IBF #3 heavyweight contender Carlos Takam (35-3-1, 27 KOs) won by TKO in round two against Croatian Ivica Bacurin (27-12-1, 16 KOs) last Saturday night at the beautiful Sain Vincent Resort and Casino, Italy.
In the main event of the evening, European middleweight champion and IBF #12 Emanuele Blandamura (27-2, 5 KOs) retained his 160lb title with a hard-fought unanimous decision against stablemate Alessandro Goddi (30-2-1, 14 KOs).
Undercard Results (all bouts scheduled for 6 rounds):
Former WBC Silver super lightweight champion Andrea Scarpa (22-3, 10 ko) decisioned Giorgi Abramishvili
Former European super featherweight champion and IBF #15 Devis Boschiero (42-5-1, 21 ko) decisioned Lesther Cantillano
Super middleweight Andrea Di Luisa (18-4, 14 ko) stopped overmatched Mattia Scaccia in round one
Undefeated heavyweight Matteo Modugno (19-0, 10 ko) won by TKO in round five when his opponent Revaz Karelishvili retired citing an arm’s injury
Undefeated Michael Magnesi (10-0, 4 ko) decisioned Dionisie Tiganas in a good fight
Cruiserweight Damian Bruzzese (18-3, 6 ko) decisioned Peter Hegyes
Pro debuting super lightweight Sebastian Mendizabal (1-0) decisioned Lorenzo Cali’.
OPI Since 82 (Salvatore, Alessandro and Christian Cherchi) promoted the show, which was televised by Sportitalia (Italy), l’Equipe 21 (France) and Sportklub (Poland).