March 23 will be another glorious day for Arthur Abraham (36-3, 28 KOs), or so he hopes. That's when he will meet Robert Stieglitz (43-3, 24 KOs) for their rematch inside the GETEC-Arena in Magdeburg, Germany. The 33-year-old Abraham captured the WBO super middleweight world championship last August when he beat Stieglitz on points in his hometown of Berlin. This time the champion is making his way to his opponent's backyard.
In the following interview, he reveals what kind of performance can be expected.
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Abraham-Stieglitz II will be televised live to the U.S on Saturday, March 23, beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT, exclusively on EPIX.
Mr. Abraham, the last time people saw you putting on the gloves you beat Frenchman Mehdi Bouadla by technical knockout on December 15. Were you satisfied with your first title defense at super-middleweight?
Arthur Abraham: I guess that I showed quite a good performance against Bouadla. There might have been some detail...