Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Robert Stieglitz Defends on March 18, Opponent Not Finalized

By Per Ake Persson

EBU light heavyweight champion Robert Stieglitz will - as was reported the other day by Igor Lazorin - make a voluntary defence on March 18 in Germany. However, whether or not the opponent will be Igor Mikhalkin still appears to be an open question.

Mikhalkin´s promoter Erol Ceylan stated yesterday (Dec 28) that he hadn´t heard anything. The official challenger for Stieglitz is Swede Erik Skoglund, who has been kept waiting for a long time now.

Ironically both Skoglund and Mikhalkin are being courted by Canadian promoter Yvon Michel to face Artur Beterbiev in an IBF eliminator in February. Beterbiev is ranked at 2, while Skoglund sits at 3 and Mikhalkin is at 7.

boxing

MK Event headed by Malamine Koné have announced the full program for the show on January 21 at the Palais des Sports Marcel Cerdan in Levallois through Twitter.

Of note is that former pro, then turned Olympian and AIBA boxer - Matheiu Bauderlique - is now is back in pros and also that Souleyman Cissokho, who just like Bauderlique won a Bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, will make his official pro debut on the show.

Bauderlique, 10-0 in the "real" pros, takes on Belgian Matingu Kindele (9-5) in a fight made at light heavyweight while Cissokho, fighting in the pros at super welterweight, is in against Viguen Gulnazarian (11-0-2).

Topping the bill is EBU super welterweight champ Cedric Vitu (44-2) defending the title against Spaniard Isaac Real (16-1-1).

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by giacomino on 12-29-2016

Stieglitz isn't going to fight anyone with a pulse. When he held a paper super middleweight belt, other than his fights with a past-his-prime Abraham, he fought nothing but bums.

Comment by Mick Higgs on 12-29-2016

This is bad form from Stieglitz!. Skoglund, Beterbiev, & Fonfora would all clean his clock. Skoglund deserves this & needs to push it.

Comment by Lou Cipher on 12-29-2016

Hey he's fighting the most accomplished and experienced challenger in Boxing History. The infamous TBA.

ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (3)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Oubaali vs. Donaire WBC Bantamweight Title Fight Heads To Purse Bid Hearing McGregor: Mayweather Going Through Money Fast - Rematch Will Happen Fortuna vs. Campbell: WBC Orders Purse Bid, Jan. 21 in Mexico City Claressa Shields Fires Back at Laila Ali: You're All Bark, No Bite! Chris Colbert: I Knew I Was Going To Dominate The Corrales Fight Felix Verdejo: I Give Myself a 'C' - I Want To Keep Working Hard Alvarez: I Wanted To Come Back as The Fighter That Beat Kovalev Rosario: I Saw My Power Affected Julian Williams Right Away Eleider Alvarez Blasts Out Michael Seals With One Shot Julian Williams: I Have Rematch Clause, It Will Be Immediate! Jeison Rosario Batters Julian Williams in Huge Upset Felix Verdejo, Christopher Diaz Get Wins in New York Jonathan Guzman Blasts Hernandez in Knockdown War Joey Spencer: I'm Going To Stay Busy, Have Four Fights in 2020 Tyson Fury: McGregor Back in Boxing is Great For The Sport! Floyd Mayweather Teases Rematch With Conor McGregor Eleider Alvarez vs. Michael Seals - CompuBox Punch Stats Jeison Rosario vs. Julian Williams - CompuBox Punch Stats Eleider Alvarez Crushes Michael Seals With One Shot in Seventh Eleider Alvarez vs. Michael Seals - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Felix Verdejo Easily Decisions Manuel Rey Rojas Over 10 Rounds Jeison Rosario Batters Julian Williams For TKO in Five, Shocker To Win Titles Julian Williams vs. Jeison Rosario - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Colbert Drops, Out-Points Corrales; Wins WBA Interim 130-Pound Title Joey Spencer Stays Unbeaten, Out-Points Spring In 6-Rounder Sebastian Formella, Peter Kadiru Win Big in Hamburg Jorge Cota Stops Game Cornflake LaManna In Fifth Round Eleider Alvarez vs. Michael Seals - LIVE Results From New York Vito Mielnicki Beats Wilson By Decision On Williams-Rosario Card Williams-Rosario - LIVE Results From Philadelphia Estrella on Ergashev Body Shot: I Couldn't Hear, I Couldn't Move Rosario: In His Heart & Mind, Williams Thinks I'm An Easy Fight Shishkin: I Want Canelo, Benavidez, I Want The Champions Next Julian Williams: I'm Coming To Dominate, Win in Spectacular Fashion Eleider Alvarez: Canelo Didn't Fight Same Kovalev I Fought Twice Colbert: We're Looking For Leo Santa Cruz at The End of 2020! Williams: Hurd Has To Live With Loss In Hometown, Ducking Rematch Seals: I Want Beterbiev; Would Be Explosive, PPV Entertainment For Fighter of The Decade, The BWAA Got it Right Daily Bread Mailbag: Charlo Bros, Spence-Crawford, More
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement