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Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.) Arthur Abraham defeated Paul Smith [UD] David Price defeated Irineu Beato Costa Junior [R6 TKO] Jackson Sousa [won Black Belt Heavyweight and Openweight gold medal, IBJJF London Open] Steven Siler...
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Results from Berlin: Arthur Abraham dominates game Paul Smith in rematch

Arthur Abraham (42-4, 28 KOs) retained his WBO 168 lbs title in his rematch with Paul Smith (35-5, 20 KOs). This time around, he won the fight more cleanly and took home a just unanimous decision with scores of 116-112, 117-111 and 117-111. He made the 8,000 spectators at the o2 World Berlin quite happy, and cleared himself up for a potential fight against Felix Sturm. Smith, like...
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Abraham retains super middleweight title on points over Smith

  Arthur Abraham retained his WBO super middleweight belt by defeating Paul Smith of England by unanimous decision for the second time on Saturday. The judges scored their rematch 116-112, 117-111, 117-111 in favor of Abraham, who again dominated in the face of a spirited challenge from Smith. Smith was angered to lose their first bout in September in Kiel, Germany, but there could...
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Full Abraham-Smith II undercard: David Price, Noel Gevor, Enrico Koelling, Josh Warrington

On February 21, it’s ‘Judgement Day’ in the German capital as Arthur Abraham (41-4, 28 KOs) takes on Paul Smith (35-4, 20 KOs) in a rematch at the O2 World. Alongside the main event, fans can look forward to a busy undercard. As previously announced, Enrico Koelling (16-0, 6 KOs) will defend his WBA Light Heavyweight Intercontinental title against Mirco Ricci (13-2, 4 KOs)...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Arthur Abraham: If Paul Smith doesn’t like the judges, I’ll remove them from the equation

Arthur Abraham (41-4, 28 KOs) has vowed to show Paul Smith (35-4, 20 KOs) no mercy in their rematch at the O2 World in Berlin on February 21. The Berlin-boxer, who was left bemused by the English media’s reaction to their first fight, is ready to leave the decision in no doubt this time, claiming: ”Smith will not hear the final bell!” “I want to make it clear once and for...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Smith: I’m 100% confident I’ll defeat Arthur Abraham

Paul Smith can settle the score with Arthur Abraham in their rematch on February 21 at the O2 World in Berlin, Germany.Smith was left disappointed after finding himself on the wrong end of a unanimous decision in his first attempt to dethrone the German champion. The 32-year-old is aware he may face an even tougher task in the repeat of their September showdown, but he is certain...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Abraham vs Smith Final Press Conference

KIEL, GERMANY – On Saturday night ‘King’ Arthur Abraham (40-4, 28 KOs) defends his WBO World Super Middleweight crown against former British Champion Paul Smith (35-3, 20 KOs) in Kiel, Germany. At today’s final press conference the WBO Champion revealed his future is bound to that of his legendary coach Ulli Wegner and made clear his plan to prove his worth by stopping Smith...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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