BIGGER’S BETTER 8 . November 4. LISBON . PORTUGAL
* VENUE : BENFICA LISBON STADIUM
PROMOTED by Mr Paolo MAGALHAES .
BB7 OFFICIAL STAFF : Supervisor / Mr Emile IRIMIA ( ROMANIA )
Coordinator / Mr Bruno WARTELLE ( FRANCE )
Referee/judges : Mr Steve SMOGER ( USA ) Mr Klaus HAGEMANN ( GERMANY )
2 VERY HIGH FIGURE OF USA BOXING SCENE : DON TURNER AND STEVE SMOGER CONFIRMED AT BB8 IN PORTUGAL !
* ONE OF THE BEST TRAINER IN THE WORLD Mr DON TURNER SPECIAL GUEST AT BB8 !
DON TURNER TALE OF THE TAPE :
Don Turner has been in boxing for more than 50 years , he was elected trainer of the year by the boxing writers association of America in 1996.
He has trained more than 19 world champions, the most famous being Evander Holyfield with Turner in his corner for the 2 wins over Mike Tyson, as well as Larry Holmes,Ray Robinson , Micahel Grant , John Duddy , Aaron Pryor, Mike mc Callum, Henry Akinwande or Christophe Tiozzo and many others.
* STEVE SMOGER ONE OF THE BEST BOXING REFEREE IN THE WORLD CONFIRMED AT BB8 IN PORTUGAL !
Atlantic City Municipal Court Judge as well as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserve, East Coast’s famous American boxing referee Steve Smoger will be working on Bigger’s Better Boxing 8 man tournament in Portugal.
Steve Smoger, veteran of 126 title fights, maintains a strict training regime to keep himself physically and mentally fit for work in the ring. “If these fighters can train for their participation, I can train for mine. I take it that seriously.” He is known as a boxing’s invisible man watching the fight action closely, making sure no fouls are committed and no fighters get badly injured.
Some of the notable bouts Steve Smoger refereed :
Kelly Pavlik vs Jermain Taylor
Vernon Forrest vs Shane Mosley
Bernard Hopkins vs Félix Trinidad
Roy Jones Jr. vs Bernard Hopkins
1 . Lucian Bot ( Romania ) / Boxing
2 . Agibane Fernandez ane ( Portugal ) / kickboxing
3 . Tomas Sarara ( Poland ) / kickboxing
4 . Lukasz Zygmunt ( Poland ) / boxing
5 . Andreas Sidon ( Germany ) / Boxing
6 . Nicolas Wamba ( France ) / Kickboxing
7 . Tamas Polster ( Hungary ) / boxing
8 . Henrique Zowa ( Holland / Angola ) / Kickboxing and MMA
BB QUALIFIQUATION FIGHT . 3×3 mn
David FERRO ( PORTUGAL ) vs Fabiano ZUCA ( BRAZIL )
WKN WORLD CHAMPIOSNHIP KICKBOXING Orientales rules / 5×2 mn / 66,7 kg
Milder DE OLIVEIRA ( ANGOLA ) vs Mathieu GRIOZEL ( FRANCE )