Found March 20, 2013 on
Pro Boxing Fans:
The biggest shopping mall of Magdeburg, Germany played host for today's public workout ahead of Saturday'big fight night at the GETEC-Arena. The main event of the evening will see current WBO Super-Middleweight Champion Arthur Abraham (36-3, 28 KOs) take on Robert Stieglitz (43-3, 24 KOs) for the second time. Check out a collection of photos, quotes and notes from the public workout session below.
The excitement of the fans was a close resemblance to the fights of Sven Ottke, who celebrated some of his greatest victories in the east of Germany. More than 1,000 people came to see the boxers up close and were more than impressed with the skills they put on display.
First to step into the ring inside the mall was former champion Robert Stieglitz, who once more made his intention of getting revenge on Abraham clear. However, the challenger was keen not to give too much away and only went one round with his coach Dirk Dzemski while hitting the pads.
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