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 Last update:  2/5/2012       Read more by Ruslan Chikov         
   
Wladimir Klitschko Plans To Fight Three Times in 2012
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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.

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comment by Mikhnienko, on 02-14-2012
[QUOTE=nomadman]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 him? Nothing, but fulfil a contractual oblig...

comment by Superflo777, on 02-14-2012
[QUOTE=nomadman]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 him from anoyone that seeks to belittle him or his choice ...

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 shape Arreola to challenge Wlad later this year. Klitschko's could rightly retire, but they wont.

comment by Pirao, on 02-06-2012
[QUOTE=nomadman]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 him? Nothing, but fulfil a contractual oblig...

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