Volodymyr Klitschko to Fight Mariusz Wach in Hamburg
The current WBA, IBF, IBO, WBO, and Ring Magazine Champion Volodymyr Klitschko, 36, will perform the 13th defense of his champion title in a fight against Polish Mariusz Wach, 32, in Hamburg, Germany, on November 10, 2012. Klitschko considers the match a challenge for himself as it is the first time his opponent is taller and has better reach.
Wach is a two-time Polish champion, who has never been beaten. He turned pro in 2005. "My fellow countrymen Adamek and Sosnowski did not have what it takes to beat a Klitschko", Wach said. "I will be the first Polish world heavyweight champion", he added.
As of October 10th, most of the tickets for the show have been sold – nearly 16,000.
Most recent match of Volodymyr Klitschko was held on March 3, 2012. In that fight Klitschko’s opponent was a French professional boxer Jean-Marc Mormeck, 39, whom Volodymyr knocked out in the fourth round. The former WBC & WBA unified world cruiserweight champion Mormeck lost five times over the course of his boxing career. Comparatively, Volodymyr Klitschko lost in mere three matches.
The next fight for Volodymyr Klitschko is scheduled for July 7, 2012, when Ukrainian athlete will meet American boxer Tony Thompson, 40, as his mandatory defense of the IBF title.
When: November 10, 2012
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York