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European heavyweight title vacated

With European heavyweight champion Robert Helinius out of action for six months due to a shoulder injury requiring surgery, the EBU has vacated the belt and ordered Alexander Dimitrenko (32-1, 21 KOs) to face the highest ranked available contender, which is Kubrat Pulev (5-0, 7 KOs). Universum (Dimitrenko) and Sauerland Event (Pulev) will now have a free negotiation period and if no agreement is reached, the EBU will order a purse bid.

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