Kessler vs Abraham Title Clash is Now a Possibility
By Per Ake Persson
Prior to Saturday's match at the O2 World Arena in Berlin, there were already reports that Mikkel Kessler was considering the possibility of facing the winner of Robert Stieglitz vs. Arthur Abraham. After twelve rounds, Abraham captured the WBO super middleweight title with a unanimous decision.
Sauerland Events CEO Chris Meyer, who promotes both boxers, told BoxingScene.com that Kessler vs. Abraham is indeed a possibility - "if [Kessler] want to" do it.
A big question is whether or not Kessler (45-2, 34KOs) will wait for Abraham (35-3, 27KOs) to heal up and get ready for a major fight again - something that may take a few months - or have a fight inbetween.
I like the fight but kessler should take a fight while AA heals up, he's getting old kessler is and should stay active.Comment by Ringlife on 08-26-2012
I would still like to see this fight happen.Comment by BattleAxePurist on 08-26-2012
Seems like another scenario is would Sauerland want to put AA in w/Kessler Who generates more money and whats the benefit to have them fight right away when it could be milked for a bit AA having a couple title…Comment by BattlingNelson on 08-26-2012
[QUOTE=The Weebler II;12454057]Well he can become world champion again.[/QUOTE] Its possible that the WBO belt is worth a little more than WBA's regular title yeah. But in terms of legacy a win over Magee gives just as little as a…Comment by Weebler I on 08-26-2012
[QUOTE=BattlingNelson;12454007]There has been rumours on Danish sites about this fight for the last couple of days. I didnt believe them. And why should Kessler wait untill december to fight when he is finally injuryfree? Is this Sauerlands way of saying…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (19)