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Weights: Klitschko 240-Pounds, Chagaev 225-Pounds

WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO WEIGHS IN AT 240 POUNDS, RUSLAN CHAGAEV TIPS THE SCALES AT 225 POUNDS FOR SATURDAY’S HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

The official weigh-in for the Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight championship defense of his IBF/IBO/WBO heavyweight titles against WBA “champion in recess” Ruslan Chagaev took place on Friday at Karstadt Sports, the biggest dealer of sporting goods in Dortmund, and it was open to the public. The final workout on Wednesday at the Mercedes Center in Essen was also attended by the public.

Ring announcer extraordinaire Michael Buffer called the contestants to the scale, with 2,000 spectators cheering in delight.

The weights were announced as follows:

Chagaev´s weight was 102 Kilos (225 Pounds), while Wladimir tipped the scales at 109 Kilos (240 Pounds).

Both fighters looked sharp and determined in front of the enthusiastic crowd, Klitschko impressed with his ripped and muscular physique, and flexing a double-biceps pose for the crowd.

The fight will be broadcast worldwide. In Germany hosting channel will be RTL, ESPN Classic will broadcast the fight in the US and Setanta covers in the UK.
 
Klitschko, who hails from Kiev, Ukraine and fights out of Germany, has a ring record of 52-3, with 46 victories coming by way of knockout. Chagaev, the southpaw born in Uzbekistan and now residing in Hamburg, is 25-0 with 17 KO’s and one draw.

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Comment by Klitschko2011 on 06-20-2009

Comment by beez721 on 06-19-2009

[QUOTE=Radical;5533282][img]http://espn-i.starwave.com/media/apphoto/9d23c505-42e1-431e-abc8-04d27c6e9395.jpg[/img] his biceps are crazy![/QUOTE] lol,,they look bigger than his damn waist

Comment by The Underboss on 06-19-2009

[img]http://espn-i.starwave.com/media/apphoto/9d23c505-42e1-431e-abc8-04d27c6e9395.jpg[/img] his biceps are crazy!

Comment by Enayze on 06-19-2009

[QUOTE=PROD;5531620]This is the least interesting heavyweight championship fight... maybe ever.[/QUOTE] Fres Oquendo vs John Ruiz? Chris Byrd vs Davaryl Williamson? Fres Oquendo vs Chris Byrd? Just to name some, were far less interesting. This is actually very interesting because the…

Comment by NakiFan on 06-19-2009

Its no wonder Wlad looks so much taller in the face of, HE HAS SOCKS ON! lol joking btw

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