Robin Krasniqi vs. Arthur Abraham Press Conference
Photo: P. Gercke - Team SES
SES Promotions held the final press conference for this
Saturday's World Boxing Organization (WBO) Super
Middleweight title eliminator between two-time world
title challenger Robin Krasniqi and three-time,
two-division world champion "King" Artur Abraham.
Outside of North America, "Krasniqi vs. Abraham" is
being licensed by leading boxing television rights
distribution firm, Protocol Sports Marketing Ltd.
Krasniqi (46-4, 17 KOs), rated No. 3 by the WBO, faces
WBO No. 2-ranked Abraham (45-5, 30 KOs) in the 12-round
main event to determine the mandatory challenger for
reigning WBO Super Middleweight World Champion Gilberto
Ramirez, of Mexico.
PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
Robin Krasniqi: "I have the maximum respect for Arthur,
a big name who has achieved everything. But in the ring,
there can only be one winner. I've trained long and hard
for my dream to become world champion. As always, I've
been diligent and disciplined. Everything I've done in
the last six months I'm going to show on Saturday. The
reward is a clear victory and the chance to win a world
Arthur Abraham: "I'm a person who doesn't speak so much,
I let actions speak. I'll show you in the ring how we
have trained. I'm going to win and fight for the
championship. After that, a few title defenses. But we
are now focusing on this fight. Both boxers have a good
level. The fans can look forward to it. No matter who is
in front of me, they must be beaten...in the ring there
is just one thing. I want to win and I will win!"
Providing chief support in the 10-round co-feature is an
interesting match for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental
Heavyweight Championship between undefeated prospect Tom
Schwarz (18-0, 11 KOs), the WBO Youth champion, and
Adnan "Bosnian Lion" Redzovic (17-1, 6 KOs).
In a battle of unbeaten light heavyweight prospects,
Adam Deines (10-0-1, 5 KOs) faces Lukasz Golebiewski
(8-0, 5 KOs) in a 10-round bout on the undercard..
Additional fights or highlights may be shown, time
All fights and fighters are subject to change.