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Photos: Stieglitz Badly Damages Abraham's Eye For TKO

GETEC Arena, Magdeburg, Germany - Robert Stieglitz (44-3, 27 KOs) got revenge with a TKO victory over Arthur Abraham (36-4, 28 KOs) to recapture the WBO super middleweight championship. Stieglitz came out fast and furious, throwing punches with both hands at Abraham, who did his best to cover up and respond with counters. By the end of the second round, Abraham's left eye was very swollen and starting to close. As the third round closed, so did Abraham's eye and was unable to see. The fight was stopped as the bell sounded to start the fourth, which made it a TKO in four.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by White_Knight on 03-25-2013

[QUOTE=BennyST;13179959]I'm positive, as its occurred so often throughout boxing history, that the right hand shot hit AA right on the eye, and then glanced off with the thumb digging in which is what did the real damage.[/QUOTE] The ol' Larry…

Comment by BennyST on 03-24-2013

There was a headclash after the right hand that did the damage, but it was toward the top of AA head and couldn't have caused the swelling. I'm positive, as its occurred so often throughout boxing history, that the right…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 03-24-2013

[QUOTE=davidw9785;13179587]Interesting... where'd you scoop that?[/QUOTE] the German commentator was talking about it during the telecast.....I don't know why posters who understand the german language didn't mention it because there's a few on here...I found a article about it... in german…

Comment by PEBBLES! on 03-24-2013

i figured it was a punch. but if a butt caused that injury it should've been a no contest.

Comment by davidw9785 on 03-24-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. Philadel;13179512]props to Rob....he tagged Abraham with a good right hand that damaged the eye both dudes were supposed to wear Adidas gloves...but at the Rules Meeting Abe's weighed only 9 ounces....so after a lil' politicing, Rob was allowed to…

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