Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/4/14
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On August 25, Arthur Abraham (35-3, 27 KOs) dethroned Robert Stieglitz and took the WBO Super-Middleweight Championship off him. Now the date is set for his first title defense. The champion takes on Mehdi Bouadla (26-4, 11 KOs) in Nuremberg, Germany, on December 15.Credit: Alexander ****It is going to be a special fight for Abraham. “It was such a relief after I won the title against Robert Stieglitz. There were quite a few experts who said I wouldn’t be able to become the super-middleweight champion,” said the 32-year-old. “Now I have to prove that I deserve to be at the top. I cannot afford to be complacent when I take on Mehdi Bouadla.”The challenger from Aulnay-sous-Bois, France, would like nothing more than to cause a huge upset against coach Ulli Wegner's prodigy. After suffering a defeat to the hands of Danish Superstar Mikkel Kessler in June 2011, the 30-year-old came back with some impressive performances and presented himself in great shape. After four victories in a row,...
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