Glowacki and Adamek make successful returns in front of Polish Fans

Saturday night from the Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland an exciting domestic card was aired on PolSat Sport PPV, featuring former Polish world champions Tomasz Adamek, Krzysztof Glowack and Ewa Brodnicka. As a bonus to the nights excitement, promoter Mateusz Borek also had three undefeated Polish prospects in action making it a quality event from start to finish. The fans enthusiasm, shown for home fighters rivaled that of UK boxing crowds.

In the main event former two division world champion Tomasz Adamek faced Australian heavyweight Solomon Haumono. This was a critical bout for both forty year old plus heavyweights, who entered coming off stoppage losses. In July of 2016 Haumono was halted by current WBO heavyweight title holder Joseph Parker and in April of 2016, Adamek was shocked by journeyman Eric Molina. Over the ten round distance, Haumono looked to capitalize on Adamek using his superior power while Adamek moved and boxed from a distance.

When it was over, the Judges scored it for Adamek 99-91 twice and 100-90. While the right man won, those scores reflected a better performance on behalf of Adamek than what actually took place, Haumono put on a very respectable showing. Tomasz Adamek improved to 51-5 (30), Solomon Haumono now stands at 24-4-2 (21).

The nights co-feature took place between former WBO cruiserweight champion Krzysztof Glowacki and undefeated Turkish fighter Hizni Altunkaya. This was a dominate performance for Glowacki, who was making his first in-ring appearance since losing to Oleksandr Usyk last September. The former champion, would pressure Altunkaya for every minute of every round before stopping him just seconds into round six. At the time of the stoppage, all three judges had Glowacki winning by scores of 50-42.

Krzysztof Glowacki improved to 27-1 (17), after suffering his first defeat Hizni Altunkaya now stands at 29-1 (17).

The second of three cruiserweight bouts, took place between former light heavyweight title challenger Ismayl Sillakh and former world ranked Mateusz Masternak. With a possible title opportunity looming in the winners near future, neither fighter wanted to take unneeded chances and performed at their best. While Sillakh controlled the ring using movement, the pressure of Masternak limited his offensive output. When the contest ended, judges favored Masternak and his pressure over the ring generalship of Sillakh. scoring it officially 95-93 twice and 96-92 all for Mateusz Masternak.

Mateusz Masternak improved to 39-4 (26), Ismayl Sillakh now stands at 25-4 (19).

In a female lightweight contest, former interim WBO female super featherweight title holder Ewa Brodnicka faced veteran Viviane Obenauf. The fighters traded momentum, each working behind their jab followed by combinations, neither maintaining advantage for an extended period of time. After a very close ten rounds, judge Przemyslaw Moszumanski scored it 95-94 in favor of Obenauf, overruled by judges Krzysztof Bubak who seen it 96-93 and judge Leszek Jankowiak who scored it 95-94 both in favor of Ewa Brodnicka. With the majority decision victory, Brodnicka remains undefeated improving to 14-0 (2), Viviane Obenauf drops to 10-3 (5).

In undercard action

Super Welterweight– Maciej Sulecki 25-0 (10) def. Damian Ezequiel Bonelli 24-2 (21) via TKO 3. All three scorecards at time of the stoppage read 20-17.

Super Lightweight– Lukasz Wierzbicki 13-0 (6) def. Robert Tlatlik 20-1 (14) via UD 8. Official scores read 80-72, 79-74 and 80-74.

Cruiserweight- Adam Balski 10-0 (8) def. Lukasz Janik 28-4 (15) via TKO 4. All three scorecards at time of the stoppage read 30-26

Super Middleweight- Robert Talarek 18-12-2 (11) def. Norbert Dabrowski 20-7-1 (8) via UD 8. Official scores read 79-72, 79-73 and 77-74.




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