Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/7/14
On October 26, Arthur Abraham (37-4, 28 KOs) wants to show the world that he is ready for another crack at the WBO Super-Middleweight Championship. In Oldenburg, Germany, Robert Stieglitz' mandatory challenger will step into the ring against an opponent to be announced shortly. "Stieglitz stated in the press that he will have one more fight in 2013, which will be a voluntary defense on October 19," said Abraham. "That means to me that I won't be able to regain the world title before 2014. But I need to stay focused and ready. That is why I am fighting on October 26." The 33-year-old knows: "This is going to be a good chance to up my game compared to my last fight against Shihepo in August. Although I am risking my mandatory status, this challenge will give me confidence ahead of a third meeting with Stieglitz." Hagen Doering, Team Sauerland's Sports Director, said: "We cannot name the opponent just yet as we are in negotiations with three ranked contenders. All I can say is that it ...
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