Robert Stieglitz vs. Isaac Ekpo: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight

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Robert Stieglitz vs. Isaac Ekpo: Preview and Prediction for Title Fight
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On Saturday night in Leipzig, Germany, WBO super middleweight champion Robert Stieglitz will defend his belt against Isaac Ekpo of Nigeria.

This will be the second defense for Stieglitz in four months and his second straight fight against an opponent obscure enough to leave even serious American boxing fans scratching their heads and asking: "Who?"

Stieglitz is, arguably, the top super middleweight out there who hasn't lost to Andre Ward. But it's a little tough to take his world-title claim seriously, and it gets tougher with each one of these embarrassing defenses against nonentities plucked from boxing backwaters.

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