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Klitschko vs. Mormeck Defense Approved By The IBF

By Ruslan Chikov

According to various reports, the IBF has approved Wladimir Klitschko's scheduled title defense against Jean Marc Mormeck (36-4, 22KOs) on March 3 at ESPRIT arena in Dusseldorf, Germany. Klitschko (56-3, 49KOs) was going to fight him last Saturday, but surgery to remove a kidney stone forced his withdrawal. Klitschko, also champion of the WBA, IBO and WBO, faced a minor issue with the IBF ordering a required mandatory defense against Tony Thompson by March 10th. Due to the circumstances, the IBF gave Klitschko an extension. Klitschko already stopped Thompson in eleven rounds in 2008 and is likely going to face him again before the end of 2012.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Joeyzagz on 12-15-2011

[QUOTE=Money Shot;11564104] Mormeck beat Seth Mitchell in 2010 who just blew out Ibragimov in two rounds.[/QUOTE] Are you on drugs? Mormeck has never beaten anybody, and never fought Mitchell. After what happened to Timur(Mormecks best win) he clearly does not…

Comment by Arthur Dayne on 12-15-2011

It would be better if the IBF would let Thompson fight someone for an interim title while he's waiting. The winner of that fight would be a more worthy title challenger.

Comment by Money Shot on 12-15-2011

Only truth here is dumb haters are gonna hate. Chisora in most peoples opinion beat Robert Hellenius, Mormeck beat Seth Mitchell in 2010 who just blew out Ibragimov in two rounds.

Comment by Mikhnienko on 12-15-2011

[QUOTE=Leohappy;11563723]damn what a bad year for wlad, he only had one fight.[/QUOTE] and 2012 he'll be stuck with sh1tty Mormeck and TT mandatories. Fuk

Comment by Boxing Scene on 12-15-2011

[QUOTE=The Devil;11563261]This is why the Klitchko's can't afford to pay opponents properly....all their money goes to bribing commissions and sanctioning bodies not to mention the outrageous costs of HGH and Steroids and paying off officials for negative tests in Germany[/QUOTE]…

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