FELIX STURM RUMORS & GOSSIP

WBA champion Felix Sturm under criminal probe for doping

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) German prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation against WBA super middleweight champion Felix Sturm because of doping. Cologne prosecutor Daniel Vollmert says Sturm is suspected of violating Germany's new anti-doping law and could face up to three years in prison if convicted. Sturm tested positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol after his...
Via Associated Press
September 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Felix Sturm Tests Positive For Steroids Following Chudinov Bout

In the latest case of doping in boxing, super middleweight champion Felix Sturm has reportedly tested positive for steroids. According to The Guardian, Thomas Puetz, the president of the German Association of Professional Boxers (BDB), said that Sturm tested positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol after defeating Fedor Chudinov by split decision in February. In addition to the...
Via BadCulture
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Sturm beats Chudinov on points in rematch for WBA title

OBERHAUSEN, Germany (AP) Felix Sturm of Germany defeated the previously unbeaten Fedor Chudinov of Russia by majority decision in their rematch to reclaim his WBA super middleweight title on Saturday. Judge Ignacio Robles scored the bout a 114-114 draw, while Jean-Louis Leglande and Giuseppe Quartarone both scored it 115-113 in favor of the 37-year-old Sturm, a former four-time...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Fedor Chudinov confident of defeating Felix Sturm again this weekend

Super middleweights Fedor Chudinov and Felix Sturm collide again in their rematch at the Koenig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany,  live on BoxNation in the UK tomorrow night. Undefeated Russian Chudinov returns to Germany to make the second defense of the WBA strap that he won on a split decision against hometown hero Sturm last May and then smashed Britain’s Frank Buglioni...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Fedor Chudinov, Diego De La Hoya And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule

Happy (belated) Valentine’s Day. Please take this weird as **** billboard from Sofia, Bulgaria as a gift (via r/boxing). Nothing says “I love you” like Tyson Fury, after all. Though there are plenty of fights on the boxing schedule this week, it’s virtually all prospects and journeymen. The sole exception is Russia’s Fedor Chudinov, a legit super middleweight contender...
Via The Queensbury Rules
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Matthew Macklin still waiting on Felix Sturm rematch: I know I’ll beat him again

Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin is getting a bit tired and frustrated, to say the least, on waiting to hear what direction IBF middleweight champion Felix Sturm is heading for his next bout. Macklin and Sturm's well documented and publicized history dates back to their first bout, which took place in Sturm's home country of Germany in 2011. The bout was Macklin's first world...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Macklin: If Sturm’s a real man, he’ll give me the rematch he promised

Last Saturday, Ireland's top-rated middleweight contender and world title challenger Matthew "Mack the Knife" Macklin (30-5, 20KO's) once again put himself back into the title picture with an impressive 10-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated highly regarded prospect Lamar Russ. The bout against Russ came on HBO, the fourth consecutive bout for Macklin on their airwaves...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Felix Sturm Pulvarizes Barker To Win IBF Belt

STUTTGART, GERMANY - It only took two rounds for Sturm to unleash shades of brilliance past and devastate Darren Barker  in his first title defense to win the IBF middleweight belt at the Porsche Arena in Germany. Barker attempted to bring the fight early Sturm early throwing combinations upstairs that largely missed and left hooks to the body while Sturm eased inside by working...
Via BadCulture
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Sturm beats Barker by TKO in 2nd for IBF middleweight belt

Felix Sturm defeated defending champion Darren Barker with a second round TKO to take the Briton's IBF middleweight title on Saturday. Former WBA champion Sturm twice knocked Barker to the canvas and looked set to finish him off when the towel was thrown in. Referee Mark Nelson called it off 2 minutes, 9 seconds into the round. ''I hit him well with my swings,'' said Sturm, a German...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Sturm beats Barker by TKO in 2nd for IBF belt

Felix Sturm defeated defending champion Darren Barker with a second round TKO to take the Briton's IBF middleweight title on Saturday. Former WBA champion Sturm twice knocked Barker to the canvas and looked set to finish him off when the towel was thrown in. Referee Mark Nelson called it off 2 minutes, 9 seconds into the round. Sturm, a German of Bosnian descent, claimed his fourth...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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