(Photo credit: Sturm Box Promotions) Former Super World middleweight champion Felix Sturm (37-3-2, 16 KO’s) fights tonight against unbeaten and completely untested #4 IBF, Predrag Radosevic (27-0, 9 KO’s) in a 12 round bout at Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. With a victory tonight, Sturm, 34, could put himself position to face the winner of the August 17th between IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale and Darren Barker.
That seems to be the idea that Sturm faces one of those guys in a fight that will likely take place in Sturm’s home country of Germany where he’s fought most of his fights during his 12 year career. Continue reading
IBF World Middleweight Title Eliminator
Felix Sturm (72,45 Kg / 159,72 lbs) vs. Predrag Radosevic (71,65 Kg / 157,96 lbs) Continue reading
Felix Sturm: “I’m glad to be back in Dortmund. I changed a lot of things in preparation for this fight and will be way more professional than I have been in the past. I thought my talent would get me through. Make no mistake, I always trained hard but I did some wrong things in between my camps. In enjoyed life a bit too much, even though I don’t drink or smoke. That has changed. You haven’t seen the true Felix Sturm recently but I promise you will on July 6 against an motivated and unbeaten opponent in Predrag Radosevic. If you want, you could say you are in for Felix Sturm 2.0.”
Fritz Sdunek, Trainer Felix Sturm: “We will work hard to get a big win against Radosevic. I have no doubt in my mind that Felix will show a master performance in Dortmund.”
Predrag Radosevic: “He is a big name but that does not scare me at all. I will use this opportunity to prove myself as an elite fighter. I’m unbeaten and I’ll stay so in July.” Continue reading