By ES Boxing Juergen Braehmer is working out for his next fight on April 5th.
http://t.co/aCY6K3XA5b — Gilberto J Mendoza (@GilberticoWBA) March 25, 2014 By Gerhardt Foath: In a battle of aging 175lb fighters, WBO light heavyweight champion Juergen Braehmer (42-2, 31 KO’s) is getting ready for his title defense against 33-year-old former WBO cruiserweight champion Enzo Maccarinelli (39-6, 30 KO’s) at the Stadthalle, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. Braehmer picked up the vacant WBA World light heavyweight title last December with a 12 round unanimous decision win over Marcus Oliveira. This was the idea way for Braehmer to win a world title, because his chances of beating the other top fighters in the division were pretty much zero. Braehmer is a good Euro level fighter, but he’d stand no chance against light heavyweights like Bernard Hopkins, Sergey Kovalev, Adonis Stevenson and probably even Beibut Shumenov. Braehmer lucked out due to the World Boxing Association being one of the sanctioning bodies that has two world champions in many of their weight divisions. This gave Braehmer a chance to win a world title that he otherwise wouldn’t have won given his limited talent and advanced age. There was a time years ago where Braehmer was one of the top 3 light heavyweights in the division, but that was a long time ago. The division […]
Source: East Side Boxing