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 Last update:  4/13/2012       Read more by Ruslan Chikov         
   
Felix Sturm is Open To Facing Dmitry Pirog in The Fall
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By Ruslan Chikov

WBA middleweight champion Felix Sturm (37-2-2, 16 KOs) is open to a unification bout with WBO beltholder Dmitry Pirog. (19-0, 15KOs). On Friday in Cologne, Sturm stopped former WBC champion Sebastian Zbik (30-2, 10 KOs) in nine rounds.

Pirog is scheduled to return on May 1 in Russia against Nobuhiro Ishida of Japan. Should Pirog win, he is possibly going to face IBF champion Daniel Geale on an August date in the United States.

"Dmitry Pirog is a high-class boxer. I wouldn't rule out a fight a with him," Sturm told Artem Sergienko.

Tags: Felix Sturm , Dmitry Pirog



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comment by MujoHrnjica, on 04-15-2012
[QUOTE=Dem Eyes]Sturm isn't touching Pirog or Golovkin. Shame. :damnit1:[/QUOTE] We'll see what pans out

comment by D-MiZe, on 04-14-2012
Sturm isn't touching Pirog or Golovkin. Shame. :damnit1:

comment by giacomino, on 04-14-2012
Won't happen. Sturm has skill, but he has called out every middleweight belt holder from Hopkins to Martinez and never fights them. I remember how he turned down a ridiculous amount of money to fight Abraham, then after beating the mighty Ronald Hearns, complained in The Ring that everybody was a...

comment by Mikhnienko, on 04-14-2012
[QUOTE=oA2o]He does keep pretty quiet about golovkin.[/QUOTE] Especially considering he's been his mandatory for something like 2 years. Pirog should Unify with Geale as planned and let Gena eradicate this b1tch from the Title seen for us. [QUOTE=Popadoc]they should make a middleweight tour...

comment by Camp Beast, on 04-13-2012
[QUOTE=Popadoc]they should make a middleweight tourney out of the fights already scheduled...Quillin-Wright, Chavez-Martinez, Geale-Pirog, Sturm-Golovkin...have the winners face each other & crown an undisputed champ[/QUOTE] I like it!

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