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Robert Stieglitz Stops Nieroda in Three, Abraham Next

By Ruslan Chikov

Former super middleweight champion Robert Stieglitz (43-3, 24Kos) returned to the ring at Bon Pastor in Cataluna, Spain - and knocked out Michal Nieroda at 1:45 of the third round. It was a tune-up fight for Stieglitz, who has been inactive since last August's twelve round decision loss to Arthur Abraham. The next step for Stieglitz is a likely rematch with Abraham for the WBO championship on March 23rd in Magdeburg. Sauerland Event and SES are expected to announce the rematch this week.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AndMarvisIsDown on 01-28-2013

Great comeback. You really got me.

Comment by sako5 on 01-27-2013

They fight under German flag, they're German fighters, the fight is going to be held in Germany no matter what. End thread.

Comment by AndMarvisIsDown on 01-27-2013

[QUOTE=sako5;12960498]Abraham has never fought in Armenia, Stieglitz has never fought Russia, they are both German citizens, they both turned pro in Germany, they're both under German promoters ... What's the point in bringing up the place ? Saying they aren't…

Comment by BattlingNelson on 01-27-2013

[QUOTE=sako5;12960682]If fights were judged on workrate and "keep-coming-back-ness" RS would have indeed won, but most of his punches were missed, AA was way more efficient and RS' face at the end of the fight proved it. It was rather a…

Comment by sako5 on 01-27-2013

[QUOTE=BattlingNelson;12960575]Props to Sauerland for putting Abraham in against Stieglitz in the latters hometown. I know I'm in a minority here, but I had Stieglitz winning a close decision the last time out so I think it's not impossible for him…

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