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Szpilka To Help W. Klitschko in Camp For Thompson

By Luke Furman

Undefeated Polish heavyweight prospect Artur Szpilka (10-0, 8 KOs) has confirmed that he will join the upcoming training camp of WBO/WBA/IBO/IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko (57-3, 50 KOs). Szpilka told the Polish Times that he plans to join Wladimir's camp as a sparring partner for a period of two weeks in the month of June.

Wladimir defends his title against Tony Thompson (36-2, 24KOs) in a rematch scheduled for July 7th in Switzerland.

"It's all confirmed. I'm going there on June 10th for two weeks. I will help Klitschko with his preparations for the fight with Tony Thompson."

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org