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Klitschko-Solis: Odlanier in a High Altitude Camp

While WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko hasn’t even started his preparation for his next title defense on March 19th in Cologne, mandatory challenger Odlanier Solis and his team have already spent one week in their high altitude camp. "La Sombra“, his trainer Pedro Luis Diaz and Jose Perez arrived at the Sierra Nevada only one day after the press conference. The three-time world amateur champion and 2004 Olympic gold medalist is currently training above 2.500 meters (8.000 feet) to get ready for his first world title shot in the pro ranks.

"On March 19th we will see the best Odlanier Solis since he turned pro in 2007," says coach Pedro Diaz. "We have perfect conditions here in the mountains. I have been here a couple of times with different athletes. It’s a perfect place to get in perfect shape.“

The team will stay at the high-altitude camp until the end of February and do the first sparring sessions in the Sierra Nevada before returning to Cologne for the last phase of preparation.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Davros? on 02-08-2011

Problem for Solis is he will have to focus so hard on getting his weight down that he wont have as much time to work on boxing, that is if he works hard at all.

Comment by Tobi.G on 02-08-2011

Vitali couldnt even stop the stiff astmatic Briggs who has zero stamina, how does he stop Solis? People have to realize Vitali is getting old, his power is gone and hes also not as fast as he once was. It…

Comment by cleaner147 on 02-07-2011

[QUOTE=Jim Jeffries;10073734]Yeah I see it going the distance as well. How well Solis does will depend on how seriously he trains for this and how lightly Vitali takes his training camp.[/QUOTE] I was being high on these heavies from the…

Comment by Jim Jeffries on 02-07-2011

[QUOTE=madamfackah;10073725]:boobies: Ive no fukin idea. thats an Unique Sponge bling bling. He will absorb Vitalis punches and will at least go the distance with the old man.[/QUOTE] Yeah I see it going the distance as well. How well Solis does…

Comment by cleaner147 on 02-07-2011

[QUOTE=Jim Jeffries;10073698]How many Gs do you think that bird flipping spongebob cost him?[/QUOTE] :boobies: Ive no fukin idea. thats an Unique Sponge bling bling. He will absorb Vitalis punches and will at least go the distance with the old man.

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