Home Page
Search WBAN


INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S BOXING HALL OF FAME - FOUNDED BY WBAN -- SUE FOX

News - What's The Buzz
WBAN's World Ratings


AMATEUR BOXERS COVERAGE -ALL

Amateur Reports 2017
Amateur Reports 2016 
Amateur Reports 2015
Boxer's Profiles
Fight Results - All
Knockouts!
Past/Present Ratings
Fight Photo Gallery
Boxing Trivia
Tiger Tales by Fox
About Sue TL Fox


Titleboxing.com

Women Cops who Box
Exclusive Interviews
Bust a Fighter!  
Mixed Matches
Mismatches
About WBAN

Historical Database
Historical -All links
Historical Events
History Firsts
Flash from the Past
Past Boxer Profiles
70'S/80'S Past Boxers
Pre-70'S Boxers
Past Amateur Boxers
About Sue TL Fox


Sue Fox Named  in the "Top Ten" Most -Significant Female Boxers of All Time - Ring Magazine - Feb. 2012

TOP PHOTO GALLERIES

Video streaming, over
11, 500 photos, and more! 
   

Matchmaker's Hot List - Exclusive Matchup!
   

Hot Hot HOT Photo Galleries!Flash Photo Slideshows!
   

Boxing Records for women boxers..archived records!
To check out our affiliated historical site of photos and videos Go Here
 

To Advertise
on WBAN

Support WBAN and our efforts to cover the sport by Advertising with us.  WBAN is the Top #1 Worldwide Women's Boxing Website on the Net today and has been the leading worldwide source since 1998.
Contact us by Email





 

 

 

 

                 
                                                                                      
                                      
   

 
 



Menzer to fight Alcanter in Main Event
Source/PR
Photo: Bobby Dobbs
May 1, 2009

     
   
   
   
   

(MAY 1) Universum is returning to Bremen nearly ten years after the last appearance in the same city. On May 2 the „Universum Champions Night“ will feature two title fights.

Headlining the event will be the popular and unbeaten WIBF/WBC featherweight champion Ina Menzer (23-0, 9 KOs) will be risking her belts against Franchesca “The Chosen One“ Alcanter (18-8-1, 9 KOs). Both attractive and hard hitting ladies met for the first time at the press conference at the Bremer Autohaus Brandt.

World champion Ina Menzer: „Franchesca is always attacking, she knows what's she's doing. I expect a very aggressive opponent but I have prepared myself very good with my coach Trainer Michael Timm for this challenge. I'm in excellent shape and my last fight against Esther Schouten has given me a boost on my level. I want to make use of this improvement against a awkward and experienced fighter. I want to show a great fight and thrill the Bremer audience!“

Ina Menzer's trainer Michael Timm: „The fight against Esther Schouten past January was her best fight so far. We still have worked on some parts like left or right hooks to body and head as well as the feeling for the distance to the opponent.“

For the US-American Alcanter it will be the first fight on European soil. Alcanter: „Its a new experience for me to fight in Europe and here in Germany. I'm excited and I'm looking forward to the challenge. Ina is a deserved champion but she has to get past me. I will pressure here from the beginning.“

Alcanter trainer Brian Spicer: „Ina has great boxing skills and we know that. The fight will be a very big challenge and we have to give our best. The fight on Saturday night will be special and a lot of fun and be prepared what we will show.“

After the presser both fighters drove to the famous landmark, the Bremen Town Musicians. Menzer and Alcanter touched the the front hooves of the donkey as it is said to make wishes come true.

Two male fighters are ready to return

Additonal high class fights will be featured in Bremen. With lots of anger the bantamweight Wladimir Sidorenko (21-1-2, 7 KOs) is returning to action. The Ukranian “Mini-Power Station” will face current WBA champion Anselmo Moreno (24-1-1, 8 KOs) of Panama in a rematch of his controversial points loss one year earlier. The Michael Timm trained Sidorenko now has the chance to recapture his title. Sidorenko: „I feel I was cheated out of the win. It was at least a draw so I would have kept my title and would still be world champion. I will make it much better and clearer now and I want to take my belt back.“

Michael Timm: „Wladimir has trained very hard and intensive and I'm sure that he will win this time against Moreno.“


World champion Anselmo Moreno stated about the differences to last years fight: „This time it will be much easier. I will take the belt back once again to Panama. Last year everyone in my country watched my fight and my win and the will be watching it this Saturday as well.“

The highly regarded cruiserweight Alexander Alekseev (16-1, 15 KOs) wants to get back on track. He was surprisingly upset by Victor Ramirez in January in a bout for the vacant WBO interim belt by technical knockout in round 9. Alekseev will now take on the American Max Alexander (14-4-2, 2 KOs) in a ten-rounder. Alekseev: „I don’t always want to remain a contender, but to become the world cruiserweight champion. Here in Bremen I want to take the first step on the way.“

A total of seven fights are scheduled including Marcel Meyerdiercks. The unbeaten featherweight will be facing the Bulgarian Iordan Vasilev in his 12th pro fight. Also in action will be the Hungarian flyweight prospect Pal „Pimpa“ Bedak who wants to demonstrate his amazing speed and punching power against Hassan Azaouagh of France.

The talented heavyweight Christian Hammer returns to the ring for his second pro fight after a long injury lay-off. Hammer will be challenging Nikolai Marinov.

 
     
     
   
 
Back to WBAN
WBAN Disclaimer
Send in News Story!
     
         
         

 

 in 2014 - Now Free to Public!  Huge Database of Boxing Records with Galleries, over 15,000 photos, Galleries connected with the boxing records, Videos. Mpegs, Exclusive Matchup, and More!   Go Here!

 

 


         [
HOME [ADD YOUR SITE] [EMAIL TL FOX]  [DO YOU HAVE A TIP?  [WBAN'S MISSION]  [PRIVACY POLICY] 
AUX   
 
              GOOGLE NEWS  [WBAN DISCLAIMER]   [PROBLEMS WITH WEBSITE OR FORMS? EMAIL TL FOX]   
                                        WBAN™ (WOMEN BOXING ARCHIVE NETWORK) Copyrighted© MAY 1998