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Sauerland Feels The Abraham of Old Has Returned

By Alexander Pavlov

Promoters Wilfried and Kalle Sauerland believe that WBO European super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham (34-3, 27KOs) is back on track after winning a twelve round unanimous decision over Piotr Wilczewski (30-3) on Saturday night in Kiel, Germany.

"Arthur is back on the right path. Going into the locker room, he felt that he found himself. Wilczewski was very powerful, he has a great chin and an excellent manner of movement. So getting to him was very difficult. One has to feel that Arthur is already [prepared] at 80% capacity for a title fight. The other twenty [percent] we will [gain] in the next three to four months," Wilfried said.

Kalle says the next opponent for Arthur is sure to be the winner of the upcoming clash for the WBO super middleweight crown.

"The winner of bout between WBO champion Robert Stieglitz and George Groves will soon be required to meet with Arthur. I am very happy with the return of the old Abraham," Kalle said.

Alexander Pavlov covers boxing for Sportbox.ru

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -PANDA- on 04-01-2012

he was never that great a fighter to begin with he can easily be outboxed or outworked and anyone that can avoid being hit by his hayemakers or can take his punches will beat him handily sauerland will milk him…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 04-01-2012

You mean the AA that will lose to the top guys once he steps his competition up again? :rofl:

Comment by Pstyga on 04-01-2012

[QUOTE=Medved;11958985]Am I the only one who though he looked horrible last night? [/QUOTE] fully agree would like to see a compstat - i'm sure wilk outshot him and one more thing never show AA fight to beginner boxers...

Comment by mrbigshot on 04-01-2012

[QUOTE=Medved;11958985]Am I the only one who though he looked horrible last night? Its clear he doesnt have the dedication/work rate to last 12 rounds with a WORLD class fighter and will get smoked again once he moves up. His only…

Comment by Medved on 04-01-2012

Am I the only one who though he looked horrible last night? Its clear he doesnt have the dedication/work rate to last 12 rounds with a WORLD class fighter and will get smoked again once he moves up. His only…

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