Posted March 23, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Robert Stieglitz reclaimed his WBO super middleweight title from fellow German Arthur Abraham on a technical knockout after three rounds on Saturday. Roared on by the crowd in his adopted hometown of Magdeburg, the Russian-born Stieglitz took the fight to the defending champion, opening a cut above Abraham's left eye in the second round and leaving it swollen shut by the end of the third. The referee stepped in to end the bout before the fourth could begin after consulting with the ring doctor. Stieglitz improves to 44-3 with 25 knockouts after claiming back the belt he lost to Abraham by unanimous decision in Berlin in August. Abraham, who was born in Armenia but fights out of Berlin, drops to 36-4 (28 KOs).
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