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Robert Stieglitz

Robert Stieglitz
Statistics
Real name Sergey Shtikhlits
Rated at Super Middleweight
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Nationality German
Born (1981-06-20) June 20, 1981
Yeysk, Russia
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 52
Wins 47
Wins by KO 27
Losses 4
Draws 1

Robert Stieglitz (born June 20, 1981 in Yeysk, Russia as Sergey Shtikhlits) is a German professional boxer and a former two-time WBO Super Middleweight Champion. Stieglitz resides in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany.

Amateur career

Stieglitz had an amateur record of 80-10.

Professional career

After accumulating a record of 31-1, Stieglitz then suffered his second loss to Mexico's Librado Andrade in eight rounds at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, Cabazon, California in an IBF Super Middleweight Title Eliminator.[2] Stieglitz won the vacant WBC International Super Middleweight title on December 9, 2008 in Sölden (Austria) to previously unbeaten Lukas Wilaschek.

WBO Super Middleweight Champion

Stieglitz vacated the WBC International belt June 22, 2009 to fight Karoly Balzsay for the WBO Super Middleweight title. At the end of round ten, as a groggy and beaten Balzsay barely wobbled back to his corner, Balzsay's trainer Fritz Sdinek called for help and Balzsay was quickly taken from the ring to the hospital on a stretcher with his neck in a neck brace.[3] Stieglitz recorded a fifth-round technical knockout of Ruben Eduardo Acosta to retain his WBO Super Middleweight title. The fight was stopped at 1:48 to give Stieglitz the victory in his first defense.[4] On April 17, 2010 he successfully defended his title in Magdeburg against Eduard Gutknecht.[5]

Stieglitz retained his title with a hard-fought unanimous decision over his Mexican challenger Enrique Ornelas, Andrade's younger brother, at the Freiberger Arena in Dresden. It was a slow start of both fights and little less action but Stieglitz started this fight in style in the second round. The German champion progressed the fight with his sharp jab to give Ornelas some trouble but the Mexican also landed some precise and dangerous shots towards Stieglitz.[6]

He then made successful defenses against Khoren Gevor and Henry Weber.[7][8] Stieglitz was supposed to face former three-time titleholder Mikkel Kessler in his hometown of Copenhagen, Denmark to defend his 168-pound belt on April 14, 2012[9] but Kessler pulled out due to injury. Instead, he defended the title with a unanimous decision win over Nader Hamdan on May 5, 2012.[10]

Trilogy vs. Arthur Abraham

Stieglitz then lost the WBO Super Middleweight Championship to Arthur Abraham on August 25, 2012.[11] He would rebound with a win over Michal Nieroda on January 26, 2013 before avenging his loss to Abraham and regaining the WBO Super Middleweight Championship with a fourth-round knockout on March 23, 2013.[12]

His first defense in his second reign as WBO Super Middleweight Champion was a tenth-round TKO win over Yuzo Kiyota on July 13, 2013.[13] The result was originally announced as a Technical Decision win for Stieglitz, but was changed to a TKO after the Bund Deutscher Berufsboxer examined the ending of the fight and concluded that Stieglitz did not accidentally headbutt Kiyota. The change was approved by the WBO.[14]

His second defense in his second reign as WBO Champion was against Isaac Ekpo on October 19, 2013. Stieglitz won via unanimous decision.[15]

A rubber match with Arthur Abraham took place on March 1, 2014, with the WBO Super Middleweight title on the line once again. Stieglitz lost the bout via split decision.[16]

