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Sauerland: Everything Points To Stieglitz-Abraham Trilogy

By Alexander Pavlov

Promoter Kalle Sauerland of Sauerland Event is already getting prepared to get the ball rolling on a trilogy encounter between WBO super middleweight champion Robert Stieglitz (44-3, 25KOs) and former beltholder Arthur Abraham (36-4, 28KOs).

Last August, Abraham won a close twelve round decision over Stieglitz to capture the title. But then last Saturday in Magdeburg, Stieglitz got revenge with a fourth round TKO of Abraham. King Arthur's left eye was swollen shut after three rounds of action and the ringside doctor stopped the fight when the fourth round began.

"The score is 1:1, and everything is pointing for the need of a third fight. I think [the third] fight could be even better. We are pleased to carry out a third. By the way, Robert himself said the same thing after the [rematch]," Sauerland said.

Alexander Pavlov covers boxing for Sportbox.ru.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by rocktx on 03-26-2013

That was a terrible outing for Abraham. I'm sure he regrets coming out half sleep cause the fight was over before he even realized he was in a fight. Props to Stieglitz, he was all over Abraham. I wouldn't mind…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 03-26-2013

can someone in charge here find out about Abraham's gloves weighing 9 oz at the Rules Meeting...there was a problem with the weight of the adidas gloves he chose...both were supposed to wear adidas gloves but at the meeting after…

Comment by SnakeVen0m on 03-26-2013

[QUOTE=torosboxing75;13183042]Maybe Abraham will be a little more careful this time, but I don't know if that's a good thing HMMMM :killyou:[/QUOTE] A little more careful?!? Dude put up his mitts as soon as the fight started. How much careful can…

Comment by johnnycontrolet on 03-26-2013

Can`t see how the promoters will find an agreement. Sauerland always thinks he is in the driver`s seat, but he isn`t anymore. Abraham now has to sign some options to get a rematch!

Comment by ddangerous on 03-26-2013

The 2nd fight was just starting to heat up before the stoppage. I'll be very interested in seeing the rubber match.

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