Fightcard of Cologna with Female Touch
(Hamburg, 23 March 1999) Next Saturday,
March 27, Universum Box-Promotion is staging its fourth boxing event this year.
In the Sartory Säle in Cologna the fans will see two woman title fights, an
Olympic Silver medallist, a special heavyweight attraction as well as three
further undercard fights.
Regina Halmich (Karsruhe, Germany)
vs. Lourdes Gonzalez (Argentina)
For Halmich's WIBF Flyweight
After 14 consecutive successful title defenses it has become hard to find
interesting opponents for Halmich. Most women in the WIBF top-10 of her
weightclass or the weightclasses surrounding her have already been beaten by
the 22 year old German, who was also holding the WIBF super flyweight title in
In her 15th title defense Halmich will be challenged by Argentina's 27 year
old Lourdes Gonzalez. "La Tigresa" has won 10 of her 12 professional
fights, 5 of them by knockout.
Kim Weber (Cologna, Germany) vs. William
8 rounds, Heavyweights
Former German Heavyweight Champion Kim Weber, 25-1 (18 KO´s), ranked
number 14 in Europe, is still on his comeback trip from his loss to Mario Schiesser in July of 1998. Since then Weber, who eyes another German title
shot, has won two fights by knockout.
Oktay Urkal (Berlin, Germany) vs. TBA
rounds, Jr. Welterweights
1996 Olympic Silver medallist Oktay "Cassius" Urkal is heading to
a world title shot this year or early next year. The slick and skillful jr.
welterweight contender is ranked number 3 in Europe and number 6 by the WBC
and his holding the WBC International title. Urkal is undefeated in 20 fights with
Daisy Lang (Hungary) vs. Anastasia
For Lang's WIBF European Bantamweight Title
Europe's cutest face in boxing, European champion Daisy Lang makes the
first defense of her title that she won last year against Krisztina Horvai. Lang,
6-1 (4 KO´s), a former Karate and Kickboxing world champion, is ranked
number 2 by the WIBF in the jr. bantamweight division.
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