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Ozekler targets Rahimi

“I would even go to Afghanistan to fight him!” says middleweight “Sultan” Gökalp Özekler (14-1, 6 KOs) of Afghan hero Hamid Rahimi (21-1, 10 KOs), who recently got worldwide recognition at his ‘Fight for Peace’ in Kabul. With both boxers fighting out of Hamburg, Germany, the fight would certainly cause a stir among boxing fans. Sultan’s promoter Erol Ceylan stated, “That’s something the fans want to see and I’m sure it would be a great fight….I’m pretty sure Hamid wouldn’t being willing. Gökalp is just too strong for him.” In the meantime WBC Mediterranean beltholder Özekler will be defending March 30th in Montenegro.

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