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Kessler vs Stieglitz Agreement is Close, Says The WBO

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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BarrySlisk on 08-01-2011

Why not right? Kessler is not getting younger.

Comment by BattlingNelson on 07-29-2011

[QUOTE=BarrySlisk;10917889]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…

Comment by [email protected] 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;10814399]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…

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