Professional boxing record

47 Wins (27 knockouts), 4 Losses (2 knockouts), 1 Draw
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Draw 47–4–1 Felix Sturm SD 12 2014-11-08 Porsche-Arena, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg
Win 47–4 Sergey Khomitsky TKO 10 (12), 0:12 2014-07-26 Anhalt Arena, Dessau, Sachsen-Anhalt Won vacant WBO Inter-Continental Super Middleweight title.
Loss 46–4 Arthur Abraham SD 12 2014-03-01 GETEC Arena, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt Lost WBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 46–3 Isaac Ekpo UD 12 2013-10-19 Messehalle, Leipzig, Sachsen Retained WBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 45–3 Yuzo Kiyota TKO 10 (12), 0:40 2013-07-13 EnergieVerbund Arena, Dresden, Sachsen Retained WBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 44–3 Arthur Abraham TKO 4 (12) 2013-03-23 GETEC Arena, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt Won WBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 43–3 Michal Nieroda KO 3 (8), 1:45 2013-01-26 Bon Pastor, Barcelona, Cataluña
Loss 42–3 Arthur Abraham UD 12 2012-08-25 O2 World Arena, Kreuzberg, Berlin Lost WBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 42–2 Nader Hamdan UD 12 2012-05-05 Messehalle, Erfurt, Thüringen Retained WBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 41–2 Henry Weber UD 12 2012-01-14 Baden-Arena Offenburg, Baden-Württemberg Retained WBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 40–2 Khoren Gevor DQ 10 (12), 2:45 2011-04-09 Bördelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt Retained WBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 39–2 Enrique Ornelas UD 12 2010-11-20 Freiberger Arena, Dresden, Sachsen Retained WBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 38–2 Eduard Gutknecht UD 12 2010-04-17 Bördelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt Retained WBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 37–2 Ruben Eduardo Acosta TKO 5 (12), 1:48 2010-01-09 Bördelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt Retained WBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 36–2 Karoly Balzsay TKO 11 (12), 0:12 2009-08-22 SYMA Sport & Leisure Center, Budapest Won WBO Super Middleweight title.
Win 35–2 Jindrich Velecky UD 10 2009-05-15 Bördelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt
Win 34–2 Dmitri Protkunas TKO 4 (8), 1:47 2009-01-10 Bördelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt
Win 33–2 Lukas Wilaschek SD 12 2008-12-09 Freizeit Arena, Soelden
Win 32–2 Fawaz Nasir TKO 5 (8) 2008-07-11 Rundturnhalle, Cuxhaven, Niedersachsen
Loss 31–2 Librado Andrade TKO 8 (12), 1:53 2008-03-22 Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa, Cabazon, California IBF Super Middleweight title eliminator.
Win 31–1 William Gare UD 10 2007-10-13 Herrmann-Gieseler-Halle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt
Win 30–1 Marlon Hayes UD 8 2007-06-02 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Loss 29–1 Alejandro Berrio TKO 3 (12), 2:40 2007-03-03 Stadthalle, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern For vacant IBF Super Middleweight title.
Win 29–0 Eric Howard KO 5 (8), 2:50 2006-10-10 T-Mobile Arena, Prague
Win 28–0 Alejandro Berrio TKO 11 (12), 0:35 2005-12-03 Bördelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt IBF Super Middleweight Title Eliminator.
Win 27–0 Francis Cheka TKO 5 (12), 2:30 2005-07-09 Life Sportpark Herrenkrug, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt Retained IBF Inter-Continental Super Middleweight title.
Win 26–0 Lawrence Chapman RTD 11 (12), 3:00 2005-04-16 Bördelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt Retained IBF Inter-Continental Super Middleweight title.
Win 25–0 Alexander Zaitsev UD 12 2004-12-11 Lausitz Arena, Cottbus, Brandenburg Retained IBF Inter-Continental Super Middleweight title.
Win 24–0 Yuri Tsarenka UD 12 2004-09-18 Herrmann-Gieseler-Halle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt Retained IBF Inter-Continental Super Middleweight title.
Win 23–0 Djamel Selini UD 12 2004-06-05 Herrmann-Gieseler-Halle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt Won vacant IBF Inter-Continental Super Middleweight title.
Win 22–0 Galen Brown TKO 7 (12), 2:37 2004-02-21 Ballhaus Arena, Aschersleben, Sachsen-Anhalt Won vacant IBF Youth Super Middleweight title.
Win 21–0 Marcin Radola TKO 1 (6) 2003-11-29 Lausitz Arena, Cottbus, Brandenburg
Win 20–0 Yuri Barashian UD 10 2003-09-20 Maritim Hotel, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt Retained IBF Youth Light Heavyweight title.
Win 19–0 Roman Aramyan UD 10 2003-07-05 Anhalt Arena, Dessau, Sachsen-Anhalt Retained IBF Youth Light Heavyweight title.
Win 18–0 Jeno Novak KO 4 (8) 2003-04-25 Maritim Hotel, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt
Win 17–0 Dzianis Salomka UD 10 2003-03-01 Ballhaus Arena, Aschersleben, Sachsen-Anhalt Retained IBF Youth Light Heavyweight title.
Win 16–0 Siarhei Karanevich UD 10 2002-10-31 Anhalt Arena, Dessau, Sachsen-Anhalt Won vacant IBF Youth Light Heavyweight title.
Win 15–0 Talal Santiago TKO 3 (8), 2:10 2002-09-21 Bördelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt
Win 14–0 Pavel Cirok TKO 4 (6), 2:00 2002-06-08 Anhalt Arena, Dessau, Sachsen-Anhalt
Win 13–0 Marius Mihai Dumitru KO 2 (6) 2002-05-11 Circus Krone Building, Munich, Bayern
Win 12–0 Laszlo Dolgos TKO 3 (6), 1:20 2002-04-13 Harzlandhalle, Ilsenburg, Sachsen-Anhalt
Win 11–0 Bruce Oezbek UD 6 2002-03-16 Bördelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt
Win 10–0 Laszlo Dolgos TKO 3 (4) 2002-02-23 Neu-Isenburg, Hessen
Win 9–0 Terrence Paliso TKO 2 (6) 2002-01-05 Bördelandhalle, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt
Win 8–0 Roman Nikodem KO 3 (6) 2001-12-08 Glaspalast, Dessau, Sachsen-Anhalt
Win 7–0 Henry Mobio PTS 4 2001-09-15 Telde, Islas Canarias
Win 6–0 Patrick Madzinga TKO 2 (4), 2:35 2001-07-07 Maritim Hotel, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt
Win 5–0 Ondrej Olah TKO 2 (4) 2001-06-22 Salzgitter, Niedersachsen
Win 4–0 Tomas Kugler KO 4 (4) 2001-06-08 Berlin
Win 3–0 Karel Ferenc KO 2 (4) 2001-04-28 Eisenbach, Baden-Württemberg
Win 2–0 Pavel Veprek KO 1 (4) 2001-04-22 Berlin
Win 1–0 Petr Pokorny UD 4 2001-04-07 Harzlandhalle, Ilsenburg, Sachsen-Anhalt Professional Debut.

