Juergen Braehmer is still the European Light Heavyweight Champion. The prodigy of coach Karsten Roewer saw-off his challenger Tony Averlant in two rounds on Saturday. 3,200 fans inside the Sporthalle Hamburg, Germany witnessed a vastly improved Braehmer, who is seemingly getting back to the top of his game.
“We said after my last fight that there was still some room for improvement – and I proved that today. But my coach and I know that I can even do better than that,” said the champion afterwards.
The 34-year-old was keen to put his stamp onto the fight right from the get-go and did so in dominating style. Braehmer controlled the action and the challenger was only able to react to whatever was thrown at him. The
German was able to neutralize the height advantage of the six centimeters taller Frenchman by using his jab and throwing single punches to Averlant's head and body.
From that point on, Braehmer already knew his opponent's weak spot. “I realized in round one that ...