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 Last update:  8/23/2012       Read more by Ruslan Chikov         
   
Felix Sturm Open To Facing Abraham vs. Stieglitz Victor
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By Ruslan Chikov

WBA middleweight champion Felix Sturm (37-2-2, 16KOs) is counting down the days until his September 1st unification with IBF beltholder Daniel Geale (27-1, 15KOs) at Koenig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

Sturm is an interested party in this Saturday's super middleweight showdown in Berlin. Robert Stieglitz (42-2, 23KOs) will defend his WBO super middleweight crown against former middleweight champion "King" Arthur Abraham (34-3, 27KOs).

He doesn't rule out the possibility of moving up in weight to face the winner.

"I would move up to face the winner, I'm open to everything," Sturm said.

While he doesn't believe Abraham is past his best, he still gives Stieglitz the edge to win.

"Abraham is the classic puncher. Robert is the more complete fighter and fast on his feet. On Saturday he's going to make ends meet, he is my favorite [to win]," Sturm said.

Tags: Robert Stieglitz , Felix Sturm , Arthur Abraham , Abraham-Stieglitz , Abraham vs Stieglitz


 

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comment by kiaba360, on 08-24-2012
It's really hard to like Sturm, a fighter who spent his career in the comfort of his own home. Now he wants to move up? If you beat Geale, why wouldn't you make the effort to unify the belts with the winner of Martinez/Chavez? This guy really is shook of the top MWs.

comment by MASTER1454, on 08-24-2012
Why doesn't he give Macklin a rematch?

comment by ddangerous, on 08-24-2012
Does Sturm care at ALL about his fans? You change divisions when the division you are dominating is weak, not when the division you are in is LOADED, and potential unification is possible. Really lost some respect for Sturm with these idiotic comments. :davil2:

comment by .:: JSFD26 ::., on 08-24-2012
[QUOTE=ThePhantom5]Golovkin laughs at his fear. Just vacate the title so Golovkin can claim it. Run Sturm, Run.[/QUOTE] Errr he has to get past Proksa first. Sept 2nd we will see who the best G is!

comment by Evil Abed, on 08-24-2012
Golovkin laughs at his fear. Just vacate the title so Golovkin can claim it. Run Sturm, Run.

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