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Vitali Klitschko Promises To Stop Juan Carlos Gomez

By Mark Vester

At a recent media event in Stuttgart, Germany, WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko told mandatory challenger Juan Carlos Gomez that he plans to knock him out cold. They clash on March 21 at the Hans-Martin-Schleyer hall in Stuttgart. ESPN has picked up the rights to televise the fight in the United States.

Klitschko told Gomez that it might be hard - but he will hit the deck.

"You are difficult to send to the floor but I'll manage it," Klitschko said. Gomez replied to some media laughter by telling the champion "you talk too much."

The two fighters have a history, sparring together when they were under the same German-based promotional banner. Gomez won a final elimination bout against Vladimir Virchis last September to get the Klitschko shot.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BoxerX on 02-03-2009

[QUOTE=~Tunney;4694741]JC Gomez has a shady promoter, Ahmed Oner. With Oner, there's always the possibility of something crooked happening. Remember when Oner rang the bell when his fighter was hurt against Danny Williams, and how the ref helped his fighter get…

Comment by The Hammer on 02-03-2009

JC Gomez has a shady promoter, Ahmed Oner. With Oner, there's always the possibility of something crooked happening. Remember when Oner rang the bell when his fighter was hurt against Danny Williams, and how the ref helped his fighter get…

Comment by mrlopez on 02-03-2009

[QUOTE=Enayze;4692870]On the contrary, with Vitali's elevated confidence and mentality, Lewis probably wouldn't have seen it past 5 rounds in the rematch.[/QUOTE] Lewis would have been in shape and beat the shit out of Big Bro Clit in a rematch, only…

Comment by Davros? on 02-03-2009

Gomez is skilled he is a bit up and down though against Virchis he looked good and he looked very good against Sinan Samil Sam, but he looked very average in his first fight against McCall I don’t know if…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 02-03-2009

Gomez is far from a slouch.....Vitali knows him well though and the same could be said for Gomez.....he knows Vitali well also so it will be a good fight.........to add to this drama, Gomez is the father of Vitali's trainer…

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