References

  1. ^ "Robert Stieglitz - Boxer". Boxrec.com. 
  2. ^ http://www.boxingforecast.com/blog/index.cfm?commentID=263
  3. ^ "Robert Stieglitz TKOs Karoly Balzsay!". Eastsideboxing.com. 2009-08-23. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  4. ^ "Stieglitz Stops Acosta To Retain WBO Super Middleweight Belt". TSN. 9 January 2010. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "Zbik Decisions Spada Again, Stieglitz Beats Gutknecht - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  6. ^ "Robert Stieglitz Decisions Enrique Ornelas in a Tough War - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. 2010-11-20. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  7. ^ "Robert Stieglitz Beats Khoren Gevor By DQ in Ten Rounds - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  8. ^ "Robert Stieglitz Punishes Weber, Mikkel Kessler is Next - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. 2012-01-14. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  9. ^ "Super middleweight Robert Stieglitz to take on Mikkel Kessler - ESPN". Espn.go.com. 2011-08-16. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  10. ^ "Huck, Afolabi Battle To a Draw: Pulev and Stieglitz Win - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. 2012-05-05. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  11. ^ "Arthur Abraham Decisions Stieglitz, Captures WBO Crown - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  12. ^ "Stieglitz Restores Career By Taking King Arthur's Crown - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. 2013-03-24. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  13. ^ "Robert Steiglitz Retains, Beats Yuzo Kiyota in Ten - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  14. ^ "Stieglitz's Victory Over Kiyota Changed To a TKO Win - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. 2013-07-22. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  15. ^ "Stieglitz Decisions Ekpo To Retain: Charr, Zaveck Win - Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. Retrieved 2014-04-26. 
  16. ^ Sukachev, Alexey (1 March 2014). "Abraham Drops, Defeats Stieglitz To Reclaim His Title". Boxing Scene. Retrieved 2014-05-26. 

External links

  • Professional boxing record for Robert Stieglitz from BoxRec
Achievements
Preceded by
Károly Balzsay
WBO Super Middleweight Champion
August 22, 2009 – August 25, 2012
Succeeded by
Arthur Abraham
Preceded by
Arthur Abraham
WBO Super Middleweight Champion
March 23, 2013 – March 1, 2014
Succeeded by
Arthur Abraham
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