Abraham wins Stieglitz's title

Arthur Abraham beat Robert Stieglitz in Berlin with a unanimous points victory to win the WBO super middleweight title.

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Germany's new WBO Super Middleweight World Champion Arthur Abraham (R) lands a punch on his compatriot Robert Stieglitz (Reuters)

Armenian-German Abraham is now 42-3 while German Stieglitz falls to 35-3.

There was some consternation about the scoring - 116-112 116-12 and 115-113 – with the fight said to be a lot closer than that and perhaps even in favour of Stieglitz.

Abraham will now look for a rematch against either Carl Froch or Andre Ward, both of whom have beaten him.

Ward faces Chad Dawson on September 8.

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