FELIX STURM NEWS

Matthew Macklin signs with Matchroom, will fight August 30 in Dublin

Matthew Macklin has teamed up with Matchroom Sport and will kick off with the company at the National Stadium in Dublin on Saturday, August 30. The Middleweight star is gunning for a title shot and his opponent will be named at a press conference in Dublin soon. The 32 year old has mixed it with Sergio Martinez, Gennady Golovkin and Felix Sturm for the big prize and is determined...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rocky Fielding set to face Noe Gonzalez on July 12 Liverpool card

Rocky Fielding insists his that making weight will not be a problem ahead of his clash with Noe Gonzalez Alcoba at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on July 12. Fielding failed to make the weight for his battle with Charles Adamu in March, and the 26 year old says the first thing he did after the fight was address those issues and is now flying in training as a result. “The last fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Monaco Results: Martin Murray Uneventfully Defeats Max Bursak

After Saturday, it’s fair to go ahead and assume indefinitely that middleweight Martin Murray will never impress overwhelmingly, but he’ll be good enough to win against 160-pounders of most kinds, which is what he did against Max Bursak by unanimous decision. Murray has made his name in a disputed loss against then-champion Sergio Martinez and a disputed draw against Felix Sturm...
Via The Queensbury Rules
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend results roundup: Donaire vs. Vetyeka, Soliman beats Sturm, Fortuna & Rosa win in Vegas & more

It was a busy weekend of boxing action all across the globe, from London to Las Vegas, Macau to Moscow, and many stops in between. Right here, we have a full recap of the entire weekend's boxing results, beyond the big fight which everyone already witness, Froch vs. Groves II. Donaire vs. Vetyeka Results Nonito Donaire became the featherweight champion in rather anti-climactic...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Carl Froch, Nonito Donaire And Felix Sturm

(photo via r/boxing) Like this picture of David Haye, Darren Barker and Matthew Macklin as horny adolescents standing next to (presumably) the first girl they’d ever seen, there’s so much boxing on this weekend, I don’t know where to look. The biggest fight of the week is the rematch between super middleweights Carl Froch and George Groves in London, which will doubtless have...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Round And Round, Featuring What’s Next For Gennady Golovkin, Felix Sturm And Others

Got my copy of Springs Toledo’s “Gods of War” off Amazon; still got a ways to go but it’s more than paying off in phrases like “[Ray] Leonard was confident enough to ask permission from an aging Ray Robinson to borrow ‘Sugar,’ but he couldn’t have anticipated how many lumps he’d get from [Roberto] Duran…” Springs is way up there as one of the best boxing writers...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Abraham vs. Sjekloca tale of the tape graphic

On Saturday, King Arthur Abraham and challenger Nikola Sjekloca square off at the Velodrom, Berlin, Germany. Right here, you can find a special Abraham vs. Sjekloca tale of the tape graphic, breaking down how the fighters match up physically and in terms of what they've accomplished. Credit: Thomas Goos / Team Sjekloca Of course, while Abraham as Sjekloca in front of him right...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 30, 2014  |  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

Darren Barker is not Hip!

Darren Barker was starting to be placed in the minds of boxing fans worldwide. Known for losing to Sergio Martinez and more recently taking a title for Daniel Geale. He than faced the man all non U.S. title holders seem to face, Felix Sturm. That’s when we found out Darren Barker is not “hip” for […]
Via MyBoxing
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Curtis Stevens looking to get back into middleweight mix with win over Majewski

The Stevens-Majewski fight scheduled for Friday, January 24th on NBCSN live from Resorts Casino and Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ marks the first of many explosive middleweight match-ups awaiting boxing fans in 2014. The red hot middleweight division saw some memorable bouts in 2013 and is jam-packed with exciting champions and contenders that will produce some wild match-ups this year...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Matthew Macklin longs for revenge

Last Saturday, Ireland's top-rated middleweight contender and world title challenger Matthew "Mack the Knife" Macklin (30-5, 20KO's) once again put himself back into the title picture with an impressive 10-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated highly regarded prospect Lamar Russ. The bout against Russ came on HBO, the fourth consecutive bout for Macklin...
Via Ringnews24
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Macklin: If Sturm’s a real man, he’ll give me the rematch he promised

Last Saturday, Ireland's top-rated middleweight contender and world title challenger Matthew "Mack the Knife" Macklin (30-5, 20KO's) once again put himself back into the title picture with an impressive 10-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated highly regarded prospect Lamar Russ. The bout against Russ came on HBO, the fourth consecutive bout for Macklin...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Felix Sturm TKO’s Darren Barker (VIDEO)

A championship fight forgotten over the Dec. 7 weekend due to the loaded cards by Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions on Showtime and HBO. Felix Sturm defeats Darren Barker in TKO fashion after 2 knockdowns. Darren Barker appeared to had injured his hip, as the corner threw in the towel. Some how Felix Sturm […]
Via MyBoxing
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 12/10: Adrien Broner Vs. Marcos Maidana Preview; More

(Those gluttons strewn about as Dante and Virgil continue their stroll are us boxing fans; via) Just like our instinctive holiday gluttony this time of year, we've feasted on so much late-year boxing that there's barely any room for more. Over the weekend, we had Paulie Malignaggi winning a decision from Zab Judah, Guillermo Rigondeaux embarrassing Joseph Agbeko, Felix...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Felix Sturm Pulvarizes Barker To Win IBF Belt

STUTTGART, GERMANY - It only took two rounds for Sturm to unleash shades of brilliance past and devastate Darren Barker  in his first title defense to win the IBF middleweight belt at the Porsche Arena in Germany. Barker attempted to bring the fight early Sturm early throwing combinations upstairs that largely missed and left hooks to the body while Sturm eased inside by working...
Via BadCulture
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Sturm crushes Barker

There was heartache in Germany last night for Darren Barker as he was crushed inside two rounds by popular German fighter Felix Sturm at the Porsche arena.
Via Ringnews24
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Felix Sturm defeats Darren Barker as Barker suffers hip injury

In a somewhat shocking turn of events, Felix Sturm scored a Round 2 TKO victory over Darren Barker in Germany on Saturday night. Barker loses the middleweight title strap he picked up with a win over Daniel Geale this summer, and worse, his career may be in jeopardy. Barker apparently suffered a hip injury during the fight, a recurring problem he has had, forcing him to undergo two...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Breakdown: Darren Barker Falls Apart Against Felix Sturm

The grim prospect of facing Gennady Golovkin – Kazakhstan’s modern take on Grendel’s mother – is one that influences his middleweight contemporaries in myriad ways. Faced with the ultimatum of boxing either Golovkin or an alternative 160 lb. world titlist by his paymasters at German TV network SAT.1, Cologne’s Felix Sturm coughed up a king’s ransom in order to lure Cockney...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 07, 2013  |  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

Darren Barker primed and ready for Felix Sturm fight

Darren Barker has vowed to shine in his IBF World Middleweight title defence against Felix Sturm at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, live on Sky Sports 1 from 9pm.
Via Ringnews24
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Barker vs. Sturm weigh-in results: Darren Barker says he is as hungry as ever

Darren Barker has vowed to shine in his IBF World Middleweight title defense against Felix Sturm at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart. The Londoner faces his first World title defense against the German hero, who is attempting to become the first four-time German boxing champion – but Barker said that won’t be happening tomorrow night. Barker vs. Sturm Weigh-in Results: Darren...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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