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Felix Sturm Eyes August Return, Golovkin Awaits Shot

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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DoktorSleepless on 04-17-2012

[QUOTE=Galeke;12012661]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…

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…

Comment by Galeke on 04-17-2012

[QUOTE=Keitha313;12012976]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…

Comment by Galeke on 04-17-2012

[QUOTE=vcvc;12012911]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;12012852]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…

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