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Champions’ workout in Schwerin

Photo by Eroll Popova

Fighters appearing on Saturday’s Universum Champions Night event in Schwerin, Germany, thrilled local fight fans during an open workout on Wednesday. Promoter Klaus-Peter Kohl has called the card “the strongest card we have ever had in Schwerin,” and the world class boxers competing Saturday gave the fans a sample of what’s in store.

Photos: Eroll Popova

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Among those showing their skills were hometown favorite WBO light heavyweight champion Jürgen Brähmer (36-2, 29 KOs), his challenger Alejandro Lakatos (36-2, 29 KOs), WBO/WBA/WIBF flyweight champion Susi Kentikian (27-0, 16 KOs), her challenger Arely Mucino (11-0-1, 6 KOs), cruiserweight contenders Alexander Alekseev (19-1, 17 KOs) and Denis Lebedev (20-0, 15 KOs), who meet a WBO eliminator to determine the mandatory challenger for Marco Huck, unbeaten local featherweight hope Marcel Meyerdiercks (16-0, 5 KOs) and heavyweight Christian Hammer (7-1, 4 KOs).

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