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15 NOVEMBER 2018


Proksa:'Everybody Will Know My name After I Have Defeated Sylvester'

Former IBF Middleweight Champion Sebastian Sylvester (34-4-1, 16 KOs)
and unbeaten Polish prospect Grzegorz Proksa (25-0, 18 KOs) faced the
media today during a press conference at Berlin´s Max-Schmeling-Gym.

They will collide in Neubrandenburg on October 1 with the vacant
European Middleweight Title on the line. “I know that my name might not
yet be known around the globe,” Proksa said. “But this will change on
October 1. Everybody will know my name after I have defeated Sylvester.”

Added his manager Krzysztof Zbarski: “Nobody wanted to fight against
Proksa anymore. He is a southpaw, unbeaten, he is fast and he has made
all of professional fights on the road. We were very surprised when we
heard that Sylvester was brave enough to get in the ring with him.”

Kalle Sauerland was unimpressed by Team Proksa´s remarks. “Even though
Proksa has fought on the road and is unbeaten, he has never been up
against a crowd like in Neubrandenburg. It will be a great fight and
Sebastian will win.” The Hurricane is eager to return to wining ways
after losing his title against Daniel Geale on May 7. “The European
title will put me back in line for another shot at the world title,” he
stated. “I have something to prove and I am ready to make a strong
comeback. Proksa can expect a hell of a fight. He better be ready.”

In the co-featured main event, it is planned for WBA Interim
Cruiserweight Champion Yoan Pablo Hernandez (24-1, 13 KOs) to take on
IBF Champion Steve Cunningham (24-2, 12 KOs). Team Sauerland has
contacted the IBF for approval. “I wanted to go for the WBA title but
the fight never happened,” Hernandez said. “Now I have set my sights on
Cunningham. I have trained hard and I am sure I can beat him.”

In the third title fight of the night, Karo Murat (24-1, 14 KOs) and
Gabriel Campillo (21-3, 8 KOs) clash for the IBF Intercontinental Light
Heavyweight Title. Three years ago, the duo collided for the first time,
with Murat clinching a close majority decision.

(Picture: Team Sauerland)

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