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 Last update:  7/9/2011       Read more by David Rosenberg         
   
Kessler vs Stieglitz Agreement is Close, Says The WBO
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By David "Los Gatos" Rosenberg

The WBO has advised several outlets that a deal is very close for a super middleweight collision between their champion Robert Stieglitz (40-2, 23KOs) of Germany, and the former king of the WBA/WBC, Mikkel Kessler (44-2, 33KOs) of Denmark. As previously reported, Kessler petitioned the WBO for a mandatory ranking. The sanctioning body granted his request and placed him in position to face Stieglitz for the title.

Tags: Mikkel Kessler , Robert Stieglitz , Kessler vs Stieglitz , Kessler-Stieglitz



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comment by BarrySlisk, on 08-01-2011
Why not right? Kessler is not getting younger.

comment by BattlingNelson, on 07-29-2011
[QUOTE=BarrySlisk]You are certain that Bute was not the one saying no thanks?[/QUOTE] Bute lowballed Kessler. Interbox send an offer of a meager 3M for a fight in Montreal. Sauerland countered with an offer for Bute to come to Copenhagen. I doubt the negotiations ever go serious. Anyway Sau...

comment by ChampBox@PR, on 07-29-2011
Sad, that Kessler ducked Bute to fight this guy!!!!

comment by BarrySlisk, on 07-29-2011
You are certain that Bute was not the one saying no thanks?

comment by gambleer, on 07-10-2011
[QUOTE=Visceral]I gotta say I am a bit dissapointed in Kessler for saying he would fight Bute and then backing out and fighting stiglitz instead. He went to Montreal and everything.[/QUOTE] It's a smart move by Kessler, he will have more to bring to the table if he beats Stieglitz. And Kessler...

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