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FELIX STURM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Felix Sturm vs. Sam Soliman II picked up by ESPN3 in U.S.

ESPN3 will present exclusive live coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round middleweight title fight between Felix Sturm (39-3-2, 18 KOs) and Sam Soliman (43-11, 18 KOs) on Saturday, May 31. Saturday’s coverage of the undercard bouts will begin at 2 p.m. ET with the main event getting underway at approximately 5 p.m. The fight, from the KönigPalast Arena in Krefeld, Germany, will be...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Arthur Abraham vs. Felix Sturm in the works next

At today's final press conference ahead of the fight between Arthur Abraham (39-4, 28 KOs) and Nikola Sjekloca (26-1, 8 KOs) this Saturday at the Velodrom Berlin, Germany, which will host its first ever world title fight, Abraham was already looking ahead to something else -- the prospect of an all-German showdown against Felix Sturm. Arthur Abraham: "I am looking forward...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Matthew Macklin continues to wait on Felix Sturm

Top-rated middleweight contender Matthew Macklin is getting a bit tired and frustrated, to say the least, on waiting to hear what direction IBF middleweight champion Felix Sturm is heading for his next bout.  Macklin and Sturm's well documented and publicized history dates back to their first bout, which took place in Sturm's home country of Germany in 2011.
Via Ringnews24
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Matthew Macklin still waiting on Felix Sturm rematch: I know I’ll beat him again

Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin is getting a bit tired and frustrated, to say the least, on waiting to hear what direction IBF middleweight champion Felix Sturm is heading for his next bout. Macklin and Sturm's well documented and publicized history dates back to their first bout, which took place in Sturm's home country of Germany in 2011. The bout was Macklin'...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Sturm beats Barker by TKO in 2nd for IBF middleweight belt

Felix Sturm defeated defending champion Darren Barker with a second round TKO to take the Briton's IBF middleweight title on Saturday. Former WBA champion Sturm twice knocked Barker to the canvas and looked set to finish him off when the towel was thrown in. Referee Mark Nelson called it off 2 minutes, 9 seconds into the round. ''I hit him well with my swings,'...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Sturm beats Barker by TKO in 2nd for IBF belt

Felix Sturm defeated defending champion Darren Barker with a second round TKO to take the Briton's IBF middleweight title on Saturday. Former WBA champion Sturm twice knocked Barker to the canvas and looked set to finish him off when the towel was thrown in. Referee Mark Nelson called it off 2 minutes, 9 seconds into the round. Sturm, a German of Bosnian descent, claimed his...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Weekend Afterthoughts On Muhammad Ali Not Dying, Felix Sturm Losing And More

Mike Lee was in a Super Bowl commercial this weekend, and Muhammad Ali became the latest boxing personality not to die. At least this time the rumor of impending death was coming from someone who might've maybe known -- Ali's brother -- but it does get kind of old, reading about people allegedly being on their death bed, wondering if they are dead or will die, finding out...
Via The Queensbury Rules
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Sturm stops Zbik to defend title

WBA middleweight titlist, Felix Sturm (37-2-2, 16 KOs) made the 12th consecutive defense of his title, beating former WBC middleweight titlist, Sebastian Zbik (30-2, 10 KOs) via RTD 9. Sturm, now 14-2-2 in three separate reigns as a world titlist, took little over a round to decipher the stiff, predictable style of his opponent and then assumed full control by the third round. ...
Via Fox Sports
April 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Sturm beats Zbik to defend WBA belt

Felix Sturm retained the WBA middleweight title on Friday night after fellow German Sebastian Zbik retired before the 10th round at the Lanxess Arena. Zbik made the better start but appeared to tire midway through the bout, as the defending champion looked fresher despite taking some heavy blows. Sturm had Zbik clearly troubled at the end of the ninth round, with American referee...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Andy Lee Off St Patty’s Day MSG Card; Trying to Land Sturm Title Shot in April

At the press conference last week in New York City to announce DiBella Entertainment's HBO Championship Boxing St. Patrick's Day card at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Andy Lee, who was slated to fight in the televised co-feature bout of the evening, stated, "I want to thank Lou (DiBella - Lee's promoter) for letting me showcase myself on this show...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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