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Weights from Switzerland & Valuev-Holyfield PPV info

WHAT: Main Event (12 round, WBA Heavyweight Championship): Nikolai “The Russian Giant” Value

Nicolai Valuev 310 ¾ lbs.
Evander Holyfield 214 ¼ lbs.

(WBA Heavyweight Championship)

Francisco Pianeta 242 ¼ lbs.

Johann Duhaupas 223 ¼ lbs.

(European Union Heavyweight Championship)

Eileen Olzsewski 110 ¾ lbs.

Nadia Raoul 111 ¼ lbs.

(WIBA Flyweight Championship)

Mads Larsen 172 lbs.

Roberto Cocco 171 lbs.

Jimmy Kapanov 197 lbs.

Paolo Ferrera 199 lbs.

Oleg Platov 216 lbs.

Jason Gavern 230 ¼ lbs.

WHEN: Live: Saturday, December 20, 2008 – 3 PM/ET 12 PM/PT

Tape: Saturday, December , 2008 – 9 PM/ET 6 PM/PT

WHERE: Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland

WHAT: Main Event (12 round, WBA Heavyweight Championship): Nikolai “The Russian Giant” Valuev (49-1, 34 KOs), 2-time and reigning WBA Heavyweight Champion, St. Petersburg, Russia vs. Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield (47-9-2, 27 KOs), 4-time World Heavyweight Champion, Atlanta, Georgia.

Also on PPV (8-rounds, super middleweights): Mads “Golden Boy” Larsen (50-2, 37 KOs), former IBO & WBF super middleweight champion, Berlin, Germany vs. 5-time world kickboxing and Thai boxing champion, Roberto Cocco (9-2, 5 KOs), Torino, Italy.

(Highlights will be shown, time permitting, from some of the other fights on the card): European heavyweight champion Francesco Pianeta (17-0, 11 KOs) vs. Johann Duhaupas (17-0, 10 KOs); WIBA flyweight champion Eileen “The Hawaiian Mongoose” Olszewski (5-2-1, 0 KOs) vs. Nadia Raoul (9-0, 3 KOs); heavyweight Oleg Platov (26-1, 22 KOs) vs. Jason Gavern (15-4-3, 8 KOs), cruiserweight Jimmy Kapanov (8-0, 5 KOs) vs. Paolo Ferrara (25-13-1, 7 KOs).

PROMOTER: Wilfried Sauerland’s Sauerland Event and its Managing Director, Christian Meyer, in association with Don King Productions

PAY-PER-VIEW: Distributed in the United States by Integrated Sports for live viewing at 3 PM/ET – 12 PM/PT on both cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, TVN and DISH Network for a suggested retail price of only $24.95. Same night replay at 9:00 PM/ET – 6:00 PM/PT.

ANNOUNCERS: Al Bernstein and Nick Charles


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