Advertisement
Advertisement

Wladimir Klitschko Offered 5 Million Euro To Face Huck

The big Cruiserweight Title Fight between current WBO-Champion Marco Huck and challenger Firat Arslan in Halle/Westphalia, Germany, is just days away. But already Kalle Sauerland and event organizer Ralf Weber are working on the next Mega-Fight. After Henry Maske, Axel Schulz and Marco Huck 36-year-old Wladimir Klitschko could be the next big name to appear at the Gerry Weber Stadion. The offer to the Heavyweight World Champion: 5 Mio. Euros! Wladimir's opponent: Marco Huck!

But why? Kalle Sauerland: "Bernd Boente, Klitschko's manager, has been talking to Marco directly about the possibility of fighting Klitschko. Now we have used the official channels to approach them with an offer." And the Klitschko-Camp did not take long to respond. After just 20 minutes they declined the offer! "Of course, we are now excepting them to come up with a counter offer. We are always willing to hold personal talks to discuss the terms for such a fight. Then we will see if they will actually put their money where their mouth is. We definitely want to make this fight happen."

Klitschko versus Huck - perhaps the fight the heavyweight division has been waiting for. "We have been working with the Sauerlands for 18 years now and been hosting great fight nights at the Gerry Weber Stadion. A fight between Huck and Klitscko would be the absolute highlight. We will do everything possible to make this fight happen," said Ralf Weber, General Manager of the Gerry Weber Stadion.

Weber and Sauerland have come up with a financial plan to support the Mega-Fight. Weber: "We have made a serious offer to the Klitschko-Management, which we believe should make everyone involved happy."

WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck: "I am very grateful to the Weber's and Sauerland's for trying to give me this opportunity. I will prove to everybody that I am ready for the Klitschkos."

But before that, Huck needs to win against Firat Arslan. When a possible match-up with Wladimir Klitschko could be possible has not been disclosed at this point of time. Before such fight the current WBA Super Champion Wladimir Klitschko has to take on WBA Regular Champion Alexander Povetkin before the end of February 2012, as ordered by the WBA. Weber: "We would also be interested to stage that fight in Halle/Westphalia. The winner could face Marco Huck."

Tickets for the fight on November 3 can be purchased at www.eventim.de and www.gerryweber-world.de .

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Pirao on 11-02-2012

[URL="http://www.boxingscene.com/klitschko-brothers-making-heavy-financial-killing--22496"]http://www.boxingscene.com/klitschko-brothers-making-heavy-financial-killing--22496[/URL] Klitschkos make 7-10 million per fight, why would they accept Sauerland's low ball offer?

Comment by 4Corners on 11-02-2012

Fighting Huck is at least legit. He arguably beat Povetkin. It's better than fighting Wach.

Comment by joe strong on 11-01-2012

i think most of us agree huck beat povetkin. so i guess huck being in the picture isn't off base. 5 million euros & 3 million from tv deal so that's some good coin but tv contracts i just read…

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 11-01-2012

[QUOTE=Medved;12659035]Wlad just signed a deal for 5m euro a fight just for the TV contract with RTL, that doesnt include all the other stuff he gets a cut off. So good try, oh and you dont call the shots Sauderland,…

Comment by Medved on 11-01-2012

Wlad just signed a deal for 5m euro a fight just for the TV contract with RTL, that doesnt include all the other stuff he gets a cut off. So good try, oh and you dont call the shots Sauderland,…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (16)
Top Headlines Rey Ojeda Shocks Puerto Rico With Retirement Announcement Thurman-Porter Makes Working Weekend Worth The Wrangling Cotto vs. Marquez Negotiations Continue To Play Out Hurd: I Didn’t Want to Force the Stoppage After Dropping Molina Joshua Warns Wilder: Focus on Arreola, I'll Be To America Soon Photos/Weights: Edner Cherry vs Lydell Rhodes, Douglas-Collado 30 Day Weights: Crawford 150.4-Pounds, Postol 145.5-Pounds Bob Arum Details Top Rank's Plans in China Examining the Keith Thurman-Shawn Porter Scorecards Golovkin-Eubank Moves Closer After 'Very Positive' Talks in London Povetkin's Promoter: No Interim-Fight, Wilder Shot By Year's End Thurman-Porter: Highest Barclays Boxing Gate, 2nd Largest Crowd Roach Embraces Pacquiao-Broner: We'd Go For The Knockout! Juan Diaz: Win Over Vazquez Takes Me One Step Closer To Title Terence Crawford Special Debuts on HBO, July 9th Oscar Molina: I'll Come Back From Loss to Jarrett Hurd Froch: If Eubank Faces Golovkin in September - I'd Be Shocked Brook: After Vargas - I Need To Get in There With Keith Thurman! Ivan Baranchyk, Tommy Morrison's Son Win Big in Miami Pablo Cesar Cano-Alfonso Gomez Set For July 15, Gibson is Out Thurman: Porter Isn't Top Two, But He Remains Marquee at 147 Golovkin vs. Eubank: Hearn Aims To Finalize Deal in 48-72 Hours Tommy Langford-Ronny Gabel Set For July 16th in Cardiff Postol, Roach Reflect Back on Knocking Lucas Matthysse Out Frank Warren: Liam Smith Has Very Good Shot To Beat Canelo! Vargas To Kell Brook: I Already Signed, Let's Get This Over With! Thurman Wants To Keep Fighting on Free TV, Not on Pay-Per-View Froch: Golovkin Rejected Terms, I'd Walk Through DeGale in 5 or 6 Casey Ramos Faces Paredes on Top Rank Bill, 7/16 on UniMas Joseph Parker Embraces Anthony Joshua Title Fight For The Fall Mayweather Admits: For The 'Right Price' I Might Come Back! Mikaela Lauren-Klara Svensson Showdown Set For Sept. 10 Mayweather Backs Golden Boy's Decision on Canelo-Golovkin Freddie Roach Feels Albert Pagara Could Be Future World Champ "Fighting Words" - Keith Thurman: Once Upon A "One Time" Golovkin vs. Eubank Deal Hangs in The Balance Over Sky Money Deontay Wilder To Anthony Joshua: Why Wait? Let's Fight Now! Photos: Mayweather Hits BET Awards, Laila Ali Honors Father Video: Peter Quillin Discusses The Future of His Career Thurman: Porter Was Good With Pressure But Wasn't Effective
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement