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Stieglitz vs. Abraham

Stieglitz vs. Abraham: Will the rubber match bring closure to this rivalry?

The fate of each fighter’s legacy is at stake this Saturday night when Robert Stieglitz takes on Arthur Abraham in what could be the final installment of a trilogy from the GETEC Arena in Germany.

Legacy is a word used quite often in sports. Peyton Manning’s legacy was the key talking point for pundits and fans alike in the lead up for the Super Bowl.

Nearly every time Lebron James looses a game in the playoffs or displays greatness, King James legacy is always being question and debated in the mainstream.

The legacy of boxers comes in all shapes and sizes. Some men go down as hall of famers, few become the best fighters of their generation, if remembered most boxers are seen as warriors respected for being a tough S.O.B. Continue reading

Weights: Stieglitz-Abraham, Helenius-Sprott

Abraham_Stieglitz_faceAll photos by Photo Wende — Here are the weigh in results from Magdeburg for tomorrow’s show at the GETEC-Arena, Magdeburg, Germany:

WBO Super Middleweight World Championship, 12 rounds:

Robert Stieglitz (Germany): 76.0 kg / 167.6 lbs

Arthur Abraham (Germany): 76.2 kg / 168.0 lbs

Heavyweight bout, 10 rounds:

Michael Sprott (Great Britain): 110.3 kg / 243.2 lbs

Robert Helenius (Finland): 108.3 kg / 238.8 lbs

WBO / WIBF Female Flyweight World Championship, 10 rounds:

Nadia Raoui (Germany): 49.8 kg / 109.8 lbs

Melissa McMorrow (USA): 50.2 kg / 110.7 lbs Continue reading