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Oquendo Claims Talks are Ongoing For Wladimir Klitschko

By Rey Colon

Puerto Rican heavyweight Fres Oquendo (35-7 and 23 KO's) stated that discussions are ongoing for a fight against IBO/WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (50 KOs and a 59-3 record) on April 6th in Hanover. There had been mentions of Wladimir facing Olympic gold medal winner Odlanier Solis, but the Cuban's promoter says the negotiations fell apart.

"They wanted to give the opportunity to Solis. He is not tested but I am. My manager is working on that and it is possible that in the end I could face Wladimir on April 6. I am training to get in the best condition to take his head off," Oquendo said.

"He saw me sparring with his brother Vitali, when he was preparing for the fight with Tomasz Adamek, and I was putting my hands on him. And maybe that is why [he wasn't giving me the opportunity]. But we hope that we can get the fight for April 6."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Barry Halls on 02-06-2013

[QUOTE=boxingchef;12998037]100% NOT TRUE. Never even talked to Oquendo[/QUOTE] thank god! Good info. Please keep posting as you're probably the guy on BS with the most inside info about K2.

Comment by Barry Halls on 02-06-2013

If he fight Oquendo he's on my ****list for a good while. Solis i'm "ok" with. Oquendo fight is a joke.

Comment by LacedUp on 02-06-2013

[QUOTE=boxingchef;12999306]LOL. Yeah, thats me:biggthump 1st guy on wlads right holding WBO belt[/QUOTE] Good to have you posting on here! Hopefully you can clarify some of the things we're discussing.

Comment by boxingchef on 02-05-2013

[QUOTE=HooksInYou;12999262]Hey CHEF, I saw you on the Klitschko documentary.:beerchug: Freind request and rep sent:biggthump Come to mention it, you might even be in the avatar. Are you?[/QUOTE] LOL. Yeah, thats me:biggthump 1st guy on wlads right holding WBO belt

Comment by White_Knight on 02-05-2013

Hey CHEF, I saw you on the Klitschko documentary.:beerchug: Freind request and rep sent:biggthump Come to mention it, you might even be in the avatar. Are you?

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