Date Nov 10, 2012
Time 4:30PM ET
Broadcast EpixHD
Title Ring Magazine (Lineal)
Division Heavyweight
Rounds 12
Venue O2 World Arena
Place Hamburg, Germany
Promotions K2 Promotions
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KLITSCHKO DESTROYS WACH IN ONE-SIDED CONTEST; WINS 12 ROUND UNANIMOUS DECISION.
WACH HAS AN IRON CHIN AND ROCKED WLAD IN ROUND 5 BUT THAT WAS HIS ONLY MOMENT.

VIDEO  HIGHLIGHTS BELOW
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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)

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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.

Facts
  • 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.

  Rankings  

Wladimir Klitschko is rated No.1 in the heavyweight division and is the current RING Champion

Wach is rated #14 WBA and #15 WBO. He's not in the RING's top 10. 

  Undercard  

The telecast and live stream will feature Robert Helenius vs the tough and battle-tested veteran Sherman Williams, live from the Helsinki Ice Hall in Helsinki, Finland

  PPV Info  

Klitschko vs Wach

  Fight Video  

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