By Edward Chaykovsky

The World Boxing Organization has ordered WBO/IBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51KOs) to face mandatory challenger Alex Leapai (30-4-3, 24KOs). The two sides have 30 days to reach an agreement before the fight receives a purse bid date. Leapai shook up the division on November 23rd in Bamberg, Germany - when he scored a dominating upset ten round unanimous decision over previously undefeated WBO 1# contender Denis Boytsov of Russia.