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Roman Karmazin: Dmitry Pirog Will Tear Felix Sturm Apart!

By Alexey Sukachev

Reflecting on a chain of recent events, regarding WBA middleweight champion Felix Sturm being reluctant to fight one of the Eastern European up-and-comers, former IBF light middleweight champion Roman Karmazin favored both WBO champ Dmitry Pirog and WBA "regular" champ Gennady Golovkin to effectively end Sturm’s five-year long title reign in his interview with Alexander Pavlov (Sportbox.ru).

“I consider Dmitry to be one of our most talented and most entertaining fighters. I think he will simply tear [Felix] Sturm apart and [he] show everyone how good Russian fighters really are. I have no doubt Pirog is going to win the fight if it ever occurs. I think Sturm will try to avoid Pirog by all means possible”.

And what is about WBA “regular” champion Gennady Golovkin?

“I think, Dmitry and Gennnady are within the same level of skill. If they are to fight each other, I’m not sure who will be the winner. They are similar in terms of their defensive and offensive arsenal, skills set; and they both can attack, counter-attack and they also have the ability to wait for their chances. They both are very skillful, and quality of their boxing is fantastic. I’m ensured Sturm will lose to both of them”.

Instead of fighting either Golovkin or Pirog, Felix Sturm chose to battle former WBC champion Sebastian Zbik on April 13.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mikhnienko on 02-04-2012

[QUOTE=MARKBNLV;11743724]Silly boy quit fawning after internet fame whores and leave boxing to men.[/QUOTE] lol No idea why you're starting with me but okay.....Mark, please go back to the Lounge and make another thread crying about how much of a phag…

Comment by HandSpeed303 on 02-04-2012

Well if "Made in hell" said it, then by god it must be true...

Comment by MARKBNLV on 02-04-2012

[QUOTE=Mikhnienko;11742896]+1 Bosnian fraud Adnan Catic's hostage taking of the WBA belt needs to be vanquished Spetsnaz style, violent, efficient and merciless. Pirog or Golovkin can be the instrument of that vengeance. Hopefully the WBA will enforce Golovkin's manadatory status and…

Comment by Mikhnienko on 02-04-2012

+1 Bosnian fraud Adnan Catic's hostage taking of the WBA belt needs to be vanquished Spetsnaz style, violent, efficient and merciless. Pirog or Golovkin can be the instrument of that vengeance. Hopefully the WBA will enforce Golovkin's manadatory status and…

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