Mauro Forte and Francesco Grandelli will headline a boxing event in PalaSport Tivoli in Tivoli, Italy on May 5, 2023 for the vacant European featherweight title.
They earlier fought to a split draw in 2021. Both men have since fought once since then and defeated their opponents in those bouts. Grandelli defeated Kane Baker via unanimous decision while Forte beat Joshua Ocampo via TKO in sixth round.
Forte, just 24 years old right now, had a 15-fight win streak before the draw against Grandelli. Grandelli suffered his first loss in his sixth fight before getting 11 straight wins. Whose unbeaten streak ends here?
Two unbeated bantamweights in Simona Salvatori and Johanna Wonyou are on the undercard along with a women’s super flyweight bout between Stephanie Silva and Mailys Gangloff. The coverage of the event will begin in US at 3 PM ET on ESPN+ and we will be here live with results from Mauro Forte vs Francesco Grandelli event.
- Francesco Faraoni def. Omar Abbouzi via KO in round 4- 6 rounds, Middleweight Bout
- Mario Manfredi def. Hatem Chebil via KO in round 2 – 6 rounds, Middleweight Bout
- Gloria Peritore vs Giacoma Cordio (Draw) – 6 rounds, Bantamweight Bout
- Armando Casamonica def. Francesco Acatullo via TKO in round 2, 8 rounds, Super Lightweight bout
- Johanna Wonyou def. Simone Salvatori via unanimous decision (100-90, 98-92, 99-91) – 10 rounds, Vacant EBU European Female Bantamweight Championship Bout
- Stepanie Silva def. Mailys Gangroff via unanimous decision (97-93, 96-94, 96-94) – 10 rounds, EBU European Female Super Flyweight Championship Bout
- Main Event: Mauro Forte def. Francesco Grandelli via TKO in 1 – 12 rounds, Vacant European Featherweight Championship Bout