By Alexey Potapov and Alexey Sukachev
In a rematch, WBA bantamweight champion Anselmo Moreno (25-1-1, 8 KOs) again narrowly defeated former WBA bantamweight champion Wladimir Sidorenko (21-2-2, 7 KOs). This time it was a split decision on Saturday Halle 7, Bremen, Germany. In first half of fight, the challenger was more active, constantly pressing Moreno. After the sixth round Moreno began to connect more. In the ninth round, a mouse appeared under the right eye of Sidorenko. The late rounds were close with a small advantage Moreno. Scores were 115-112, 115-114 for Moreno, 115-113 for Sidorenko.
Cruiserweight contender Alexander Alekseev won workmanlike ten round unanimous decision over The Contender’s Max Alexander. Scores were 98-92, 98-92 and 97-93. The light-hitting Alexander (14-4-2, 2 KOs) marched forward and was eating the lazy jab of Alekseev the whole fight. KO Artist Alekseev (17-1, 15 KOs) seemed content to win on points in his return following an upset loss to Victor Emilio Ramirez inj a world title fight.
Glamour girl and WIBF/WBC featherweight world champion Ina Menzer moved to 24-0 with a ten round unanimous decision over Franchesca Alcanter (18-10-1).