02:40  ,  March 24, 2013

Arthur Abraham could not defend champion’s title (VIDEO)

WBO Super Middleweight Champion, Armenian boxer Arthur Abraham was unable to defend his champion’s title.

In Saturday’s bout, which was held at the Getec Arena in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany, Abraham, 33, was defeated, by technical knockout, to former champion Robert Stieglitz of Germany, and thus Stieglitz, 31, regained the champion’s belt.

 Abraham suffered an eye injury as a result of the hits he received. At the end of Round 3, the fight physician checked Abraham’s swollen eye and, as a result, he stopped the fight.  

Arthur Abraham suffered his fourth defeat in professional ring.As NEWS.am Sport informed earlier, Arthur Abraham and Robert Stieglitz had first faced one another in Berlin on August 25, 2012, and the Armenian boxer was declared the winner by unanimous decision and he took the WBO Super Middleweight Champion’s belt from the German fighter. But in line with the fight contract, if Abraham had won the bout, he was obligated to hold a rematch with Stieglitz.

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