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Stieglitz defeats Abraham; Groves KOs Barakat; Helenius oupoints Sprott; Ref saves Gerber; McMorrow beats Raoui

abe444By Vladimir S: Robert Stieglitz (44-3, 25 KO’s) came out on fire tonight blasting away at WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham (36-4, 28 KO’s) with punch after punch for the first three rounds, and it paid off by Stieglitz getting a 4th round TKO win after the fight was halted by the advice of the ringside doctor due to Abraham’s left eye closing on Saturday night at the GETEC Arena, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Allemagne, Germany.

Stieglitz looked like he’d put on a lot of muscle and strength from the last time they fought in August of last year when Abraham was the bigger guy. Stieglitz just looked on fire out there. He took the fight to Abraham in a calculated risk that he’d be able to score a knockout before he gassed out and it definitely paid off as Abraham was stopped. Continue reading

Steven Pearce Takes on Sam Eggington in Maiden Midlands Area Title Defence

By Daniel Mole – Steven Pearce and Sam Eggington will go head to head for the Midlands Area Welterweight Title at The Venue in Dudley on Friday, 3rd May 2013. Champion Pearce (7-1) will make a first defence of the title he won when he defeated Derby’s Luke Gallear at the beginning of March. 19 year-old Eggington (4-1) will be looking to build on the promising start he has made to his professional career. Continue reading

Rashad Ganaway vs. Justo Vallecillo tonight in San Antonio, TX

Rashad Ganaway versus Justo VallecilloTonight at Sunset Station in San Antonio, Texas, Lightweight prospect Rashad Ganaway will take his next step towards title contention and mainstream legitimacy when he takes on tough fight veteran Justo Vallecillo in the main event of a six bout Triple A Promotions fight card.

Despite experiencing some professional setbacks in the form of management and promotional issues, the Little Rock, Arkansas native truly believes he is finally on the road to a world championship.

“Everything is finally going my way,” claims the talented 29 year old fighter. “I have the right people in my corner for the first time in my professional career. I am so hungry and focused right now, and I know that it’s only a matter of time before I receive an opportunity to fight for a major world title.” Continue reading

Italy almost too strong for Hussars Poland (1-4)

Lausanne, Switzerland, 23 March 2013 – Benefiting from the World Series of Boxing (WSB) huge experience of four of their boxers, defending Champion Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder has taken a clear advantage over its Polish opponents after this quarter-final first leg at the Hala Osir in Zawiercie. Considering that their line-up will probably be as strong next week, the Italians have one foot in the semi-finals. Continue reading

Odlanier Solis: “Larsen is one of the toughest guys I ever fought”

On Friday night Cuban Olympic gold medalist Odlanier Solis defended his IBF intercontinental championship by unanimous decision against previously unbeaten Norwegian Leif Larsen. “La Sombra” dominated the fight and looked good and sharp in the early rounds. He connected with a couple of hard shots but Larsen hung in there and fired back with a couple of decent blows as well.

“I have to say that he is one of the toughest guys I have been in the ring with”, said Solis. “I threw and landed a lot of hard punches. But he took them all and hit me with some of the hardest hands that ever hit me. He is a good fighter. For me it was important to get back in the ring and win the fight. I want to fight more regularly now.” Continue reading

Malik Scott: “Malik “King” Scott is the Best Skilled Heavyweight on the Planet Bar None and I Believe Vitali’s Time is Up and I Have No Problem Putting Him Out His Misery”

Exclusive interview by Charles C. White

Well Malik, I won’t ask you how you’re doing after your recent draw with Glazkov as I think most will agree that you were robbed of a seemingly clear cut victory. Give us your thoughts on this poor decision my friend?

MS: It is what it is bro…shit happens in boxing the same way it does in life…the judges saw it the way they saw it and that’s that. As long as the fans and my family saw it I’m perfectly fine with that…the milk is spilled and I’m extremely too blessed and too talented to cry over it.

What do you think was the key factor in your ability to dictate the fight against Glazkov?

MS: Well it was one main thing…and that was I just was myself. Glazkov is a good fighter and I believe his future is still a bright one but he’s just not in the same league as me, period! Continue reading

Matthysse vs. Peterson set for May 18th at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City

By Bill Phanco: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is reporting that he has ironed out a deal for a fight between Golden Boy fighters IBF light welterweight champion Lamont Peterson (31-1-1, 16 KO’s) and WBC interim light welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse (33-2, 31 KO’s) on May 18th at the Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. Also on the card is IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander defending title against #1 WBO Kell Brook. Continue reading

Abraham-Stieglitz tonight in Magdeburg, Germany

IMG_5691(Photo Wende) By Vladimir S: WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham (36-3, 28 KO’s) and Robert Stieglitz (43-3, 24 KO’s) will be doing it again tonight in a rematch at the GETEC Arena, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany. Abraham defeated Stieglitz last August by a 12 round unanimous decision by the scores of 116-112, 116-112, and 115-113, but the German public loved the fight and saw it as a competitive one.

It really wasn’t all that competitive from what I saw. It was one-sided except in the rounds where Abraham, who major stamina problems, needed to take rounds off to rest. When Abraham wasn’t resting, he was winning easily, and it’s hard to get excited about fight that really won’t likely be a competitive one in the true sense.

This fight does give Abraham a chance to hold onto his WBO title for a little while longer than he normally would, because as soon as he faces his #1 WBO challenger George Groves, Abraham can pretty much kiss goodbye his WBO title because he’s going to lose that fight unless he knocks Groves out or is given a controversial win. Continue reading