Photos: Klitschko Looks Up at Big Wach, Tension Erupts
Wladimir Klitschko (58-3, 51 KOs) and Mariusz Wach (27-0, 15 KOs) participated today in the fight week press conference at the Google Germany HQ in Hamburg to talk about their fight on November 10. IBF, WBA, WBO, and IBO Heavyweight Champion Klitschko and his undefeated Polish contender Wach will face off next Saturday at the o2 World Arena Hamburg, Germany.
Wladimir Klitschko: “It took quite a time and I have put a huge effort in getting these belts. I am 100 per cent prepared to defend my titles again and I know what I will be facing in the ring on Saturday. I will defend the titles that I won together with Emanuel Steward.”
Mariusz Wach: “I know it will be a very difficult fight but I am prepared for anything. If it’s gonna be 12 rounds, I am prepared, if it’s gonna be a technical fight I am prepared. I will do anything to get Klitschko’s titles. This fight will be very special and will be memorized by the boxing fans.”
Bernd Bönte: “Together we are creating great shows and neither the brothers nor myself can think of a better TV partner than RTL.”
KMG and RTL have been working together very successfully for six years already. In 21 fights the brothers always left the ring victorious, drawing TV crowds of up to 16 million viewers only in Germany.
During the press conference it was also announced that Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko, the two World Heavyweight Champions, will continue to have their fights on German TV station RTL. Bernd Bönte, Managing Director of Klitschko Management Group GmbH, and RTL Sports Chief Manfred Loppe signed a new contract for five further fights, regardless of which brother enters the ring.
[QUOTE=Tmann400;12670045][B]Don't be fulled by Wach's KO percentage, he is a MASSIVE puncher[/B], it's just that earlier in his career his technique was not as good and he wasn't able to land as accurately, but in recent fights he has improved…Comment by Tobi.G on 11-06-2012
[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;12669167] Wach fights like an old man. Most of his height resides in his legs. lol.[/QUOTE] Im sure Wach will be better than ever but i still cant see him beating Wlad.Comment by Tobi.G on 11-06-2012
[QUOTE=BoxingGenius27;12668902]Wlad looks very tense. Normally he's calm, quiet and collective. Based off these pics, he's seems like the aggressor, like he feels the need to "intimidate" Wach. I don't know, maybe it's the passing of Steward and he's nervous. It…Comment by T.Horton on 11-06-2012
[QUOTE=Derranged;12671717]I can't imagine him landing anything good on Wlad if he fights like that.[/QUOTE]if i were to guess, it will be a left hook that gets him. is right hand is horribly low and inactive.Comment by Derranged on 11-06-2012
[QUOTE=ThePhantom5;12669167] Wach fights like an old man. Most of his height resides in his legs. lol.[/QUOTE] I can't imagine him landing anything good on Wlad if he fights like that.Post a Comment/View More User Comments (74)