Sam Soliman won the IBF middleweight title Saturday with a unanimous decision over Felix Sturm.
Soliman outworked Sturm round for round earning a clear decision. One judge had him the winner with a score of 117-111, the other two scored it 118-110.
“He won, clearly, He kept moving, he was hard to hit”, said Sturm.
“I wanted to take the fight to him,” Soliman said.
Soliman improved to 44-11. Sturm fell to 39-4, with three draws.