Felix Sturm http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29487/all en Boxing: Ex-champion Sturm loses to Australia's Soliman http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/boxing-ex-champion-sturm-loses-australias-soliman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former world middleweight boxing champion Felix Sturm of Germany has lost to another Australian after Sam Soliman claimed a unanimous points victory in their IBF middleweight title eliminator.</p> <p>Sturm, 34, suffered a second consecutive defeat in Duesseldorf on Friday night having lost his WBA crown to Australia's Daniel Geale last September.</p> <p>The former champion suffered the fourth loss of his career after a plucky display by Soliman, to whom the judges awarded the fight 116-111, 114-113, 114-113, to give the 39-year-old Australian a record of 43 wins, 17 KOs and 11 defeats.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/boxing-ex-champion-sturm-loses-australias-soliman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Felix Sturm Sam Soliman Sam Soliman Sports AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 09:45:04 +0000 5743895 at http://www.globalpost.com Boxing: Sturm wants revenge over Geale by year's end http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130707/boxing-sturm-wants-revenge-over-geale-years-end <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Germany's Felix Sturm has vowed to beat Australia's WBA and IBF world middleweight champion Daniel Geale by the end of 2013 to regain the belt he lost last year.</p> <p>Ex-world champion Sturm, 34, looked sharp as he enjoyed a fourth round technical knock-out against Montenegro's Predrag Radosevic on Saturday in Dortmund, Germany, and now wants revenge.</p> <p>Geale, who took Sturm's WBA title with a split decision in Oberhausen, Germany, in September 2012, defends his title against Britain's Darren Barker in New Jersey in August.</p> <p>Now Sturm wants another shot at the champion.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130707/boxing-sturm-wants-revenge-over-geale-years-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boxers Boxing Daniel Geale Felix Sturm Sports AFP Sun, 07 Jul 2013 18:01:44 +0000 5877742 at http://www.globalpost.com