World Boxing Association

Baysangurov-De Martinis presser

By Julio Thyme 20/05/2009

 

On May 19th in Kyiv presser was held which was fully dedicated to the boxing tournament named “Comeback Fight”, the show will take place on May 30th in Kyiv. That will be the 4th boxing tournament organized by K2 East Promotions promotional company this year with the support of Inter media-group and world famous brand Nemiroff. In the main event Zaurbek Baysangurov (20-1, 15 KOs), former EBU (European) light middleweight champion will fight Italian Cristian De Martinis (22-2, 10 ??s) for vacant WBA Inter-Continental super welterweight belt. De Martinis is a strong fighter who came victorious in bouts against his rather famous fellow countrymen Massimo Bertozzi and Salvatore Battaglia. In June of 2007 De Martinis claimed EBU (European) welterweight title, however, was defeated by well-known Belgian fighter Jackson Osei Bonsu. Cristian De Martinis suffered his second loss fighting Daniele Petrucci who is still undefeated with 24 wins and 0 losses. Last time Cristian stepped into the ring in November of 2008 and got a unanimous nod from judges in a six-rounder against Cristian Frias while Baysangurov fought last time in Kharkiv on April 22nd and made Mikheil Khucishvili quit sitting on his stool after round 1.

“Our country needs victories and events that will inspire people to success in their life. And sportsmen are the first men to do it for their country. Zaur is a strong fighter and he’ll win the victory for all of us and it will become a symbolic gift for the Day of Kyiv”,  Vitali Klitschko, Head of K2 East Promotions mentioned in particular in his speech while introducing the “Comeback Fight” boxing tournament.

As Alexander Krasyuk, General Manager of K2 East Promotions pointed out Baysangurov is in perfect shape and good psychological condition and training period is going on in accordance with the plan. “Last February Zaurbek trained in Los Angeles at Freddy Roach’s gym where he mastered his skills. And on May 30th he’ll have a chance to demonstrate it. Furthermore, boxing guru Roach himself gave many valuable pieces of advice to Zaur. Thus, now Baysangurov can hold masterclasses himself”, joked Mr. Krasyuk.