By Karl Freitag
WBO light heavyweight world champion Jürgen Brähmer (36-2, 29 KOs) dominated #8 rated Mariano Nicolas Plotinsky (16-4, 8 KOs) and got the stoppage in round five on Saturday night’s “Universum Champions Night” event at the Sporthalle Hamburg. Brähmer floored Plotinsky at the end of round one and battered Pliotinky mercilessly until the bout was waved off by referee Paul Thomas at 2:36 of the fifth. It was Brähmer’s second successful world title defense.
In an all action female world title fight, undefeated WBA, WBO and WIBF flyweight champion “Killer Queen” Susi Kentikian (27-0, 16 KOs) won a controversial split decision over previously unbeaten WIBA titleholder Nadia “The Beauty Beast” Raoui (11-1-1, 3 KOs). Kentikian was ahead 96-94, 96-95 on two cards, Raoui was ahead 96-94 on the other card.
Amateur world champion “Golden Jack” Culcay moved to 3-0 with 2 KOs as a pro with an impressive first round demolition of late sub Sylvestre Marianini (8-22-3, 2 KOs) in a jr middleweight bout. A barrage of punches prompted the stoppage at 2:27.
Olympic gold medalist Rakhim Chakkiev (5-0, 5 KOs) continued his rapid rise with an explosive 82-second annihilation of Slavomir Selicky (15-7-1, 6 KOs) in a cruiserweight clash. Selicky was remained on the canvas some time.
In a shocker, journeyman jr middleweight Jurijs Boreiko (17-21-1, 13 KOs) stopped previouly unbeaten Arthur Matern (4-1, 3 KOs). Boreiko floored Matern hard at the end of round two and Matern remained on his stool when the next round began.
In a clash of heavyweight prospects, Christian Hammer (6-1, 3 KOs) won a six round unanimous decision over (6-2, 3 KOs) by scores 58-56, 59-57, 58-56.
Unbeaten welterweight Antonio Moscatiello (8-0, 7 KOs) needed just 71 seconds to demilish Yacine Medjou (4-5-2, 2 KOs).