Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Felix Sturm is Open To Facing Dmitry Pirog in The Fall

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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MujoHrnjica on 04-15-2012

[QUOTE=Dem Eyes;12001069]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…

Comment by Mikhnienko on 04-14-2012

[QUOTE=oA2o;11999637]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;11999703]they should make…

Comment by CAMPER on 04-13-2012

[QUOTE=Popadoc;11999703]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!

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (14)
Top Headlines Photo: Roy Jones Jr., Bobby Gunn Face Off at Kickoff Presser Dillian Whyte, Dereck Chisora To Weigh-In Separately On Friday Video: Dereck Chisora Explains Why He Threw Table at Whyte Photos: Chisora Throws Table at Whyte, Chaos Erupts at Presser Misael Rodriguez, Bronze Medal Winner, Inks With Schaefer Jessie Vargas: Facing Pacquiao Will Make Me a Better Fighter Bermane Stiverne: All The Pressure is on Povetkin, I Will KO Him! Dereck Chisora Throws Table At Whyte During Presser Trainer: Biggest Fight For Charlo At 154 (Canelo) Won't Happen Crawford's Trainer: We Won't Get Pacquiao If It’s Up to Roach Andy Ruiz: I Will Die Trying To Beat Joseph Parker For That Belt! Joshua: I'm The Guy Who Should Beat Klitschko - I'll Prove It! Video: Dillian Whyte Shreds "D*ck" Dereck Chisora, Vows KO Win George Groves vs. Fedor Chudinov For Vacant WBA Title Ordered Eddie Hearn Reacts To Rumors That Kell Brook is Jumping Ship Froch Laughs at Critics Who Say He "Ducked" Golovkin Fight Photo: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Top Form, On Weight For Return Jermall Charlo says Julian Williams match is Jones-Hopkins reprise De La Hoya: After That Win, Saunders' Offer For Canelo Cut in Half! Photos: Terence Crawford Gets in Fight Week Work For Molina Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Orlando Salido Rematch in March? Verdejo to Face Southpaw TBA In 2/3 Return to Prep for Flanagan Joshua: If David Haye Beats Bellew, I'm Fine With Fighting Him! Sergey Lipinets Hopes Win Over Lenny Z Leads To a Title Shot Photos: Britsch Hits Mexico For War With Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Photos: Ray Beltran Hits Omaha For Mason Menard Clash Jacobs' Trainer: We're Ready To Take Gennady Golovkin's Belts Photos: Anthony Joshua, Eric Molina Hold Open Workouts Joe Smith Jr.: I'll Finish Off What Kovalev Started, KO Hopkins Bellew To Haye: Forget Joshua, You Are Getting Knocked Out! Klitschko vs. Joshua: Wladimir Embraces 80,000 at Wembley Lucian Bute vs. Eleider Alvarez Set For February 25, Quebec Holyfield, Barrera, Tapia Officially Announced For IBHOF Class Shakur Stevenson To Be Managed By James Prince, Andre Ward Antonio Vargas Making Pro Moves, Inks Managerial Deal Photos: Erik Skoglund, Timy Shala - Face To Face at Final Presser Abner Mares Addresses His 15-Month Layoff Entering Cuellar Fight Ellerbe Confident: On Jan. 14 We Come Back With Three Titles! Trainer: Lara Wants Bigger Fights, But Must Take Care of Family Wilder: Molina Might Be 'Bipolar,' But Has Heart to Upset Joshua
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement