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Euro Boxing: Attila Kovacs Retains EBA Super Welter Crown

By Boxing Press October 31st, 2005 All Press Releases
On Saturday in Szentes, Hungary Attila Kovacs kept his European Boxing Association Super Welterweight Crown against former world challenger Mamadou Thiam from France via seventh round stoppage. The contest started very strongly, with Thiam as the aggressor in the early rounds. However by the fifth, Kovacs started to dominate until the beginning of the seventh when
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Thiam suffered a knockdown. The Frenchman beat the count but referee Manuel Maritxalar of Spain was forced to stop the title fight later on, at 2:23 of the seventh round.

Attila Kovacs of Hungary retains his European Boxing Association Super Welterweight title and improves to 15-1 (9). Mamadou Thiam falls to 42-5 (39). The judges of the contest were Lahcen Oumghar (NTH); Ove Ovesen (DK); Miklos Dory (HU)

On the same bill, undefeated former IBF/WBA International Middleweight Champion Jozsef Nagy won a unanimous points decision over British veteran Danny Thornton to take the the vacant EBA Super Middleweight Title. The official scorecards were as follows: Ove Ovesen (DK) 117-112; Manuel Maritxalar (SP) 119-109; Miklos Dory (HU) 118-110. Referee of the contest was Lahcen Oumghar from Holland.

Jozsef Nagy of Hungary improves 12-0 (10) and becomes the new European Boxing Association Super Middleweight Champion while opponent Danny Thornton drops to 18-10-3 (4).

This event was promoted by Felix Promotions and televised live on Hungarian National Channel TV2.

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