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Stieglitz Not Worried About Possible Arthur Abraham Bout

By Ruslan Chikov

WBO super middleweight champion Robert Stieglitz (41-2, 23KOs) is defending his title against undefeated British contender George Groves (14-0, 11KOs) on May 5th in Erfurt, Germany. The winner of the fight is likely going to face the WBO European champion Arthur Abraham (34-3, 27KOs) at the end of the year.

If he defeats Groves, Stieglitz would like to grasp the opportunity of facing Abraham, but he's not worried about the fight - sensing that Abraham was a greater force in his former division of 160-pounds.

"I watched Abraham's last fight with the Pole [Piotr Wilczewski]. He was a good opponent. But I'm a completely different level of opponent than Wilczewski. In addition, in Abraham's recent fights we've seen that he's had a lot more difficulties in this weight class, where he doesn't have any physical superiority," Stieglitz said to Dmitry Grebenshchikov.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 4Corners on 04-11-2012

He better get past George Groves first.

Comment by sako5 on 04-11-2012

That will be enough to kick your ass Robert.

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