Lem Satterfield

Abraham stops Farias in fifth round

Former IBF middleweight beltholder┬áArthur Abraham scored three knockdowns in the fifth and final round of Saturday night’s knockout of Pablo Oscasr Natalio Farias in Baden-Arena, Offenburg, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany.

Abraham rose to 33-3 with his 27th knockout to rebound from an eight-month ring absence since his last loss by unanimous decision against WBA beltholder Andre Ward.

Farias fell to 19-2 with 11 stoppages in his second straight loss.

Lem Satterfield can be reached at lemuel.satterfield@gmail.com

Around the web