13 Facts About Robert Stieglitz


Robert Stieglitz held the WBO super-middleweight title twice between 2009 and 2014, and the European light-heavyweight title from 2016 to 2017.


Robert Stieglitz himself has said that, even when living in Russia, he always felt foreign and he felt German.


Robert Stieglitz went to live in Germany as soon as he got the chance.


Robert Stieglitz had an amateur record of 80 wins and 10 losses.


Robert Stieglitz won the vacant WBC International super-middleweight title on December 9,2008 in Solden to previously unbeaten Lukas Wilaschek.


Robert Stieglitz vacated the WBC International on 22 June 2009 to fight Karoly Balzsay for the WBO super-middleweight title.


Robert Stieglitz recorded a fifth-round technical knockout of Ruben Eduardo Acosta to retain his WBO super-middleweight title.


Robert 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.


Robert Stieglitz then made successful defenses against Khoren Gevor and Henry Weber.


Robert 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 but Kessler pulled out due to injury.


Robert Stieglitz then lost the WBO super-middleweight title to Arthur Abraham on August 25,2012.


Robert Stieglitz's first defense in his second reign as WBO super-middleweight champion was a tenth-round TKO win over Yuzo Kiyota on July 13,2013.


The result was originally announced as a Technical Decision win for Robert Stieglitz, but was changed to a TKO after the Bund Deutscher Berufsboxer examined the ending of the fight and concluded that Robert Stieglitz did not accidentally headbutt Kiyota.