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Gerber and Dirks Decide To End Their Boxing Runs

By Per Ake Persson

Sauerland Event matchmaker Hagen Doering confirmed reports that heavyweight Edmund Gerber (23-2, 14KOs) and light heavyweight Dustin Dirks (27-1-1, 20KOs) have retired.

Dirks was knocked out by Oleksandr Cherviak in the tenth round in April and then went to a very disappointing eight round draw with Tomas Adamek (not the popluar two division world champion) in August.

Gerber lost two of his last three outings. He dropped a ten round majority decision to aging British veteran Michael Sprott last December and then he was stopped in five rounds on September 21 in his fight with Dereck Chisora.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cloud on 11-21-2013

Gerber is big fraud. Glad he's retired because he was destined to go down the Owen Beck route. His record is very tainted. He's lost more than twice, I'm telling you.. Did not see this from Dirks. He's regressed though…

Comment by ScottWeiland on 11-17-2013

Maybe he has qualifications and feels he would rather earn good money by not getting his ass handed to him by mediocre opposition in a boxing ring. the dude should have retired after the Sprott defeat,or hung his head in…

Comment by joe strong on 11-17-2013

[QUOTE=Sparked_26;13937112]Definitely makes sense for Gerber. Unless he was popular enough for a promoter to match him against a certain type of opposition for the rest of his career. The moment he turned up in London to Del Boy that really…

Comment by Sparked_26 on 11-17-2013

[QUOTE=joe strong;13937092]interesting move by gerber but after losses to sprott & chisora I guess he realized he had gone as far as he could in the sport & got out before he got hurt. it wouldn't surprise me if the…

Comment by joe strong on 11-17-2013

interesting move by gerber but after losses to sprott & chisora I guess he realized he had gone as far as he could in the sport & got out before he got hurt. it wouldn't surprise me if the abdusalamov…

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