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"King" Arthur Abraham Returns
After his sub-par showing in the Super Six Tournament, many had written "King" Arthur Abraham off, so much so that the Armeno-German slugger disappeared from many super middleweight rankings altogether. After a clean points win over WBO titlest Robert Steiglitz, Abraham has a belt and is back in the Top 5. Frankly he should never have been struck off the Top 10.
Woe For Abraham
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Abraham's current woes were a direct result of his 1 for 4 performance in the Super Six tournament. The powerful former middleweight champion was easily defeated by Carl Froch, Andre Dirrell, and Andre Ward, while his sole win was over a clearly shopworn Jermain Taylor. It was after the Ward loss that many observers wrote Abraham off, labeling him a one-trick pony who was there to be out-boxed.
As I previously described, striking Abraham off the contenders list was ludicrous. King Arthur is arguably the biggest banger in th...
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Former middleweight champ, Arthur Abraham (35-3, 27 KOs) is now a two-division world titlist after taking the WBO super middleweight belt from defending champ, Robert Stieglitz (42-3, 23 KOs) via twelve round unanimous decision on Saturday by scores of 116-112, 116-112, and 115-113.
Abraham came out quicker than usual and immediately made his heavier hands a factor against Stieglitz...
Abraham new WBO Super Middleweight Titleholder
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Braehmer “I want to get back to the top”
Right before the world championship bout between Arthur Abraham and Robert Stieglitz at the o2 World Berlin, Germany, Juergen Braehmer put pen to paper and signed with the German powerhouse. Effective immediately, Juergen Braehmer is part of Team Sauerland. The former European and WBO Light Heavyweight World Champion is looking forward...
Arthur Abraham dethroned Robert Stieglitz on Saturday night, capturing a title strap in the super middleweight division in his third attempt. He's finally a two-division champion, whereas Stieglitz's journey at the top of the division seems basically complete. As such, it's time to go back to the top 10, and update our super middleweight division rankings. Take a look...
by Alexander Neely
When the ring bell sounded on October 17, 2009 starting the Super Six World Boxing Classic, former middleweight titlist Arthur Abraham stood as one of the perennial favorites in the tournament. Almost two years later though, Abraham had lost three out of four bouts in the Super Six, not only diminishing his presence in the division but the boxing community.
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