Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/22/14
Rudy Markussen (37-2, 24 KOs) will celebrate a special homecoming on February 18. Fighting in Copenhagen for the first time in more than five years, the “Hardhitter” will challenge WBA Interim Super-Middleweight Champion Brian Magee (35-4-1, 24 KOs) at Broendby Hall. Of course, Andre Ward is the WBA 168 lbs champion. The need for an interim champion is completely bogus, as Ward has been active, and taking on stellar competition in the Super Six. Be that as it may... “Rudy has knocked out everybody we have put in front of him,” promoter Nisse Sauerland said. “He has earned his world title shot and we are thrilled to bring him back to Broendby where he can count on the boisterous support of his hometown fans. Magee is incredibly tough but I am convinced that Rudy will beat him.” A 36-year-old veteran from Belfast, Magee has won seven of his last eight...
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