|08-21-2013, 11:50 AM||#1|
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Comments Thread For: Photos: Braehmer, Abraham, Pulev-Thompson Presser
Just three days to go until fight fans will witness an excellent triple-header from Schwerin, Germany! First and foremost, the event staged at the Sport- und Kongresshalle on August 24 will feature Juergen Braehmer’s (40-2, 31 KOs) EBU Title Defense against Stefano Abatangelo (17-2-1, 6 KOs). Thereby, the European Champion will have some pressure to handle – not only from his Italian opponent, but also from the crowd.
“The fans as well as my own expectations are enormous – a homecoming is not always an advantage,” stated Braehmer who might very well challenge for a world title at light heavyweight, as he is the current WBO mandatory. However, this fact is not on the 34-year-old’s mind.
“Currently, I just look ahead to my bout on Saturday. Afterwards I can look forward to bigger and better things.” Meanwhile, Abatangelo’s adviser Alessandro Ferrarini sees his fighter surprising the hometown favorite: “It’s like Rocky vs. Apollo Creed – Stefano is the big underdog, who has nothing to lose and that will be his chance to win!”
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|08-21-2013, 11:56 AM||#2|
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Really loving the Pulev-Thompson fight. It's a great test for both men.
|08-21-2013, 03:07 PM||#4|
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Win or lose Thompson has managed to get himself 3 good paydays in a row here in the twilight of his career.
Building a nice nest egg for his retirement.
|08-21-2013, 08:25 PM||#5|
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I'm excited for all three fights. Going to be a great night of boxing.... but who is the twat in the very last picture? He looks like he just sharted and it was picked up by the microphones.
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