Emanuel Steward has hinted his fighter, IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (56-3, 49 KO's), will be back in the ring in December to fight Dereck Chisora or Alexander Povetkin.
With an impressive third round knock-out over former World Boxing Association (WBA) Champion Owen "What The Heck Beck" on June 24th, David "El Niño" Rodriguez upped his impressive undefeated record to 35-0, 33 KOs and picks up the vacant WBC Fecombox heavyweight title (otherwise known as the "Mexican National" title), as well as a top ranking by the men in green, making him an official contender.
Most fighters can only dream of one day fighting for the universally recognized heavyweight championship of the world.
The biggest heavyweight title fight in years wasn't an instant classic as IBF/WBO/IBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (55-3, 49 KOs) scored a one-sided twelve round unanimous decision over cautious WBA champion David Haye (25-2, 23 KOs) on Saturday night at the Imtech Arena in Hamburg, Germany.
The scores were 117-109, 118-108, 116-110.
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Saturday July 2nd, Wladimir Klitschko and David Haye will face off in what is being labeled as the most significant heavyweight bout since Lennox Lewis fought Mike Tyson in June of 2002.
Former WBO Heavyweight Champion, Relentless Lamon Brewster, currently holds the distinction of being the last man to stop Wladimir Klitschko within twelve rounds.
David Haye's WBA world title may not be on the line when he faces IBF/WBO/IBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday due to a protest by Haye's team on the selection of referee Genaro Rodriguez.
Emanuel Steward, trainer of WBO/IBO/IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, says WBA champion David Haye will be very dangerous in the early rounds but expects a more aggressive Klitschko to make Haye pay for his comments.