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Sartison is Stripped of WBA's Regular Title at 168-Pounds

By Per Ake Persson

While Andre Ward holds the WBA's "super champion" title at super middleweight, Dimitri Sartison held the "standard" title - that was until the latest set of published ratings where Sartison is stripped of the title and ranked # 3.

Sartison defended the title in July of last year and then a defense vs Brian Magee in Northern Ireland late last year fell through. Finally, a unification contest against Robert Stieglitz was on for April 9 but Dimitri announced in late March that he suffered a bad knee injury. Lately, there been some rumors of a defense against Stas Kashtanov in Ukraine in August. However, Sartison is now an ex-champion. A resolution is apparently expected from the WBA in a day or two with an explanation on the situation.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 07-14-2011

[QUOTE=KrisSilver;10840880][B]Too many belts[/B], too few fights, and too long a distance between those fights. That's where were at.[/QUOTE] Exactly :fing02: The current sanctioning bodies all need to die a slow and painful death.

Comment by LeadUppercut on 07-14-2011

[QUOTE=Gooch999;10840499]I quite agree with the "super" champion at 1st i didn't but why should the super champs have to defend against mediocre contenders when they can have super fights. Let the regular champs fight madatorys and work their way to…

Comment by Kris Silver on 07-14-2011

Too many belts, too few fights, and too long a distance between those fights. That's where were at.

Comment by -Kev- on 07-14-2011

[QUOTE=LarryX2011;10840141]super,regular,interim,silver,diamond,emeturis...jesus christ man[/QUOTE] It's not enough that there's already 4 major titles per weight class, and like 17 diff weight classes or something like that. Then you got the IBO, IBA, NABF, i've seen some sh[COLOR="Black"]i[/COLOR]t called the NBA I…

Comment by Gooch999 on 07-14-2011

I quite agree with the "super" champion at 1st i didn't but why should the super champs have to defend against mediocre contenders when they can have super fights. Let the regular champs fight madatorys and work their way to…

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