Abraham defeats Wilczewski to secure world title shot:
Arthur Abraham (34-3, 27 KOs) secured another world title shot with a clear points victory over Piotr Wilczewski (30-3, 10 KOs). Fighting in front of a sell-out crowd of 6,000 fans in Kiel and over seven million viewers on German ARD TV, the 31-year-old German dominated the fight from the first bell, pressuring his spirited opponent with hard series of punches throughout.
In the 11th, he landed the biggest shots of the fight, which got Wilczewski in trouble, but the bell saved him from further punishment.
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At the end, Abraham was ahead 119-108, 118-109, 118-109. “He was a tough opponent who could really take a lot of shots,” Abraham said. “I tried to go for the KO but couldn't knock him out. But this was a good fight for me, the kind of fight I need to become world champion again. I am satisfied ...