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Klitschko vs. Povtekin Dispute is Resolved By The WBA

By Hilmar Rojas

The World Boxing Association has granted special permission to super heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko to make a volunarty defense, likely on April 6th, before his mandatory with "regular" champion Alexander Povetkin. Permission is granted under the condition of receiving a signed contract for a fight between Klitschko and Povetkin by the deadline of February 28. If a deal is reached, the battle should be set no later than July 31. If they don't reach a deal, then Klitschko vs. Povetkin will head to a purse bid on March 18.

The purse bid will see a split of 75% for Klitschko and 25% for Povetkin 25%. In the event Klitschko loses in April, then Povetkin will see an even 50-50 split with the new champion.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The Nephilim on 02-01-2013

The only good thing about Wlad destroying the idiot fat bum Sponge Bob Solis is we'll never have to hear about Solis again from his delusional fan club who don't realize this guy has done sh*t as a pro except…

Comment by The Nephilim on 02-01-2013

[QUOTE=Freedom.;12976599]He and Solis met at an all-you-can-eat buffet. Rafael does qualify as a HEAVYweight. The boy must be close to 300 pounds.[/QUOTE] Rafael is more than 300 pounds. He's 350 easy.

Comment by cupocity303 on 01-31-2013

[QUOTE=joe strong;12976111]i knew klitschko would get an extension. i kind of laughed when i saw solis as a possible opponent a few weeks back & a well known klitschko fan swore up & down wlad wasn't fighting solis. now he…

Comment by cupocity303 on 01-31-2013

[QUOTE=Freedom.;12974410]True. I've usually defended Wlad's choices in the past (for example, he had to fight Thompson the second time because the IBF mandated it, and Wach was at least undefeated, fit and durable). But Solis has ONE win in two…

Comment by cupocity303 on 01-31-2013

[QUOTE=1PunchKOPOW!;12973896]Another voluntary defense...?[/QUOTE] [SIZE="3"]Sure, why not? Wasn't Thompson, a 40 year old fighter whom Wlad already beat a mandatory. That's because he managed not to lose to anybody but Wlad, but still. Wlad shouldn't even be pressured by the sanctioning…

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