Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 12/11/14
''King'' Arthur Abraham (40-4, 28 KOs) will defend his super middleweight title strap against Paul Smith (35-3, 20 KOs) on September 27 at the Sparkassen-Arena in Kiel, Germany. Following a unanimous points victory over Nikola Sjekola in May, Abraham will be making a second defense of the WBO title he regained in a thrilling third encounter with Robert Stieglitz, and the reigning champion is relishing a return to Kiel having previously enjoyed success at the Sparkassen-Arena. ''This will be my fourth ring appearance in Kiel,'' said Abraham. ''I have won here three times before, two of them by knockout. My fight on September 27 will be the first time I've defended my WBO Super Middleweight belt here and there is no way I am going to lose. I will retain my World Championship and continue my winning streak at the Sparkassen-Arena.'' Looking to end Abraham's streak is former British Champion Paul Smith. The 31 year-old has impressed at domestic level and risen up the WBO rankings to ear...
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