Photos: Team SES
WBO Youth light heavyweight champion Dominic Boesel (11-0-0, 4 KOs) returns June 14 to defend his belt against Chris Mafuta (12-3, 6 KOs) at the Stadthalle in Weißenfels, Germany. Also on the card are Boesel’s teammates from SES Boxing’s new “Team Germany” consisting of up-and-coming German hopefuls.
Dominic Boesel: “It’s a huge thing to be able to box in this area. The atmosphere will be crazy. I’m very proud of my title and I won’t give it away. I respect my opponent. Chris as a good boxer, but I don’t need to talk much. I feel very sure.”
Chris Mafuta: “I take the fight very seriously. Dominic will be surprised how fit I will be.”
Promoter Ulf Steinforth: We want Team Germany to show that there is enough young talent in this country. These are fresh faces and a new form in professional boxing. The team exists of young sportsmen who we’ll give the foundation to be able to successful in the sport.“
Team Germany consists of „Team Deutschland“ Dominic Boesel, 23 (light heavyweight), Dennis Ronert, 20 (cruiserweight), Moritz Stahl, 21 (super middleweight), Felix Lamm, 23 (light heavyweight), Tom Pahlmann, 19 (cruiserweight), Tom Schwarz, 18 (heavyweight)