By Ruslan Chikov
According to reports in Germany, a deal has been reached for Vitali Klitschko (41-2, 38KOs) to defend his WBC heavyweight title against undefeated mandatory challenger Odlanier Solis (17-0, 12KOs) on March 19 at the Cologne Arena in Germany. There are unconfirmed reports that Solis will get close to $1.8 million U.S. dollars (1.4 million euros) for the fight, in exchange for Klitschko's company, K2 Promotions, getting the full promotional rights to the show. RTL will broadcast the fight live in Germany. Solis has fought nine previous times in Germany under his promoter, Ahmet Oner of Arena Box.