICK OFF NEWLY FORMED PARTNERSHIP WITH BLOCKBUSTER 14-FIGHT EVENT
April 8, 2021
UNIVERSUM BOX-PROMOTION AND SALITA PROMOTIONS KICK OFF NEWLY FORMED PARTNERSHIP WITH BLOCKBUSTER 14-FIGHT EVENT ON SATURDAY, APRIL 24 AT UNIVERSUM GYM IN HAMBURG, GERMANY AND STREAMING LIVE ON BILD + UNDEFEATED OLYMPIC MEDALIST ARTEM HARUTYUNYAN TO FACE WBA #9 OLIVER FLORES IN 12-ROUND MAIN EVENT
(April 7, 2021) On Saturday, April 24, Universum Field-Promotion and Salita Promotions will co-host the inaugural occasion of their bold new partnership by presenting a mammoth 14-fight evening of boxing on the Universum Fitness center in Hamburg, Germany, and streamed reside on BILD +.
Within the 12-round predominant occasion, former 2016 Olympic bronze medalist, BDB German Worldwide and IBO Continental Tremendous Light-weight Champion Artem “The Authentic” Harutyunyan (9-0, 6 KOs) of Hamburg, Germany by way of Yerevan, Armenia, will face WBA #9 and former world title challenger Oliver “Trombita” Flores (30-3-2, 19 KOs) from Leon, Nicaragua, for the WBA Worldwide Light-weight Championship.
And within the 10-round co-main occasion, former IBF Worldwide Welterweight and EBU European Union Tremendous Light-weight Champion Timo Schwarzkopf (20-4, 12 KOs) from Stuttgart, Germany by way of Mleqan, Kosovo will face Sochi, Russia by way of Yerevan, Armenia’s former WBC Worldwide Light-weight Champion Vage Sarukhanyan (20-2-2, 4 KOs).
Additionally showing on the livestream might be an intriguing eight-round showdown between undefeated gentle heavyweights, as Essen, Germany’s Rostam Ibrahim (6-0-1, 3 KOs) takes on Stuttgart’s Altin Zogaj (7-0, 5 KOs). In an eight-round girls’s particular attraction, undefeated 20-year-old Phannarai “Fai Phannarai” Netisri (7-0, 4 KOs) of Schwabach, Bayern, Germany by way of Bangkok, Thailand will tackle once-beaten 23-year-old Cheyenne “Pepper” Hanson (8-1, 6 KOs) of Augsburg, Bayern, Germany, for the WBC Youth Feminine Tremendous Bantamweight Championship.
A six-round heavyweight battle can also be scheduled for broadcast between southpaw Senad “GachineGun” Gashi (20- 3, 20 KOs) of Marbella, Andalucía, Spain by way of Pec, Kosovo and undefeated German KO specialist Dominic Vial (6-0, 5 KOs) of Moenchengladbach, Nordrhein-Westfalen.
And to open the published, undefeated Cuban light-weight Frank Zaldivar will face an opponent that’s TBA in a six-rounder.
“We’re very blissful to have the ability to current a really worldwide combat card worldwide on April 24,” stated Ismail Özen-Otto, CEO of Universum. “In the primary combat we’ve two elite athletes, Artem Harutyunyan the Olympic bronze winner of the Olympic Video games in Rio 2016 in opposition to WBA #9 contender Oliver Flores from Nicaragua. The winner of this combat might quickly be a world championship challenger.”
“I’m enthusiastic about working with Universum CEO Ismail Özen- Otto and matchmaker Flavio Oleaga Mirabal and all their world-class fighters,” added Dmitriy Salita, President of Salita Promotions. “On April 24, boxing followers will get an opportunity to see a number of the greatest worldwide expertise on the planet in aggressive, match-ups.”
Oleaga Mirabal, who put the cardboard collectively, says he’s blissful concerning the publicity the Universum fighters will obtain from the partnership with Salita. “The combat card could be very thrilling. We’ll stream it in Germany with our media accomplice Bild + and due to our US accomplice Salita Promotions, we may also broadcast it internationally with different media companions,” he stated. “This can be a nice begin to our collaboration.”
An additional seven fights might be held on the untelevised portion of the undercard, that includes a number of of Germany’s subsequent wave of boxing expertise in career-building challenges.
The April 24 broadcast will start at 7:30 German time (1:30 pm ET within the US).