Wladimir Klitschko wants to prove himself yet again

By , September 24, 2013 12:58 pm

When the eyes of the entire world was trained on the Light Middleweight fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul Alvarez at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, the most important fight of 2013 is well over there weeks away.

Come the 5th of October, the consensus Heavyweight Championship holder Wladimir Klitschko will be looking to prove himself yet again when he takes on the challenge of consensus number one contender and the dubious claimant for the title Alexander Povetkin in a stadium that was built originally for the summer Olympic Games in Moscow in 1980.

This fight will mark the 15th time the younger of the two Klitschko brothers will be putting the International Boxing Federation or the IBF and the International Boxing Organization or the IBO Heavyweight Championship, a title that he defeated Chris Byrd to win in 2006; the 11th straight defense of the World Boxing Organization or the WBO Heavyweight Championship which he won two years later as well as the fifth time he will be putting the World Boxing Association or the WBA Super Heavyweight Championship that he beat Englishman David Haye to win.

Povetkin will walk to the ring holding the regular WBA Heavyweight Championship and Wladimir Klitschko will be looking to relieve him of that title.

If one was to look beyond the huge amount of gold on the line, this fight could potentially be the most important Heavyweight fight in years and will mark a return for the division when it was the major player in world boxing. And Wladimir Klitschko will look to do his part in getting the division back on his feet after he and his brother Vitali, the World Boxing Council Heavyweight champion were blamed for ruining the division by their very poor choice of opponents over the years.

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