Found August 26, 2012 on
Pro Boxing Fans:
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 below.
----> Updated super middleweight division rankings
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Abraham had a strong performance against Stieglitz, although that wasn't unexpected. Stieglitz had picked up a title and was able to hold onto for a stretch, and he deserved respect as such, but he was never a true threat to be a top dog in the division.
As for Abraham, we've already seen him in there against the likes of Andre Ward and Carl Froch, and he failed both of those tests pretty resoundingly. With his huge fan base in Germany, he won't need to step right in there with either of those guys in order to ...
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