Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Robert Stieglitz Ready For Groves, Annoyed With Kessler - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  3/12/2012       Read more by Phil D. Jay         
   
Robert Stieglitz Ready For Groves, Annoyed With Kessler
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Phil D. Jay

Robert Stielglitz (41-2, 23KOs) is annoyed with the recent collapse of his upcoming world title defence against Mikkel Kessler and is ready to concentrate on mandatory challenger George Groves in the coming months.

The 30 year-old, who has made five defences of the WBO super-middleweight belt, was due to face the former 168lb king on April 14th in a bout that has already been rescheduled and is not prepared to wait any longer for the Dane to rearrange the clash.

The Russian-born German is now focusing his efforts on Groves, who ironically pulled out of a rematch with Kenny Anderson on the same day Kessler withdrew from their Copenhagen contest.

“Kessler has called off the fight three times now with no apology,” Stieglitz complained to World Boxing News.

“I was more than willing to box him but it seems that something happens every time. I think the WBO made the right decision in ordering the George Groves fight. How long was I supposed to wait for ‘King’ Kessler?

“It would have made me very happy to fight him, but if he doesn’t want to fight then I am not to blame.”

Groves, 23, was due to fight Anderson this Friday night at Wembley Arena but called the fight off due to medical reasons and has already stated his intention to look towards a world title challenge against Stieglitz, who is confident of retaining his title against the Briton.

“I don’t know too much about George Groves,” said Stieglitz.

“I just know that he is unbeaten in 14 fights, is 23 years-old and he is not bad. We will see on fight night but I am the champion of the world and remain that way.”

Phil D. Jay covers boxing for worldboxingnews.net

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


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by kimmiblob, on 03-13-2012
[quote=UglyPug]This is a fight that will be determined by the judges - whomever has "homefield advantage" or "crowd support" will win. . .[/quote] Aint that how most fight are deteremined now adays

comment by yoz, on 03-13-2012
Warren's paid off the judges. Groves by UD then a DeGale rematch.

comment by Hougigo, on 03-12-2012
Get it right, you are a champion of the world...not the

comment by UglyPug, on 03-12-2012
This is a fight that will be determined by the judges - whomever has "homefield advantage" or "crowd support" will win. . .

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (4) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Pacquiao Applies Pressure, Dare...
  Anthony Dirrell Rips Groves, Sa...
  Radmir Akhmediyev Ready For Pro...
  Gradovich’s Foe To Be Set Soon,...
  Kovalev: Hopkins Talks, But I'l...
  Jonathan 'Bomba' Gonzalez Eyes ...
  Schaefer Staying Away From Mayw...
  Yuriorkis Gamboa Opens Gym, Eye...
  Maidana: Fans Pay For Boxing, N...
  Trinidad, Calderon Feel Juanma ...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.