Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Sauerland: Bute, Stieglitz Fights on The Table For Kessler

By Edward Chaykovsky

Mikkel Kessler's promoter, Sauerland Event, are still trying to decide which fighter is going to become the Danish star's next opponent. The two frontrunners are IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute, and the WBO's champion Robert Stieglitz. Promoter Kalle Sauerland has confirmed that offer has been recieved by Bute's side and negotiations are ongoing with Stieglitz. 

The biggest issue with Bute, is the boxer's reluctance to accept a major fight outside of Canada. Sauerland doesn't step around the fact that Kessler will likely have to travel to Canada to take such a fight. Regarding Stieglitz, a deal could be made where the WBO champion would travel to Denmark to face Kessler.

"It would be a great fight for North America. He's been built up in Canada and it means a lot. We have already received an offer from Butes camp, and we will consider it," Sauerland said.

"[Stieglitz] has a world title and I think it could be a good match. He is a very aggressive boxer. He is more famous for his attack than in defense. It's a battle they did not intend to make earlier, so there's work to get the match wrapped up. I do not think it will Stieglitz's decision, but his promoter."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by tyger on 06-09-2011

I hope it's Bute. We could see what Bute has and what Kessler has left!

Comment by Clegg on 06-09-2011

If Kessler doesn't fight and beat Bute, I can't see him ever getting a shot at the likely Super Six winner (Ward). There's no reason that anyone would want to see a rematch of that fight unless Kessler does something…

Comment by BritishBoxing92 on 06-09-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;10666033]Mikkel Kessler's promoter, Sauerland Event, are still trying to decide which fighter is going to become the Danish star's next opponent. The two frontrunners are Lucian Bute and Robert Stieglitz. Promoter Kalle Sauerland has confirmed that offer has been recieved…

Comment by Fox McCloud on 06-09-2011

[QUOTE=BattlingNelson;10669404]:lol1: You deserve a mulligan wiener.[/QUOTE] Thanks Brolenga Mock.

Comment by BattlingNelson on 06-09-2011

[QUOTE=DWiens421;10669400]Wow... I'm... quite embarrassed, especially after saying that I can be a pretty good poster when I still care. Well, I care right now, and I still omitted a blatantly obvious possible (probable even) opponent for Bute. I looked at…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (30)
Top Headlines Malignaggi: After Lobov is in a Coma, McGregor Will Want To Fight Lopez: I'm Confident in Beating Loma, I Know What I Can Do Jarrell Miller: I Messed Up, I Made a Bad Call, I'm Owning Up To It Khan: I Took The Crawford Fight Because I Know I Can Win Jarrell Miller Fails Third Drug Test, With EPO in His System Photos: Brandon Figueroa, Yonfrez Parejo - On Point To Fight Photos: Andy Ruiz, Alexander Dimitrenko - Set For Battle Photos: Felix Verdejo, Bryan Vasquez - Set For WBA Title Fight Photos: Shakur Stevenson, Christopher Diaz - Ready For Battle Photos: Teofimo Lopez, Edis Tatli - Set For Showdown Photos: Terence Crawford, Amir Khan - Ready For MSG War Photos: Danny Garcia, Adrian Granados - Get Tense at Weigh-In Terence Crawford-Amir Khan Weigh-In Results From MSG PBC on FOX Weights: Danny Garcia 146.8, Adrian Granados 146 Juan Francisco Estrada Documentary Picked Up By DAZN Hearn: I Gave Miller The Benefit of The Doubt, Now I'm Disgusted Scott Quigg Injured, Withdraws From Jayson Velez Clash Otto Wallin To Joshua: Tell Hearn You Want Me, Not Hunter Jarrell Miller Fails Another VADA Test, Confirms Hearn Photos: Robert Easter Goes Face To Face With Easter Bunny Erick Ituarte Continues His Run To Land World Title Shot Junior Fa: I'm in U.S. Sparring With Wilder, I Want Joshua on June 1 Filip Hrgovic vs. Greg Corbin Added To Usyk-Takam Card Photos: Josh Kelly, Conor Benn, Joe Cordina - Ready For O2 Bouts Gary Russell Jr. vs. Kiko Martinez Finalized For Wilder-Breazeale Photos: Derek Chisora, Senad Gashi - Ready For War at The O2 Photos: Dave Allen, Lucas Browne - Ready For Battle Angulo: If I Could Change One Fight In Career, It Would Be Lara Teofimo Lopez: People Are More Excited To See Me Than Loma! Ellerbe: Pacquiao Has Own Plans, Not Waiting For Mayweather Frank Warren: Khan is One Ballsy Character To Face Crawford BoxingScene.com's Television Pick of The Week - April 19 John Harding Credits Boxing For Turning His Life Around Jeff Horn: I'd Fight Kell Brook, Pretty Confident I'd Win Too Crawford: Khan Was Pampered, I Did It From The Ground Up With Court Case Looming, Stevenson Confident He'll Defeat Diaz Roach Gives Luis Ortiz No Shot To Beat Anthony Joshua Munguia-Hogan Had No Post-PED Tests, WBO To Review Scoring Erick Ituarte, Jose Estrella on Weight For Doubletree Clash Virgil Hunter: Strong Possibility That Khan Can Shock Crawford
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement