Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 6/29/14

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 18: Ruslan Chagaev of Uzbekistan celebrates after winning the WBA World Championship Heavyweight fight against John Ruiz of USA at the Burgwaechter Castello on November 18, 2006 in Dusseldorf, Germany. (Photo by Vladimir Rys/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Universum CEO Kluch is planning a bout for Ruslan Chagaev after his defeat in the World Championship bout against Alexander Povetkin. Heavyweight Ruslan Chagaev,27-2-1 (17), is reputed to get back in the ring this year, staying busy after the defeat and working his way back into contention. The Uzbek said after his defeat against Povetkin that he wants to fight once more this year. "For me it is regardless of whether boxing eight or ten rounds. All I want is fighting. I need the practice. Next year, I want to rise in the official rankings to get a new World Championship bout. I absolutely want to fight this year", said Chagaev. His Promoter will host an another event this year, not at the Training and Eventlocation DIMA Sport-Center, but rather outside of Hamburg. Universum CEO Waldemar Kluch consults Chagaev and will plan a bout for him. "We would like to give Ruslan the opportunity to fight again and warmly recommend him for a World Championship bout. We are planning with Ruslan. ...
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