Universum Box-Promotion’s “Universum Champions Night” event on October 10 card at the StadtHalle in Rostock, Germany will feature unbeaten heavyweight KO artist Dennis Boystov, title defenses by popular female world champions Susi Kentikian and Ina Menzer, the the debut of Olympic gold medalist Rakhim Chakhkiev. The unbeaten Boystov (25-0, 20 KOs) is currently rated WBA #5, WBO #6 and WBC #10 by world sanctioning bodies and is coming off a brutal KO of then WBA #2 rated Taras Bidenko. He will defend his WBO Intercontinental belt against an opponent to be named.
“The Killer Queen” Susi Kentikian (25-0, 16 KOs), considered by many to be the pound-for-pound best in womens boxing, will defend her WBA and IBF flyweight world titles against unbeaten WIBF light flyweight world champion Julia Sahin (20-0, 2 KOs).
The über-popular Ina Menzer (24-0, 9 KOs) will defend her WBC and WIBF featherweight belts against WIBF super bantamweight champion Esther Schouten (24-5-1, 13 KOs). The bout will be a rematch of their hotly contested match in January.
In a further highlight, highly regarded 2008 Olympic heavyweight gold medalist Rakhim Chakhkiev, who signed with Universum last month, will be making his pro debut. Chakhkiev will campaign in the cruiserweight division.