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Sturm vs Zbik Agreement Reached For April 13 Showdown

By Ruslan Chikov

BoxingScene.com had reported on Wednesday that a deal was close. Both sides have now agreed to fight. On April 13 in Germany, Felix Sturm (36-2-2, 15KOs) will defend his WBA middleweight title against former Universum stablemate, and ex-WBC champion, Sebastian Zbik (30-1, 10KOs).

The two fighters have agreed on the terms. They are only waiting for the WBA's approval because Gennady Golovkin is the mandatory challenger to Sturm and his side is expected to protest the finalization of this fight.

Sturm said - "Zbik has had a big mouth, but now its time to prove it in the ring, man against man. I've always said that I want to face the best in the world and that includes Zbik from the Hamburg stable of Universum."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 4Corners on 02-03-2012

Maybe Andy Lee vs. Peter Quillin can finally get made now????? Zbik will probably win and get robbed.

Comment by Clegg on 02-03-2012

I don't think Lee or Zbik deserve criticism for wanting to fight a champion, it's Sturm who is the joke. Zbik is not much of a puncher, and Sturm will get the decision if it goes the distance, so the…

Comment by any craic lad? on 02-03-2012

[QUOTE=richardt;11738077]Good one Lee!! He fuked DiBella, fuked his fans in NY, fuked Showtime by pulling out to seek a fight with Sturm and now he fuked himself in the a$$ when Sturn chose another fighter. Talk about fuking everything up…

Comment by richardt on 02-02-2012

Good one Lee!! He fuked DiBella, fuked his fans in NY, fuked Showtime by pulling out to seek a fight with Sturm and now he fuked himself in the a$$ when Sturn chose another fighter. Talk about fuking everything up…

Comment by Mikhnienko on 02-02-2012

[QUOTE=DoktorSleepless;11737786]Zbik fighting for a world title instead of an EBU strap is not ducking. But yes, Lee vs Proksa is the first fight I wanted when the Quillin fight didn't go through.[/QUOTE] 1-There was talk of Zbik being unwilling to…

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