The International Scene

By Per-Ake Persson

23/08/2004

The International Scene

Italian promotor Salvatore Cherchi promotes in Pavia September 4 with former IBF welter champ Michele Piccirillo on top. Cruiser Giacobbe Fragomeni is featured in the chief support.

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New promoter Davide Buccioni didnĀ“t just win purse offers for the EBU 135 lb titlefight between Stefano Zoff v Michele Delli Paoli August 20 - he also won purse offers for the fight for the vacant Italian welter title between Sven Paris and Vincenzo Fini. Site and date is to be announced.

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Cuban born Italian amateur star Bruno Zamora, a jr welter, have turned pro with promoter Mario Loreni and is expected to make his prodebut in October.

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Hungarian Unio Box Team promotes in Szekszard August 27 with jr welter Vasile Herczeg on top.

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Croatian lightheavy Stipe Drews, who lost an eliminator to Paul Briggs in Australia recently, was just interviewed by a paper at home. Drews vows to be back and reach his goal to become a world champ but feels he was shortchanged in the fight against Briggs. Stipe, a tall, awkward switchitter, had three points penalized for various fouls.