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Abraham vs Smith: Live streaming results and round-by-round coverage

Arthur Abraham takes on Paul Smith in Germany, with Matthew Macklin back in action on the undercard.

Martin Rose
Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Today at 3:30 pm EDT on Sky Sports (UK) and ARD (Germany), Arthur Abraham will headline against Paul Smith in defense of his WBO super middleweight title in the main event.

Abraham (40-4, 28 KO) regained the belt on March 1 with a win over Robert Stieglitz in their third encounter, and defended on May 3 against Nikola Sjekloca, a fight that was all but ignored at Sjekloca wasn't considered a serious contender. But Smith is British, and they speak English, so we care more about this fight, which is as good as the Sjekloca fight as at best.

Smith (35-3, 20 KO) has been stopped by James DeGale (TKO-9 in 2010) and George Groves (TKO-2 in 2011) in his two biggest fights, and since losing to Groves, the only semi-legitimate opponent he's faced in four fights was Tony Dodson in June 2013, a TKO-6 win for Smith that gave him the British super middleweight title, which he never defended.

Also back in action today is middleweight veteran Matthew Macklin (30-5, 20 KO), who will face Jose Yebes (12-4-1, 5 KO) in an eight-round bout, plus cruiserweight Mateusz Masternak, light heavyweight Enrico Koelling, cruiserweight Noel Gevor, and super middleweight Vincent Feigenbutz, among others on the standard Germany-style undercard.

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