FIGHTNEWS.COM Notes from the EBU General Assembley in Paris

The European Boxing Union (EBU) held its annual General Assembly in Paris in early June with more than 100 delegates from Austria, Belgium, and Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Monaco, Switzerland, Serbia, Montenegro, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Russia, Leetonia, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Georgia, Hungary, Norway, Belorussia, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, and Slovakia.

Below are the highlights:

EBU President Bob Logist welcomed the delegation of Greece unanimously accepted as new member.

The Malta Boxing Association represented by Marc James and Leif Magnusson was accepted as provisional member, while the Malta Boxing Commission represented by Gianlunca Di Caro was not accepted.

After a secret vote, the re-affiliation of Luxemburg was not accepted.

The 2016 General assembly will be held in Brussels, Belgium.

A brief report was given concerning the situation in, Turkey, Moldavia, Armenia, Portugal, Norway, Leetonia and Bosnia Herzegovina.

The award for the championship of the year 2014 was for Billy Joe Saunders versus Chris Eubank Jr. The award for the boxer of the year was for Billy Joe Saunders and Emiliano Marsili received a special award for having defended with success his EBU title three times in 2014.

Salvatore Cherchi and the OPI 2000 team received the award for promoter of the year.

A brief report was given concerning the situation in, Turkey, Moldavia, Armenia, Portugal, Norway, Leetonia and Bosnia Herzegovina.