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 Last update:  1/19/2014       Read more by Edward Chaykovsky         
   
Leapai: Everyone Will Be Shocked When I Beat Klitschko
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By Edward Chaykovsky

Alex Leapai  (30-4-3, 24KOs) is very confident of being the man to finish off the reign of unified heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51KOs). Leapai told ABC News that he expects this week to sign the contract for a $1 million dollar mandatory title fight with Klitschko on April 26.

Leapai earned the shot in November, when he traveled over to Germany and won a twelve round decision over previously unbeaten WBO top contender Denis Boytsov in Germany. It was one of the bigger upsets of the year.

"To be honest, I fight pretty good when I'm the underdog - I'm pretty much always the underdog," he said. "Anytime you see a bigger fighter, and then you see me who is just a little fighter - a lot of people go to the big guy and they say 'this is the guy we're going for'.

"Then they get shocked that I knock them out in one round - so I'm pretty used to it, and it's going to be the same story with this guy. I get phone calls from everywhere from my family - down in Sydney, New Zealand, Samoa - they're just real supportive and wishing me all the best in trying to make history as well."

Tags: Wladimir Klitschko , Alex Leapai , Klitschko-Leapai , Klitschko vs. Leapai


 

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comment by Ravens Fan, on 01-20-2014
I have always been a fan of Wlad's but after the Povetkin fight and then backing it up with this crap, I have to say my fandom is starting to slip.

comment by Jedi Vader, on 01-20-2014
Another embarrassing fight in the most dreadful era of the premier weight class.

comment by daggum, on 01-20-2014
kevin "i throw no punches" ko'd this guy................this has to be even worse than baldomir. even baldomir beat zab "one good win in career" judah. leapai beat boystyov who never fought a soul and now he gets a shot? wlad must have paid off the wbo to rank this bum.

comment by LacedUp, on 01-20-2014
[QUOTE=IronDanHamza]This fight is such a joke. Sick of hearing sh*t HWs talk like this we had Harrison with Haye, Charr was talking, I think Wach was and now this clown.[/QUOTE] Wach wasn't bad. He just said he was confident. Now, the funniest thing was when Wlad likened Mormeck to Tyson, on...

comment by LacedUp, on 01-20-2014
[QUOTE=yoz]He stands a chance. It must be difficult for Wlad to get up/be motivated for this fight.[/QUOTE] Even the supposedly drugged up Wlad from the first Brewster fight would deal with Leapai in 2 rounds should he want to. This time around he might wish to extend the beating for the ...

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