By Rob Smith: Chad Dawson (31-1, 17 KO’s) said it wasn’t his idea to fight WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Andre Ward (25-0, 13 KO’s) at 168 for their September 8th fight at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Dawson, 30, was left with no other choice but to come all the way down fro 175 lbs to make the fight at super middleweight after he was refused when he asked for a catchweight of 170 … Read Article
by Marcus Richardson: According to news from Sporten.tv2.dk there is an agreement in place for a fight between former WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler (45-2, 34 KO’s) and WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham (35-3, 27 KO’s) for a fight at a still to be determined date. Nothing has been signed as of yet, but there is an agreement. It remains to be seen whether the fight can be made. It’s an easy fight … Read Article
By Michael Collins: Andre Dirrell (20-1, 14 KO’s) wants to get a shot at newly crowned WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham’s World Boxing Organization crown to take the title off of him and pay him back for being fouled in their fight in April 2010 in the Super Six tournament. Although Dirrell completely dominated Abraham and won the fight by an 11th round disqualification, Dirrell still wants to get Abraham back in the ring … Read Article
(Picture: Photo Wende) He did it: Arthur Abraham is the first prodigy of coach Ulli Wegner to become a two-division world champion. In a spectacular fight, the former International Boxing Federation (IBF) Middleweight Champion snatched the super-middleweight belt of his opponent Robert Stieglitz. And to the surprise of most experts, the known hard hitter did not win by knock-out but by a unanimous points decision.
On Saturday night at the o2 World Berlin, Germany, Abraham … Read Article
By James Slater – They are both mega-stars in Germany, and reigning world champions Arthur Abraham and Felix Sturm have seemingly been on something of a collision course for years. Now that “King” Arthur is back where he belongs and has done his job against the classy Robert Stieglitz, all that remains for the super-fight to happen is Sturm taking care of his business this coming Saturday.
Sturm, the long-reigning WBA middleweight king, faces IBF … Read Article
Here is the recap of the Keystone Boxing card at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC: Welterweight Dusty Harrison survived a knockdown in the sixth-round to win by unanimous decision over Marqus Jackson of Atlanta, GA. Harrison won by scores of 59-55 and 58-55 (twice) to remain undefeated at 8-0, four KO’s. Jackson is now 2-6, one NC, one KO.… Read Article
By Adrian Soehner: Newly crowned WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham (35-3, 27 KO’s) is in a great position right now to get a big money fight against some of the other top super middleweights and champions from other divisions after beating WBO super middleweight champ Robert Stieglitz (42-3, 23 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision earlier on Saturday night at the O2 World Arena in Berlin, Germany. Abraham’s power came through for him … Read Article
By Michael Collins: Peter Fury, the uncle and trainer for unbeaten Tyson Fury (19-0, 14 KO’s), says that Tyson is sparring with MMA fighters to get in shape for his upcoming fight which they hope will be against former WBA World heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev in November.
Peter Fury said to Britishboxers.co.uk “He’s got a couple of MMA fighters…excellent sparring for him.”
I’ve never really heard of a professional fighter using MMA fighters to spar … Read Article
By Michael Collins: Arthur Abraham (35-3, 27 KO’s) finally found success at 168 lbs in beating WBO super middleweight champion Robert Stieglitz (42-3, 23 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision to capture his World Boxing Organization title on Saturday night at the O2 World Arena, Kreuzberg, in Berlin, Germany. Abraham used his power punches, high guard and a lot of pressure to get the better of the volume puncher Stieglitz throughout the fight. Abraham … Read Article
By Rob Smith: If WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is able to get past 37-year-old Sergio Martinez next month on September 15th, Chavez Jr. will have for the most part run out of opponents for him to face. If he chooses to stay at 160 lbs beyond that point in time he’ll likely be limiting himself in terms of important fights that boxing fans to see.
At 6’0″ 180 pounds, Chavez Jr. has … Read Article