Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Robert Stieglitz-Yuzo Kiyota Clash Set For July 13

By Per Ake Persson

WBO super middleweight champ Robert Stieglitz defends the title against Japanese challenger Yuzo Kiyota, who´s a rather unknown force with no fights outside of Japan, on July 13 in the headliner of SES´ big show in Dresden. Unknown doen´t have to mean poor though and Kiyota comes in with a respectable record of 23-5.
 
It´s already been announced that female champs Ramona Kuehne and Christina Hammer will defend their respective titles but no opponents have been announced.
 
Same goes for WBO Euro middleweight champ Lukas Konecny, who will defend his title in a supporting bout.
 
Lightheavy Robin Krasniqi is featured on the undercard in his first fight since losing to WBO king Nathan Cleverly.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sicko on 06-13-2013

That is fukin WEAK!

Comment by Weebler I on 06-13-2013

[QUOTE=Freedom2013;13469637]Give him a break, he just won the title a few months back. He'll choose a better opponent next time out.[/QUOTE] A better one perhaps, but a top opponent? I'd guess a top opponent won't be forthcoming until the end…

Comment by Freedom2111 on 06-13-2013

[QUOTE=giacomino;13469620]Not surprising. Stieglitz defended against a lot of cupcakes before the first Abraham fight (his previous defense was against a 38-year-old, 43-9 fighter who had never beaten anyone in the top 50). Kiyota looks like another cupcake with extra frosting.[/QUOTE]Give…

Comment by Weebler I on 06-13-2013

So his new TV deal will be all about defending his title against sub-standard opposition? Disappointing. I guess this rules a Froch bout out too.

Comment by giacomino on 06-13-2013

Not surprising. Stieglitz defended against a lot of cupcakes before the first Abraham fight (his previous defense was against a 38-year-old, 43-9 fighter who had never beaten anyone in the top 50). Kiyota looks like another cupcake with extra frosting.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (8)
Top Headlines Video: Malignaggi Discusses Conor McGregor Confrontation Photos: Mayweather, McGregor - Grand Arrivals at T-Mobile McGregor: Mayweather Praying That I’m Struggling to Make Weight Video: McGregor, Malignaggi Nearly Erupt at T-Mobile Arena McGregor, Malignaggi in Heated Confrontation at Grand Arrivals Video: Mayweather, McGregor Camps Near Scuffle at T-Mobile Cleverly Feels Win Over Badou Jack Will Secure Andre Ward Shot Mayweather Believes McGregor is Struggling To Make Weight Carl Frampton is Urged To Sign Promotional With Eddie Hearn Crawford-Indongo Telecast Averaged 965,000 Viewers on ESPN Former Sparring Partner Admits McGregor Was Not Hard To Hit Eubank Jr: Mayweather Will Be More Aggressive, Will Go For KO Shane McGuigan Removes Carl Frampton From Twitter Bio Mayweather-McGregor News; Burnett-Zhanat Zhakiyanov, More TMT's DeJuan Blake: McGregor is Awkward, Mayweather is Ready Paul Hyland vs Stephen Ormond on October 21 in Belfast Jeff Horn: I'd Fight Mayweather Like Maidana Did - But Consistent! Cotto Unfazed By All the Attention Paid to Mayweather-McGregor NSAC Head: McGregor is Younger, Stronger, Longer, Big Puncher Terence Crawford-Julius Indongo: Post-Undisputed Report Card McGregor's Trainer: No Doubt Mayweather Gets Knocked Out! Estrada Training Hard, Expects High Drama With Carlos Cuadras Euro News: Virgilijus Stapuliones, Frenois vs. Dib, More Ellerbe: Mayweather Brought Boxing Back, People Talking Again! Malignaggi: The Boxing World is Laughing at McGregor! Roy Jones Jr. and BeIN Sports Ink Television Deal For Events Harmonito Dela Torre Furious Over Saul Rodriguez Withdrawal McGregor KO Would Resonate Far Beyond Weekend in Vegas De La Hoya: Canelo Took Mayweather Fight Too Soon, Better for It Cleverly Expects Mayweather To Stop McGregor Inside of Six Retirement Crosses Canelo's Mind, But Not Ready to Walk Away McGregor Motivated By Dismissive Boxing Fans, Vows to 'Educate' Samuel Vargas Edges Ali Funeka Over Ten Rounds Mayweather-McGregor: Camps Warned To Avoid Confrontations Photos: Payano vs. Santiago, Herring vs. Miller - Official Weights IBF Abolishes Second Weigh-in For Unification Bouts Arum Discusses Crawford's Future, Facing Pacquiao-Horn Winner Joshua: Mayweather Will Beat McGregor in Landslide, Can't Compete Marcos Hernandez Camp Notes For Kevin Newman Bout Arum Gives Latest on Lomachenko vs. Rigondeaux Fight
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement