Found August 26, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans: Yardbarker Blogger Network
Arthur-abraham-carl-froch
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 Credit: Photo Wende 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 ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Abraham wins by unanimous decision

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 defeats Stieglitz: Full results, photos & post-fight quotes

Abraham new WBO Super Middleweight Titleholder He did it: Arthur Abraham is the first prodigy of coach Ulli Wegner to become a two-division world champion. The former 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...

How high will Arthur Abraham climb after grabbing 2nd-division title?

"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...

Juergen Braehmer signs with Sauerland

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...

The Boxing Hangover: King Arthur and the Belts of the Round Table

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. However...

Arthur Abraham Beats Robert Stieglitz, Earns Trinket

King Abraham Earns Decision Victory Over Robert Stieglitz
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.