22:40  ,  February 21, 2015

NEWS.am Sport Exclusive: O2 World arena ready for Arthur Abraham vs. Paul Smith fight

By Lusine Shahbazyan/Berlin

BERLIN. -- O2 World indoor arena in Berlin is ready to host Arthur Abraham (Germany)-Paul Smith (England) championship belt rematch.

O2 World multi-use indoor arena was built in 2008 with € 165 million spent on the construction. With a capacity of 17,000 people, the indoor arena turns any event into a unique performance. The indoor arena hosts concerts, ice hockey, basketball and handball competitions. O2 World hosted the concerts of Lady Gaga, Sting, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna and other stars.

Arena is home to the Eisbaren Berlinice hockey club and the ALBA Berlin basketball team.

Arthur Abraham is holding his third match at O2 World arena.  In his first fight in the tournament of Super Six World Boxing Classic in 2009 Abraham knocked out former world champion Jermain Taylor, and in 2012 he defeated WBO super middleweight world champion Robert Stieglitz.

 Arthur Abraham vs. Paul Smith will start at 01:30 Yerevan time.

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