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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 Camp Beast 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!

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