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Photos: Wladimir Klitschko, Tony Thompson Face To Face

IBF/IBO/WBO/WBA world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (R) faces opponent Tony Thompson of the United States in front of a Swiss flag during a press conference on in Bern ahead of their boxing fight on July 7 at the Stade de Suisse stadium. Klitschko (57-3, 50KOs) previously knocked out Thompson (36-2, 24KOs) out in the eleventh round in 2008. Thompson later became the IBF's mandatory challenger, which allowed him to force the rematch. The two fighters decided to make the fight on neutral ground, with Germany and the United States being ruled out.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ShoulderRoll on 05-08-2012

Are you suggesting that Wlad beating Tony Thompson doesn't cement his status as an all time great? :lol1:

Comment by JAB5239 on 05-08-2012

[QUOTE=New England;12100582]laid him out neatly. thompson took a nap on the canvas. it was a bad fight zero competition the fact that it's being rematched is frankly pretty embarrassing[/QUOTE] Just goes to show the state of the division. I always…

Comment by Tiozzo on 05-08-2012

Thompson will be put to sleep, and so will be the fans.

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 05-08-2012

Horrible fight.

Comment by UndefeatedJimmy on 05-08-2012

This is another pointless fight. And the epitome for why boxing is not a mainstream sport.

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