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Team Golovkin is Still in Hot Pursuit of Felix Sturm

By Alexey Sukachev and Inna “Basya” Lagun (Allboxing.ru)

According to Bild, a well-known German tabloid, former WBA middleweight super champion Felix Sturm (37-3-2, 16 KOs) is being offered a fight with the unified IBO and WBA "regular" champion Gennady Golovkin (24-0, 21 KOs).

“We are ready to fight him”, said Tom Loeffler, the managing director of K2 Promotions, who handle Golovkin. “We can fight Felix Sturm at any time, at any place and on any possible channel."

On September 1, Golovkin made an eye-opening debut in the United States in his five-round demolition of European champion Grzegorz Proksa. On the very same date but across the Atlantic, Sturm lost his title in a unification showdown with Daniel Geale with a split decision. According to the Bild, other options Sturm has includes either a rematch with Geale for a sum over 500,000 euro, or a rivalry (maybe, two-fight) with Arthur Abraham at the super middleweight limit.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by daggum on 09-24-2012

ever since golovkin arrived on the scene the rest of the division instantly turned into an army of floyd mayweathers looking for shelter and easy opponents to take advantage of.

Comment by giacomino on 09-24-2012

Sturm doesn't fight punchers. He's not fighting Golovkin. He will wait around for a belt to become vacant and he can lure a second-rate opponent to Germany for a vacant title. Golovkin should fight somebody like Macklin, Barker or Murray…

Comment by kiaba360 on 09-24-2012

[QUOTE=Light_Speed;12548318]Golovkin should focus on Geale first. If he can't get Geale then he can go whoop Sturm in germany for a big payday.[/QUOTE] To get Geale in the ring, he'll probably have to fight in Australia and take a small…

Comment by Light_Speed on 09-24-2012

Golovkin should focus on Geale first. If he can't get Geale then he can go whoop Sturm in germany for a big payday.

Comment by kiaba360 on 09-24-2012

[QUOTE=Bring It On;12547954]Why fight someone coming of a loss though at this stage? Get Gaele in that ring, that's the fight that makes all the sense in the world.[/QUOTE] Golovkin is the mandatory, so Geale will either choose to fight…

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