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V. Klitschko in Likely Final Fight Against Charr on 9/1

WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko will face German Manuel Charr on September 1 in Kiev in what is set to be the last fight of his professional career.

Kilitschko (44-2) will be 41 by the time of the fight against the unbeaten 27-year-old and is expected to go full-time into politics in the Ukraine shortly afterwards, with parliamentary elections set for October 28.

It will be Klitschko's second fight in the country of his birth, and the first since 1998 when he knocked out Italian Francesco Spinelli in the first round.

A crowd of 70,000 is expected to watch Klitschko's farewell fight in the main football stadium in Ukraine.

The Syrian-born Charr is unbeaten with a 21-0 professional record.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ravens Fan on 06-08-2012

[QUOTE=JAB5239;12216968][FONT="Tahoma"][COLOR="Navy"] I can't say if he did or didn't hurt his hand, but its a common injury and almost every fighter will exaggerate it to excuse a weak showing. I've said for awhile that Haye is not a very good…

Comment by JAB5239 on 06-08-2012

[QUOTE=Ravens Fan;12216862]I just want to touch on Haye's supposed broken hand. I may have agreed with you if Haye had just stated after the fight that he thought that had broken his hand. But, that is not what happened. I…

Comment by Ravens Fan on 06-08-2012

[QUOTE=JAB5239;12216427][FONT="Tahoma"][COLOR="Navy"]We'll see what happens, but I think he'll go through with it. Haye is about the money and he'll make a pretty penny against a guy who's power shouldn't frighten him away.[/COLOR][/FONT][/QUOTE] I just want to touch on Haye's supposed…

Comment by JAB5239 on 06-08-2012

[QUOTE][QUOTE=Ravens Fan;12215538]Vitlai is a bit more than just a paper champion, but honestly that discussion is for another day. But, if you want my pick for a classic paper champ see Povetkin. Now that's a paper champ. With that said…

Comment by joe strong on 06-08-2012

[QUOTE=WladimirK;12213646]You only believe Vitali is ducking Haye, because you dislike the Klitschko's in general. Vitali never ducked anyone.[/QUOTE] it's just my opinion. everyone says haye ducked vitali. i remember he had a choice of fighting vitali for nothing but a…

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