Former two-weight world champion Arthur Abraham scored a unanimous decision victory over Robin Krasniqi in a twelve-round battle in Erfurt, Germany.
The wily veteran used all his ring know-how to fend off Krasniqi and set-up a potential rematch with Gilberto Ramirez.
Despite one scorecard seeing the fight close, Abraham was clearly the better fighter of the two and deserved his 46th career win.
Judges saw it 118-110, 117-111 and 115-114 in ‘King’ Arthur’s favor as yet another world title chance looms on the horizon.
Krasniqi’s record now mimics Abrahams as the Kosovan-born German drops to 46-5 and will need to regroup before deciding on his next move.