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Wladimir Says Oner Tried To Stop Handwraps Review

By Ruslan Chikov

According to IBO/WBO/IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, there was controversy even before the boxers stepped in the ring on Saturday night in Cologne, Germany. Wladimir says promoter Ahmet Oner of Arena Box was trying to prevent him from entering Odlanier Solis' dressing room to watch the Cuban fighter getting his hands wrapped. The contract grants permission to a member of each camp to enter the opposing dressing room to watch the boxer get his hands wrapped. Wladimir was camp member selected by his older brother, WBC champion Vitali Klitschko.

After some backroom arguing, Wladimir was granted permission to enter the dressing room. Even at the official weigh-in there was a dispute over the gloves. Solis' trainer wanted to use gloves that were outside of the agreed brand in the fight contract.

The fight itself had more controversy when Vitali knocked Solis down with a right hand and the Cuban boxer injured his knee and couldn't continue beyond the first round of the fight.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Bierstadt on 03-22-2011

[QUOTE=gingeralbino;10267019]im just imagining Haye and Booth when Vitali tries to get into the dressing room before he fights Wlad. Its just a shame they'll be expecting it, it would be better if that was a surprise[/QUOTE] Haye will feint right…

Comment by BrooklynBomber on 03-22-2011

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;10267146]I hope Haye includes all of this in the contract that way there is no controversy. It would be nice if he makes the Klitschko that he fights take Olympic style drug testing too.[/QUOTE] But that will mean he will…

Comment by Chillman on 03-21-2011

The Klitschkos ALWAYS send the other brother to oversee the opponent's hand wrapping, that's old news and shouldn't surprise anyone. And Wlad is right, Öner and Solis' trainer tried to play mind games right before the fight, it was shown…

Comment by ChopperRead on 03-21-2011

Oner is a crook, a liar, a charlatan, and a bozo. Maybe he was going to do a little Margarito-style handwrapping for Solis. If SpongeBob ever wants to resurrect his career, he should start by firing Oner.

Comment by ChopperRead on 03-21-2011

[QUOTE=Die Antwoord;10267175]Haye fear olympics style drug testing and has said numerous times he fears needles, but he has let 20 guys anal him. Povetkin tried the OSDT thing on Wlad...Wlad immediately said sure thing, if you werent a retard you…

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