Valuev-Levin and Sam-Clay Bey Feb. 12!
Sauerland Event have announced opponents for heavyweights Sinan Samil Sam (Boxingtalk #40) and Nikolai Valuev (Boxingtalk #29) for their big show at the Max Schmeling Halle in Berlin February 12. Valuev will take on Florida-based Swede Attila Levin, who will have his first outing since losing to Jeremy Williams last year. This will be a defence of the big Russian´s WBA I/C title. Sam defends the WBC Int´l belt against American Lawrence Clay-Bey. Opponent for WBA I/C 160 lb Arthur Abraham have yet to be announced. In another titlefight EBU supermiddle titleholder Rudy Markussen takes on Ukrainian Vitaly Tsypko in what also is an IBF eliminator. On the undercard former EBU 168 lb ruler Danilo Haussler will again face Mohammed Said to whom he lost a close and disputed call to on the Klitschko v Williams bill in Las Vegas. Remember Where You Head It First! (3:20 PM ET)