Thursday, May 1, 2008

Wladimir Klitschko Looking Forward To Hamburg Return

This is a Google translation of an RTL article about Wladimir Klitschko looking forward to his return to Hamburg Germany when he fights Amercian Tony Thompson in July:

Wladimir Klitschko is looking forward to the return to the Elbe. In 1996 in Hamburg-Wandsbek I had my first professional fight. Now I come back ', said the boxing world heavyweight champion in the associations IBF, WBO and IBO at a press event in the Hanseatic city.

On 12 July defended the Ukrainians in the Color Line Arena his title against American Tony Thompson and stirred eleven weeks before the duel the love. The merging RTL television is the fight under the motto: 'The hero comes home' (The hero returns home).

In the case of permanent rain were both boxers by motorboat into a restaurant at the Hamburg Elbufer chauffiert. 'The weather was better. But the best thing about the people that he had the good weather in itself ', said Klitschko. The 32-year-old world champion, by 53 professional fights has won 50, goes from a clear victory over Thompson. 'I want to win early, so by K.o.' For the doctorate sports scientists is clear: 'Thompson boxes against the best man heavyweight. "

While preparing for the Wladimir Klitschko will fight his brother, Vitali, once again for the post of mayor in his home town of Kiev candidate. In September or October will Vitali Klitschko after a long break his comeback and the WBC title against Samuel Peter of Nigeria each other.

Thompson zollte respect while his rival, but said: "After the fight, I will be world champion." The 36-year-old American, of his 31 professional fights has lost only one, is the box audience in Germany. In July last year he had in a World Cup Ausscheid Luan Krasniqi in Hamburg from Rottweil through technical co in the fifth round defeats. 'The fight against Klitschko is the biggest challenge of my life', said Thompson.

TV channel RTL meanwhile informed of an extension of cooperation with the Klitschkos. About the duration of the contract, after the press conference was signed, both sides wanted no information. 'We want flexibility. The partner must be prepared at different times live transmission 'said Klitschko, who continue to struggle in the United States.

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