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. It was Abraham's third bit at a 168 lbs title, and he was finally able to get the job done.
On Saturday night at the o2 World Berlin, Germany, Abraham did not just put in boxing abilities on display but he also did not show any sign of his typical inactivity, which he has been criticized for during his recent fights. Right from the outset, he put his stamp on this bout and proved to everyone that the arena was his backyard. The 32-year-old dominated the fight in the first round by mostly using his jab and keeping his foe at bay.
Therefore, it was Stieglitz who seemed to be applying a “wait an...