Light heavyweight contenders collide today

krasniqi-dansu300 will present live stream of Krasniqi-Dansu at 2PM ET, 11AM PT

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An important light heavyweight bout with world title ramifications will be streamed live right here on TODAY at 2PM ET, 11AM PT. The event takes place in Potsdam, Germany and features WBO #8 rated Robin Krasniqi (40-3, 15 KOs) against unbeaten #13 rated Emmanuel Dansu (20-0, 18 KOs) in a ten round clash for the vacant WBO International light heavyweight title. The winner could be on the short list to challenge WBO champion Sergey Kovalev more sooner than later.

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Krasniqi, a former world title challenger, says he’s improved after coming up short against then-champion Nathan Cleverly 12 months ago. Dansu is an unknown quantity, having never previously fought outside Ghana. Bringing a 90% KO ratio, Dansu compares his style to Mike Tyson. We’ll see.Also featured on the card is WBO #12 rated light heavyweight Dominic Boesel (14-0, 5 KOs), who meets Miguel Velozo (17-1-2, 5 KOs) for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental belt.



The card also features the return of heavyweight KO artist Steffen Kretschmann (16-2, 15 KOs) in his first bout since September 2012. Kretschmann faces tough guy Samir Kurtagic (12-5, 8 KOs), who has gone the distance with big punchers like Denis Boytsov, Alexander Dimitrenko and Carlos Takam and never been stopped.

In further action, WBO/WIBF/WBF female super featherweight champion Ramona Kuehne (21-1, 7 KOs) risks her titles against unbeaten Gina Chamie (8-0, 4 KOs).

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The fights are presented by promoter Ulf Steinforth’s SES Boxing and will take place at the MBS Arena in Potsdam, Germany.