WACH HAS AN IRON CHIN AND ROCKED WLAD IN ROUND 5 BUT THAT WAS HIS ONLY MOMENT.
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS BELOW
Date: Saturday, Nov 10, 2012
Klitschko vs Wach Time: 5:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 p.m. London / 11:00 p.m. Deutschland
Channel / Broadcast: EPIX (U.S.), RTL (Deutschland)
IBF/WBA/WBO/IBO and „The Ring Magazine" World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko will defend his titles against Mariusz Wach (Poland) at o2 World Hamburg, Germany, on November 10.
- A First: It is the first time the 6'6 Klitschko has ever rumbled with a taller opponent.
- 8 Years: It will also be the first fight since 2004 that Klitschko will not have Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel Steward in his corner.
- Tribute: The telecast will include a tribute to Steward who passed away on October 25.
- New Trainer: Lineal heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is being trained by Jonathan Banks for his November 10th title defense against Mariusz Wach. Banks, who will also serve as Klitschko's chief second on fight night, will replace long-time trainer Emanuel Steward, who passed away
- Streak: Wladimir Klitschko is on a 16 fight win streak
- Mismatch?: many see Klitschko vs Wach as a virtual mismatch, insisting the champion is far too poised, polished and skillful for the Polish challenger
- Title Defenses: Klitschko vs Wach will serve as Wlad's 6th defense of the RING Magazine/Lineal title and his 12th world title defense since starting his second reign in April 2006. It will be his 18th defense overall.