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Video: Weigh-In Results from Germany: Stieglitz, Charr and Zaveck Back In Action This Saturday

Weigh-In Results from Leipzig, Germany

Robert Stieglitz (76,1 kg) vs. Isaac Ekpo (74,6 kg)
Manuel Charr (110,0 kg) vs. Denis Bakhtov (102,6 kg)
Dominic Bösel (79,1 kg) vs. Mirko Ricci (79,0 kg)
Jan Zaveck (66,4 kg) vs. Sebastian Allais (66,4 kg)
Dario Bredicean (77,8 kg) vs. Egidijus Kakstys (79,3 kg)
Tom Schwarz (104,8 kg) vs. Pavlo Nechyporenko (97,4 kg)
Steffen Sparborth (66,4 kg) vs. Deniz Ilbay (66,6 kg)
Tom Pahlmann (90,7 kg) vs. Olegs Lopajevs (87,5 kg)

All photos (c) SES Boxing / Peter Gercke

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Isaac Ekpo fired up for WBO Super Middleweight world title fight October 19 against Robert Stieglitz

Ekpo being crowned new WBO AFrica Super Middleweight kingGhana based Nigerian slugger, Isaac Ekpo is expressing delight at landing a shot at the WBO Super Middleweight title but has quickly got down to fervent training ahead of his big night against incumbent champion, Russian born German, Robert Stieglitz on October 19 at the Messehalle, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany.

Ekpo, 22-1, 16 KOs, managed by the Ghana based syndicate, Landmarks Promotions and Management is excited at chance to realize the childhood dream of following in the footsteps of Nigeria’s greatest boxers by becoming a world champion. He has vowed to put up his best in the bid to successfully wrestle away the world title when he steps into the ring in Germany.

But 30 year old Ekpo, nicknamed Grenade is not getting ahead of himself, acknowledging the huge task facing him against the experienced Stieglitz (45-3, 26 KOs) in what will also be the first fight outside Africa for the Nigerian who has fought all over West Africa. Continue reading

Stieglitz defeats Kiyota by 10th round technical decision

WBO super middleweight champion Robert Stieglitz (45-3, 25 KO’s) had too much kill and too much firepower for his outclassed opponent Yuzo Kiyota (23-4-1, 21 KO’s) in defeating him by a 10th round technical decision tonight at the Energie Verbund-Arena, in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany. The fight went to the scorecards following the 10th when Kiyota was cut over his left eye from a clash of heads. The judges scored the fight 99-90, 100-89, 99-90, all for Stieglitz. Continue reading

Robert Stieglitz gets his revenge, Helenius and Groves successful

Abraham_StieglitzRobert Stieglitz is the new World Boxing Organization (WBO) Super-Middleweight Champion. The 31-year old won against former titleholder Arthur Abraham in front of 7,000 fans at the GETEC-Arena in Magdeburg, Germany by TKO in round four. Abraham suffered a heavy swollen left eye caused by a big right hand in round two which subsequently lead to the early ending of the championship bout.

Stieglitz started the fight very aggressive, forcing his opponent to hide behind his defense, who followed his usual recipe of picking and choosing his shots. Although the challenger was more active, it was Abraham who landed the cleaner shots at the beginning. Round two painted the same picture. Continue reading