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Scandinavian News: Nielsen to coach Nielsen

By Teddy Stenmark: ’Super’ Brian Nielsen will be in the corner of young, up-and-coming, middleweight prospect Patrick Nielsen in Herning, Denmark February 12th.

The popular heavyweight is of course busy himself getting in shape for his fight against Evander Holyfield in Copenhagen March 5th but says he is more than pleased to be coaching Patrick when he takes on Erik Avlastimov of Georgia. “I am sure I can teach him a few new tricks” says Nielsen to


Everything isn’t wonderful for Team Sauerland. Their female welterweight, Vinny Skovgaard from Denmark has told the Danish press that she is disappointed on how her career has been handled by the German promotional firm. She has not had any fights lately and they have shown very little interest in her career - she has now, sadly enough, decided to retire.


Two Swedish boxers has turned semi professional in AIBA: s Boxing League World Series of Boxing. It is former Olympian, Kennedy Katende at light heavyweight for Mexico City Guerreros and Stockholm lightweight Redouane Kaya, who will debut for his team Istanbulls in Milan, Italy on Friday, February 4th. Katende has already made his debut for the Mexican Team - he beat Hungarian Imre Szello (Memphis Force) on points recently, and might fight again in mid/late February.


Danish junior middleweight Ahmed Kaddour is tentatively booked to face 23-year old Briton Lee Noble in Herning, Denmark on February 12. Lots of things can happen of course but for now Noble is the guy in the opposite corner of the former Contender TV-star on the above mentioned date. The bout is scheduled for six rounds.


Former EBU-champ, Christian Bladt will go for the vacant WBF-title against Ismael El Massoudi (32) in Casablanca, Morocco on the 11th of February, busy winter/ spring for the Dane as he also is booked for a fight on the undercard of Brian Nielsen vs. Evander Holyfield in Copenhagen March 5th.


Do you wonder about Mikkel Kessler’s career? Well join the club, no word yet from Mikkel’s doctors if he will be allowed to box again, but the former champ is playing table tennis of all things to rehabilitate his eye injury while he is waiting for a green light from the physicians. He is also of course keeping himself in shape, and aiming towards a fight in June. He wants to come back.

February 2, 2011

No word yet on Kessler's career
No word yet on Kessler's career

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