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2019

Abraham ends Stieglitz argument, Feigenbutz wins interim WBA belt

Phil Jay 18/07/2015

Results from Gerry Weber Stadium, Halle, Germany

In their fourth instalment, Arthur Abraham put to bed his running feud with stablemate Robert Stieglitz to keep a firm grip on his 168lb belt.

‘King Arthur’ took the fight to Stieglitz in a bid to get his own back for a fourth round defeat in March 2013 and duly got his wish in the sixth round.

It was the third win for WBO title holder Abraham from the high-profile quartet of meetings and proves ultimately that Abraham is the better operator of the two.

In chief support, Vincent Feigenbutz recorded a thirteenth straight stoppage win over Mauricio Reynoso to claim the vacant interim WBA super middleweight championship.

The young talented German, who isn’t 20 until September, made in 19 KO’s from 20 wins by halting Reynoso in the third round.

At cruiserweight, Noel Gevor made it 18 straight wins since turning pro with a unanimous win over eight rounds against Lukasz Rusiewicz, whilst British middleweight Anthony Ogogo returned from a year out of action to unanimously defeat Ruslan Schelev.

There were early victories for super middleweights Leon Bauer and Stefan Haertel, plus light heavyweight Enrico Koelling also celebrated on the night and middleweight Mike Keta enjoyed a three round stoppage over Aliklych Kanbolatov.

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