(NOV 20) Serdar “Bomber”
Sahin from Berlin is the new World Boxing Federation (WBF) World
Cruiserweight Champion after winning the vacant title on
Saturday, November 18, at the Essen Fairgrounds in Essen,
With former undefeated World Super Middleweight Champion Sven
Ottke in his corner, Sahin, now 27-2 (18), defeated Diego Javier
Sanabria, 59-18-3 (46), by third round knockout, possibly
breaking the Argentinians ribs with a perfectly placed
The fight, waved off by referee Mike Wissenbach at 1:55, was the
main event of a show promoted by the worlds youngest promoter,
15-year-old Ranee Schroeder.
In Dole, France, also on Saturday night, Bilel Latreche captured
the vacant WBF International Light Heavyweight title with a
ninth round stoppage of Finnish visitor Janne Forsman, in front
of 2500 spectators on a self-promoted show at La Commanderie.
Latreche, who improved his record to 23-5-1 (5), was the more
skilled of the two and had success with his movement and
combinations, while Forsman, now 22-9 (14), attempted to land
single power-punches but only managed to do so occasionally.
In round nine Latreche scored two knock-downs, forcing referee
Christophe Hembert to appropriately call a halt immediately
after the second. Time of stoppage was 3:00.
South Korea´s Hye-Soo Park won the vacant WBF Women's
Intercontinental Light Flyweight crown at the Gyeyang Gymnasium
in her home-town of Incheon, beating previously undefeated Hei
Tao Zhang from China.
Televised live by KBS N Sports, Park won a unanimous decision
with scores of 96-94 (Man-Deuk Kwon), 97-93 (Kyung-Han Lee) and
98-92 (Yeong Bok Park).
Hye-Soo Park is now 9-8-1 (2), and Hei Tao Zhang 5-1 (2).
Promoter was SungSan Hyo Promotion in cooperation with Bumjin