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Wladimir Klitschko's Surgery Cancels Fight With Mormeck

By Alexey Sukachev

According to Berndt Boente,  manager of the Klitschko brothers, Wladimir's fight versus former cruiserweight king Jean-Mark Mormeck, which was scheduled to take place this coming Saturday night in Germany, is now off.

"Wladimir is very disappointed about this cancellation", commented Boente, "Wladimir is crushed and ruined as he did everything he could to give a show to his loyal, beloved fans. But the pain is too much to overcome at this moment. We have no other choice but to cancel the event".

IBF/WBO/WBA/IBO world heavyweight champion had surgery to remove a kidney stone on Saturday. He was forced to spend the entire day at the hospital with a high temparature and imflammation.

"Wladimir shouldn't fight any time soon", confirmed German urologist Peter Albertz during the presser in Dusseldorf, dedicated to an unfortunate turn of events. "Anyone who sustains two surgeries in a span of less than 24 hours, needs considerable time to rest."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TaurusJ27 on 12-05-2011

I didn't think that the fight was going to happen when it was first announced he went to the hospital.

Comment by cupocity303 on 12-05-2011

[QUOTE=StrangerInTown;11521411]When we look at the losses Vlad has suffered, it would have been great to have seen him against Frazier, Quarry, Lyle, Jimmy Young or of course, Iron Mike. [SIZE="3"]He was fortunate to have been born in the age of…

Comment by cupocity303 on 12-05-2011

[QUOTE=The Devil;11520341]Them steroids are murder on the kidneys. What a twat.....he expects David Haye to fight with broken foot bones then he pulls out of fights like a Gutless Turd when the steroids make his kidneys tingle.[/QUOTE] [SIZE="3"]You idiot. Anyone…

Comment by StrangerInTown on 12-05-2011

When we look at the losses Vlad has suffered, it would have been great to have seen him against Frazier, Quarry, Lyle, Jimmy Young or of course, Iron Mike. He was fortunate to have been born in the age of…

Comment by Hayehammer on 12-05-2011

[QUOTE=Freedom.;11520238]Interestingly, he had 58 pro fights from 1996 to late 2010 without ever needing to cancel or delay a fight because of injury. I wonder if age and all those training camps, fights, and sparring may be causing his body…

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