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Dmitry Pirog: I'm Ready For Sturm, Even in Germany

By Ruslan Chikov & Alexander Pavlov

Undefeated WBO middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog (19-0, 15KOs) is ready to face WBA king Felix Sturm (36-2-2, 15KOs) in any location - even in Sturm's home of Germany. Pirog has been mentioned as possible opponent for Sturm on April 13th. Pirog is holding out hope that Sturm follows through with a possible fight, but he's not sure if anything is going to actually happen with the ongoing rumors.

"Finally, [Sturm] has already started talking about a fight with me, although in the past he's been silent on this subject. So, there is the possibility to organize a fight between us, although he had previously tried to ignore me. I hope this fight doesn't just stay at the level of conversation, because I'm ready to act - even in Germany," Pirog said. "If Sturm decides to fight me, I'm ready to sign the contract tomorrow. It's important for me to have this fight happen."

Alexander Pavlov covers boxing for sportbox.ru

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by HeroBando on 01-03-2012

[QUOTE=Walt Liquor;11626256]I was specifically talking about Martinez and Gennedy. There was the offer to ftht sergio in russia that was kicked around (r[B]emind me again why they wanted to have the hamp come to them[/B]). And the on again/off again…

Comment by Walt Liquor on 01-03-2012

[QUOTE=HeroBando;11625471]I would agree except that it seems like the WBA might be serious about ordering the GG fight. Maybe the reason is that GG just recently signed with K2 promotions, who are not major league, but still way more powerful…

Comment by Walt Liquor on 01-03-2012

[QUOTE=HeroBando;11625414]I've read some of your posts, you're a good poster but seem misinformed on this topic. It'd be nice if you could list some names he's poosyfooting around. Maybe Golovkin, but check the link I posted above, doesn't seem that…

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 01-03-2012

[QUOTE=DoktorSleepless;11625581]From the few Golovkin fights I've seen, he just doesn't really impress me. He was being mostly outboxed by Ouma until the knock out. [/QUOTE] I though GG did well considering how young he is and seeing as how Ouma…

Comment by elplayapimp on 01-02-2012

see martinez this is how you do it.:boxing: war pirog a true bad ass.

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