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Wladimir Klitschko Plans To Fight Three Times in 2012

By Ruslan Chikov

IBO/WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (56-3, 49KOs) is planning to fight three times in 2012. He already has a unified defense scheduled for March 3rd in Dusseldorf, against former cruiserweight champion Jean-Marc Mormeck (36-4, 22KOs). Klitschko will then meet his mandatory obligation against the IBF's number one ranked challenger, Tony Thompson. Klitschko previously stopped Thompson (36-2, 24KOs) in eleven rounds in 2008. The Thompson rematch will happen on July 7th or July 14th, according to Wladimir. After those two fights are resolved, Wladimir would like to have his third appearance of the year in the month of October.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mikhnienko on 02-14-2012

[QUOTE=nomadman;11752743]A fighter like Wlad has leverage on who he fights. If he's happy to fight Mormeck and Thompson, fine. But don't whine about people getting critical of this. This deserves criticism. What does beating old man Thompson again do for…

Comment by Superflo777 on 02-14-2012

[QUOTE=nomadman;11752000]Nothing happened to me. I've never been a blind hater or a blind nuthugger of anyone, and if Wlad takes on another quality opponent (like he has in the past in Ibragimov, Chambers, Byrd, Haye, Chagaev etc) then I'll defend…

Comment by Pinoy4ever on 02-06-2012

The problem is none of these fighters are at this level. Matter of fact who is there at the HW division?

Comment by Weltschmerz on 02-06-2012

It's really a damn shame there's nobody better out there to fight, this is it! The K bros are too good. Hoped for Haye to be a real danger, but then he 'retired'. Not much left maybe a hopefully in…

Comment by Pirao on 02-06-2012

[QUOTE=nomadman;11752743]A fighter like Wlad has leverage on who he fights. If he's happy to fight Mormeck and Thompson, fine. But don't whine about people getting critical of this. This deserves criticism. What does beating old man Thompson again do for…

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