German Petko's Box Promotion stage its next show in Belgrade, Serbia, on May 21. Headlining is light heavyweight Nick Hannig (9-0-1) defending the WBC International title against Latvian Ralfs Vilcans (11-0) at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Belgrade is a popular place these days for professional boxing events due to its policy on coronavirus restrictions and on May 22 at the Hotel Hilton Polish/English promoter Martin Mikolajczak promotes a bill with Finnish welterweight Oskari Metz (12-0) and English super welterweight Asinia Byfield (14-4-1) headlining.

Heavyweight Agit Kabayel (20-0 or 22-2) and Kevin "Kingpin" Johnson (35-17-1) square off for the vacant WBA Continental title June 5 in Magdeburg in the headliner of the outdoor SES promotion at the Elbauenpark.

Johnson ended a five bout losing streak on the last SES show at the same venue and stopped former world cruiser king Yoan Pablo Hernandez.

Light heavyweight Roman Fress takes on an opponent to be announced in the co-feature.


The upcoming ASBC Asian Men’s & Women’s Boxing Championships is scheduled to be held in New Delhi, India, but due to the current Covid-19 situation, the event has been relocated to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Boxers born between 1980 and 2002 are eligible to participate in the ASBC Asian Men's & Women's Elite Boxing Championships in 10 weight categories both for men and women.

Among the boxing powers of the Asian continent, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, India, Thailand, Philippines, Mongolia, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan registered to participate in the forthcoming Championships. Such developing boxing countries in the Asian continent as Afghanistan, Laos, Macau, Nepal, Qatar, Sri Lanka and Yemen also will attend the competition.

Bahrain has done its debut at the ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships, and the country will return to the upcoming edition to Dubai. Kuwait returned after a break at the 2019 ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships in Bangkok, but this time, the country will attend the new edition with a bigger team.