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Alexander Abraham retires

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Unbeaten junior middleweight Alexander Abraham (25-0-1, 17 KOs), the younger brother of boxing superstar Arthur Abraham, has retired from the ring. According to trainer Ulli Wegner, an unexplained dizziness prompted the 28-year-old prospect to hand up his gloves. Meanwhile Arthur Abraham is headed to the United States to face Andre Dirrell in SHOWTIMEs acclaimed Super Six tournament on March 6 in Palm Springs, CA.


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Shaw: Abraham is a coward 29 Mar 2010 12:15

Shaw: Abraham is a coward

Andre Dirrells promoter Gary Shaw has responded to allegations from Team Sauerland that Dirrell was acting after being hit by Abraham following a slip to the canvas. Maybe Abraham is used to having his partners fake it, but thanks to SHOWTIME, the world witnessed not just Abrahams heinous act, but a multitude of replays from every angle showing that Abraham was looking at Andre while he was down on the canvas before deliberately read more ...
Dirrell accused of acting 29 Mar 2010 11:49

Dirrell accused of acting

Team Sauerland plans to officially protest Arthur Abrahams DQ loss to Andre Dirrell on Saturday night. After a slow start, Arthur was finally landing his power punches, promoter Wilfried Sauerland said. He clearly knocked Dirrell down in the tenth and was following it up in the 11th. There is no way Dirrell would have seen the end of the 12th round. After reviewing the tape, Sauerland stated that a clearly exhausted Dirrell read more ...
More on Dirrell-Abraham 28 Mar 2010 17:36

More on Dirrell-Abraham

Andre Dirrell turned the Super Six World Boxing Classic upside down and handed previously undefeated Arthur Abraham his first loss on an 11th-round disqualification Saturday in a fight at the Joe Louis Arena during a Free Preview Weekend on SHOWTIME that ended in bedlam with family, friends, officials and team members of both camps in the ring. Referee Laurence Cole stopped a Group Stage 2 bout in which Dirrell read more ...
Dirrell wins on DQ 28 Mar 2010 12:11

Dirrell wins on DQ

In SHOWTIMEs much acclaimed Super Six super middleweight tournament, Andre Dirrell (19-1, 13 KOs) won by DQ over previously unbeaten Arthur Abraham (31-1, 25 KOs) on Saturday night at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Dirrell dominated an inactive Abraham in rounds one and two. Abraham came on in round three, but Dirrell dropped an off-balance Abraham in round four. Dirrell again outworked Abraham in rounds five through seven. Abraham was cut over the right eye in round seven read more ...
Abraham vs Dirrell: Wegner Urges Arthur To Get The KO 23 Mar 2010 23:16

Abraham vs Dirrell: Wegner Urges Arthur To Get The KO

The trainer of Arthur Abraham, Ulli Wegner, has urged his fighter to get the knockout when he takes on Andre Dirrell on Saturday night at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Dirrell-Abraham is the first fight in the second stage of the Super Six super middleweight tournament. Abraham is the tournament leader in points after scoring the only knockout of the tournament last year against Jermain Taylor read more ...
King Arthur back in Germany 4 Mar 2010 11:06

King Arthur back in Germany

King Arthur Abraham (31-0, 25 KOs) has returned to Germany following the postponement of his Super Six World Boxing Classic second-round clash with Andre Dirrell (18-1, 13 KOs). The fight has been moved back to March 27 after Dirrell injured his back in training. It will now take place at Detroits famous Joe Louis Arena and will air live on SHOWTIME, Saturday, March 27, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT read more ...
Arthur Abraham's Trainer Questions Andre Dirrell's Injury 24 Feb 2010 13:21

Arthur Abraham's Trainer Questions Andre Dirrell's Injury

Ulli Wegner, the trainer of undefeated super middleweight Arthur Abraham, is questioning the validity of Andre Dirrell's back injury. They were scheduled to fight in the second stage of Showtime's Super Six tournament on March 6. Dirrell withdrew with a back injury. The fight was postponed to March 27 read more ...
DIRRELL SUFFERS INJURY -- SUPER SIX BOUT VS. ABRAHAM TO GET POSTPONED 19 Feb 2010 10:18

DIRRELL SUFFERS INJURY -- SUPER SIX BOUT VS. ABRAHAM TO GET POSTPONED

Details are currently sketchy, but reliable sources have informed Boxingtalk that Andre Dirrell suffered an injury in training that has forced him to withdraw from his March 6th Super Six date with Arthur Abraham. The fight will likely get postponed to a later date. Dirrell promoter Gary Shaw and Dirrell were both unavailable for immediate comment. Remember where you heard it first read more ...
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Darchinyan vs Martinez Falls Apart Over Money

BoxingScene.com was told that Vic Darchinyan's defense of the WBC/WBA super flyweight titles on March 13 against Raul Martinez is off. The fight was scheduled to be televised on Showtime as the co-feature to the Arthur Abraham vs. Andre Dirrell super middleweight clash read more ...
Abraham - Dirrell set for March 6 5 Dec 2009 20:31

Abraham - Dirrell set for March 6

Looks like Arthur Abraham and Andre Dirrell wont be locked down in training camp over the Holidays after all. Their proposed January 23 SUPER SIX showdown has reportedly now been set for March 6 in Rancho Mirage, CA (121 miles east of Los Angeles) read more ...
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