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Pulev vs. Thompson

Braehmer and Abraham take decision wins in Schwerin, Pulev new IBF mandatory!

Juergen Braehmer took another step towards another crack at a world title. On Saturday, the 34-year-old beat Stefano Abatangelo by unanimous decision (119:108, 119:108 and 115:111) in front of a sold-out home crowd at the Sport- und Kongresshalle Schwerin, Germany. "It was difficult to showcase my skills against Abatangelo as he has an awkward style," said the light heavyweight contender who defended [...]

Video: Thompson vs Pulev, Abraham, Brähmer Video

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Schwerin Weigh-In: Tony Thompson 263.9 lbs – Kubrat Pulev 252.9 lbs

Here are the weigh in results from Schwerin for tomorrow’s show at the Sport- und Kongresshalle, Schwerin, Germany: IBF International Heavyweight Title and Final Eliminator, 12 rounds: Tony Thompson (USA): 119.7 kg / 263.9 lbs Kubrat Pulev (Bulgaria): 114.7 kg / 252.9 lbs WBO Intercontinental Super Middleweight Title, 12 rounds: Willbeforce Shihepo (Namibia): 74.8 kg / 164.9 lbs Arthur [...]

Braehmer, Abraham and Pulev showcases skills at open workout in Schwerin

(Photo credit: Norman Wendler)It is fight week in Schwerin, Germany! The local fight fans are already excited and can hardly wait to see the big event at the Sport- und Kongresshalle this Saturday. On Tuesday, around 400 boxing enthusiasts along numerous media outlets turned up at the Schlosspark-Center Schwerin to make themselves an impression of the main protagonists on August 24. The open workout [...]

Kubrat Pulev vs. Tony Thompson – analysis and forecast

Photo: Team Sauerland - It has been a long dry season for the heavyweight division and this is a fight that could stir interest on both sides of the ocean. The fight has a mandatory eliminator status and the winner should be in line to challenge Wladimir Klitschko for his IBF title. Both fighters are roughly the same size, Thompson is an inch taller and has a two inch reach advantage, he was also [...]

Pulev-Thompson, Abraham-Shihepo & Braehmer-Abatangelo preview and prediction

On August 24th in a loaded card, unbeaten heavyweight contender Kubrat Pulev (17-0, 9 KO’s) will be facing #4 IBF, Tony Thompson (38-3, 26 KO’s) in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. The 32-year-old Pulev will be defending his IBF International heavyweight title. The undercard has some interesting fights starting with former WBO light heavyweight champion Jurgen Braehmer (40-2, 31 [...]