Zeuge Capable of Facing Stieglitz Right Now, Said Kalle

By Per Ake Persson

On Saturday night in Rostock, super middleweight prospect Tyron Zeuge (13-0) retained the WBO Youth title with a ninth round stoppage over outclassed Romanian Gheorghe Sabau (10-1). Sabau, a wild southpaw, was down late in the first and second rounds from right hand counters to the head, had points deducted in the sixth and eighth for headbutts and was finally floored with a right to the body early in the ninth and the towel came in ending the fight 37 seconds into the round.

Sauerland Event is very high on Zeuge's abilities, so confident that they are willing to match him against former champion Robert Stieglitz right now. Stieglitz (46-4, 26KOs) was last seen on March 1, when he lost his WBO crown, by decision, in his trilogy fight with Arthur Abraham.

"I would put in him with Robert Stieglitz right away," said Kalle Sauerland. "We can do it as a WBO eliminator."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BattlingNelson on 04-06-2014

[QUOTE=southpaw_07;14399753]put a 21 year old in a WBO title eliminator with the winner facing Abraham? Are they looking to kill this young talent or what?[/QUOTE] I reckon they are just out to hype the kid. No way he is getting…

Comment by southpaw_07 on 04-06-2014

put a 21 year old in a WBO title eliminator with the winner facing Abraham? Are they looking to kill this young talent or what?

Comment by Tobi.G on 04-06-2014

Zeuge is still verry young and a fight against Stieglitz is to early. Kalle dont know **** about boxing.

Comment by BattlingNelson on 04-06-2014

This was Zeuge's career best performance. It was good to see that he went for the stoppage when it was clear that he could hurt Sabau and that Sabau couldn't hurt him. KO's puts asses in seats.

Comment by jas on 04-06-2014

Overrated . I bet they won't put him in with robert

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