Sam Peter vs. Vitali Klitschko Deal is Reached

By Mark Vester

It was reported by Steve Kim of that a deal has been reached for WBC heavyweight champion Sam Peter to defend his title against mandatory challenger Vitali Klitschko.

Shelly Finkel, adviser for Klitschko, told Kim that both sides reached an agreement on Thursday afternoon. According to Finkel, the fight will take place before October 11. The site has not been finalized, but Germany and Nigeria were said to be possibilities.

Klitschko, retired since 2005 and inactive since 2004, announced his return to the ring last January.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by edgarg on 05-11-2008

[QUOTE=BetterthanSugar;3468809]Vitali should have had to fight in a elimnatior atleast before this fight was made. How do you take four years off come back and get a shot at the belt. Not to mention Peter has been getting jerked by…

Comment by BetterthanSugar on 05-11-2008

Vitali should have had to fight in a elimnatior atleast before this fight was made. How do you take four years off come back and get a shot at the belt. Not to mention Peter has been getting jerked by…

Comment by edgarg on 05-10-2008

We all seem to forget that Peter actually was interim champ, and got his fight with the champion-Maskaev- which he won, and NOW is getting his big money fight. Also he was offered 3 mill to step aside so that…

Comment by WLAD OWNS on 05-10-2008

[QUOTE=Hitman932;3465621]cant wait to see the odds on this fight![/QUOTE] I am thinking Peter may be the favorite because of Vitali's long ass layoff and injury problems....If that's the case I will be betting top dollar on Vitali to KO Peter.

Comment by Hitman932 on 05-10-2008

cant wait to see the odds on this fight!

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