Advertisement
Advertisement

Arthur Abraham To Make First Defense on May 31st

Arthur Abraham (39-4, 28 KOs) regained the WBO Super Middleweight title with a split decision victory over Robert Stieglitz (46-4, 26 KOs) tonight in Magdeburg.

Abraham looked close to forcing the stoppage, dropping the defending champion in the final round. However Stieglitz was able to hold on and take the fight to the judges’ scorecards.

The judges scored the fight 114-111, 115-110, and 112-113 in favor of ‘’The King’’, who avenged the loss he suffered to Stieglitz last year and became a world champion for a third time.

Abraham will return to action on May 31st, when he will make the first defense of his newly won title. The opponent and venue will be announced shortly.

Tags: Arthur Abraham image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Scott.Weiland. on 03-03-2014

May 31st,isn't that the same night as Groves v Froch,hopefully it's Kessler against Abe and the winners of the fights that night face each other. Isn't Kessler due to make an announcement shortly ? Maybe he was waiting and hoping…

Comment by yoz on 03-02-2014

Bet DeGale wishes he was still with Warren.

Comment by Chillman on 03-02-2014

[QUOTE=Trudoe;14285600]a few tasty options for Abraham at this point. Id like to see him and Froch battle it out, as they alluded each other in the SUper Six tourney.[/QUOTE] Why??? That's a fight I [B]never[/B] want to see again. You…

Comment by Chillman on 03-02-2014

[QUOTE=Rpgboxen;14285313]When will he be due to make a mandatory defense[/QUOTE] December at the earliest because last night's fight was a mandatory defense.

Comment by Hougigo on 03-02-2014

[QUOTE=Trudoe;14285600]a few tasty options for Abraham at this point. Id like to see him and Froch battle it out, as they alluded each other in the SUper Six tourney.[/QUOTE] Would be cool....three belts on the line.... or two and a…

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (11)
Top Headlines Anthony Joshua Opens Up as 7-1 Favorite To Beat Martin David Haye: Anthony Joshua Will Knock Charles Martin Out Early! Charles Martin: I'm Knocking Anthony Joshua Out! Charles Martin-Anthony Joshua Announced, April 9 In London Nonito Donaire Wants To Make a Statement With Bedak Lebedev Wonders if Hryunov Attack Was Roy Jones Related Fedor Chudinov: Ready for Anyone at Super Middleweight? Porter: I've Heard Things That About Mayweather Returning Roach Doubts Miguel Cotto Can Make 147 For Marquez Clash Salud Will Talk To Pacquiao About World Title Double in Manila Jean Pascal Cautioned To Take Signficant Time Off By Promoter Qiu Xiao Jun's Big Win Draws 200 Million TV Viewers in China Liam Williams-Nav Mansouri Set For April 2 on BoxNation Sanchez: Canelo Couldn't Hurt Cotto, What Happens With GGG? Barrera Advised By Manager To Go All Out With Andre Ward Chavez, Barrera, Morales View Canelo-GGG as The Next 'Big One' Alex Saucedo Decisions Clarence Booth: Vences Wins Khan: Being Underdog To Canelo Has Given Me an Extra Push! Fernando Carcamo Stops Daniel Echeverria In Three Lomachenko: I'm Ready To Fight Rigondeaux at Any Time Glowacki's Coach Says Steve Cunningham Still in Play For April Cortez Expects Canelo To Slaughter Amir Khan in Rapid Fashion Jorge Linares Hopes To Return in May or June From Injury Artur Szpilka Has Surgery on Left Hand, Wants Charles Martin Arum Wonders if Amir Khan Can Pull Off a Super Bowl Upset Tyson Fury Going in New Direction? Says 'Massive Fight' Coming Dmitry Chudinov Blows Through Marat Huzeeva in Moscow Mariusz Wach's Ring Return Being Positioned For May 14 Adrian Granat Has Two Fights Set; Sprott Faces Hammer on 3/18 Joseph Diaz-Jayson Velez Set For Ward-Barrera HBO Card Lanell Bellows: Nobody Can Match My Work Ethic Hearn, Mayweather To Join Forces For UK Boxing Events Gutierrez Set For Hometown Appearance, Wants Santa Cruz Next Frank Warren Takes Aim at Boxers Having Overgrown Beards Marquez Wants 147 For Cotto, 152/153 Rehydration Clause Campillo: Kovalev Can Beat Ward, Beterbiev a Bigger Puncher Roach: Not Scared of Atlas, Don't Give a Sh*t About His Stories! McGuigan Warns Joshua To Avoid Charles Martin, For Now Frank Warren: British Boxing Showing Strength With Title Fights Promoter: Bradley Should Not Target Pacquiao's Shoulder
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement