The World Boxing Association has set a deadline for a bout between heavyweight Super Champion, Wladimir Klitschko, and WBA ‘regular’ title holder, Aleksandr Povetkin. The boxers are to step into the ring before February 27, 2013.
The preliminary results of the Ukrainian parliamentary elections suggest the country’s ruling party does not currently hold a decisive majority in the Rada. The Party of Regions could secure its perch if it gets enough seats in majority voting.
Boxing coach Emanuel Steward, who worked with such sporting greats as Evander Holyfield, Oscar De La Hoya, Lennox Lewis and current heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, died on Thursday in a Chicago hospital.
On Monday, WBC heavyweight champion Vitaly Klitschko shocked fans saying he doesn’t intend the go on fighting. A few hours later ‘Dr. Ironfist’ apologized for what was considered to be an announcement of his retirement.
WBC heavyweight champion Vitaly Klitschko is set to end his professional career. The 41 year old said his younger brother Wladimir, the WBA, IBF and WBO belts holder, will now fight in the ring for both of them.