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W. Klitschko: If No Deal, We'll Move On Without Povetkin

By Ruslan Chikov

WBO/IBO/WBA/IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko (60-3, 51 KOs) is ready to move forward, without Alexander Povetkin (26-0, 18 KOs), if the two sides are unable to reach an agreement by the WBA's deadline date of June 7th. The fight is scheduled for October 5th in Moscow, Russia.

There is a still a dispute over which organization will be used to test both boxers for performance enhancing drugs. Klitschko wants to use NADA [Nationale Anti Doping Agentur], based in Germany - while Povetkin's side wants to use RUSADA [Russian Anti-Doping Agency], which the Klitschko side rejected. Both NADA and RUSADA are affiliated with WADA [World Anti-Doping Agency]. There are other outstanding issues that need to be resolved .

"The contract has not yet been signed. There are still a lot of points remaining [in the contract] and because of that we can not move forward [with the fight]. At this point there are still too many questions that have no answers from the team of Alexander Povetkin. From our side, all of the answers have been provided in connection to the contract. There is a good verbal communication, but when it comes to the legal side those issues are there. I hope we get beyond this stage, and the contract is signed. If we don't sign it, then we will move on without Povetkin," Wladimir told Reklama.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DreamFighter on 06-04-2013

[QUOTE=yoz;13448534]Sure, perhaps Wladimir should give Has-been Rahman another shot. Isn't he ranked in the top 15 by one organisation? There needs to be competition at all levels of the division.[/QUOTE] Rahman back when he was fairly good, yes but not…

Comment by yoz on 06-04-2013

[QUOTE=DreamFighter;13448524]yes, if you feel Pianeta is suitable for the crown, then every fighter above Pianeta must surely qualify too. Pianeta must be ranked about 100th in the world judging by his shambles performance the other month, so there must be…

Comment by HeroBando on 06-04-2013

[QUOTE=DreamFighter;13448520]Ustinov, the oldie MMA? LOL. Dimitrenko.... oh hang on, he lost to midgetboy Eddie Chambers the cruiser. hmmm.[/QUOTE] So how do you know these guys and not the guy that stopped them? Anyway, be constructive for a second. Who should…

Comment by yoz on 06-04-2013

[QUOTE=DreamFighter;13448520]Ustinov, the oldie MMA? LOL. Dimitrenko.... oh hang on, he lost to midgetboy Eddie Chambers the cruiser. hmmm.[/QUOTE] Yeah, that's all true. See, it makes no sense. There is an 'easy' route to a mandatory/title shot, yet no contenders are…

Comment by DreamFighter on 06-04-2013

[QUOTE=HeroBando;13448510]do you have any names then? people wlad should be fighting?[/QUOTE] yes, if you feel Pianeta is suitable for the crown, then every fighter above Pianeta must surely qualify too. Pianeta must be ranked about 100th in the world judging…

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