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 Last update:  4/16/2012       Read more by Ruslan Chikov         
   
Felix Sturm Eyes August Return, Golovkin Awaits Shot
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By Ruslan Chikov

WBA middleweight champion Felix Sturm (37-2, 16KOs) is looking to return in the month of August. Sturm retained his title last Friday in Cologne with a nine round stoppage of countryman Sebastian Zbik. Sturm, the WBA's super champion at 160-pounds, received special permission from the sanctioning body to fight Zbik - as long as the winner would face mandatory challenger and WBA "regular" champion Gennady Golovkin (22-0, 19KOs) by September.

No information has been disclossed regarding Sturm's opponent, but Golovkin, now promoted by K2, expects to receive his ordered shot. Sturm could lose his "super champion" status if he doesn't move forward with a Golovkin clash as previously agreed upon with the WBA.

Tags: Felix Sturm , Gennady Golovkin


 

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comment by DoktorSleepless, on 04-17-2012
[QUOTE=Galeke]Does anyone know what is current situation with Sergio Mora negotiations? Recently it was reported that he accepted GGG's fight.[/QUOTE] There was a recentish Elie Seckbach video where Mora said he accepted a Golovkin fight and hasn't heard anything since then.

comment by giacomino, on 04-17-2012
I feel the same way about this as I do about Martinez-Chavez. It is time for Golovkin and Martinez to think about moving on to other fights pretty soon because I am betting Sturm and Chavez will just keep avoiding them and it doesn't pay to continue chasing somebody who won't be caught. Still thi...

comment by Galeke, on 04-17-2012
[QUOTE=Keitha313]Murray can go to USA and pick a fight with the winner of Andy Lee vs Julio Cesar Chavez! Golovokin has deserved a shot at a world belt for ages now this guy is the real deal check his amateur boxing career up he is no slouch.[/QUOTE] As far as I know, a winner of Andy Lee vs Ju...

comment by Galeke, on 04-17-2012
[QUOTE=vcvc]heloo, my namim is golkovin, i come from kazahkstasan , yes i like very muuch![/QUOTE] Dear golkovin, r u from kazakstan? What country is it, it is afghanistan?

comment by Red Cyclone, on 04-17-2012
[QUOTE=Superflo777]How about rematching Murray first?[/QUOTE] Murray can go to USA and pick a fight with the winner of Andy Lee vs Julio Cesar Chavez! Golovokin has deserved a shot at a world belt for ages now this guy is the real deal check his amateur boxing career up he is no slouch.

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