SPOTLIGHT BOXING PRESS RELEASE:
On Tuesday evening, Spotlight Boxing promoted an event in southern Germany's Stutgart inside the athmospheric and elegant Alte Reithalle of Maritim Hotel. In the main event Uzbekian Mahamat Abdulaev (Boxingtalk's #29 junior welterweight) defeated Argentine Juan Alberto Godoy with a spectacular knockout in the third round. Abdulaev landed two brutal hooks to the head of his opponent after 2 minutes and 45 seconds to up his record to 15-1 with 12 knockouts and retained his regional title. Godoy dropped to 15-6-1 with 3 knockouts. In a woman's world title fight, German beauty Silke Weickenmeier retained her WIBF featherweight crown with a unanimous decision over American Jayla Ortiz. One weight class lower, Renan Acosta, 16-2 (5), from Panama beat defending youth titlist Rashad Ismayilov over ten rounds.
Celebrating a solid comeback was former Ukrainian Olympian Andreas Kotelnik, 24-1 (11 KOs), who beat tough Argentine Marcelo Gonzalo Saucedo very convincingly over eight rounds. Kotelnik is rated #18 at junior welterweight division.
The quickest knockout of the evening was scored by German-Polish super middleweight novice Lukas Wilaschek, 5-0 (4), who stopped Frenchman Christophe Karagoz after just two minutes and 45 seconds of the opening round.
Seven fights of the fightcard were shown live on the internet on www.boxing.de
in a broadcast that began at 18:00 and lasted more than three hours. From 22:00 Eurosport televised the remaining three fights live all over Europe.
The next live broadcast on www.boxing.de
will be on February 26. We will broadcast three fights of the undercard of Michalczewski vs. Tiozzo at the huge Color Line Arena of Hamburg.