Klitschko Eyes November U.S. Return: Mitchell or Arreola

By Luke Furman

WBA/WBO/IBF/IBO heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko (57-3, 50 KOs) is ready to go with his upcoming rematch against Tony Thompson on July 7th in Berne, but he won't rule out the possibility of returning to the United States, possibly in the month of November. He has two opponents in mind for November, Seth Mitchell (24-0-1, 18 KOs) or Chris Arreola (35-2, 30 KOs). Wladimir has not fought in the United States in February 2008, when he dominated Sultran Ibragimov in New York's Madison Square Garden.

"[After Thompson] I'm going to return to the ring once again [in 2012], probably in November. At this moment we can not talk about specific dates or opponents, but I won't not rule out the possibility of this fight taking place in the United States. There are two interesting players - Seth Mitchell and Chris Arreola, who after losing to my brother managed to once again return to the forefront," Klitschko said.

Luke Furman covers boxing for

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Invincible on 04-27-2012

[QUOTE=-Antonio-;12048966]Arreola is big tough and unskilled enough to make it an entertaining fight. Still been a while since wlad was really pushed out of his comfort zone. At least Arreola will try to make it a brawl and willingly get…

Comment by Jack Napier on 04-27-2012

forget Mitchell, too soon for him Arreola never stopped trying while Vit was killing him he'll make Wlad fight and it could be entertaining can't see Arreola winning but that's Wlad's best opponent for now he needs a crowd friendly…

Comment by -Antonio- on 04-27-2012

Arreola is big tough and unskilled enough to make it an entertaining fight. Still been a while since wlad was really pushed out of his comfort zone. At least Arreola will try to make it a brawl and willingly get…

Comment by 1mb11 on 04-26-2012

Arreola or Mitchell, Lol. Does HBO mean Haymon Boxing Network? I hope not! Odd how those are the two guys.

Comment by Light_Speed on 04-26-2012

He creams both but Arreola should be first.

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