Originally written on Sports by Colin  |  Last updated 9/22/14

DUESSELDORF, GERMANY - JANUARY 28: Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine looks on during a press conference for his WBO Heavyweight Championship fight against Eddie Chambers of USA at the Esprit Arena on January 28, 2010 in Duesseldorf, Germany. The Championship fight will take place at the Esprit Arena on March 20, 2010 in Duesseldorf. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)
The Ring, WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and Italian challenger Francesco Pianeta tipped the scales today for their match tomorrow night at the SAP Arena in Mannheim, Germany. The 6-foot-6 Klitschko (59-3, 51 KOs), who most recently fought in November with a brutal shutout decision victory over “The Viking” Mariusz Wach, weighed 249 pounds. Comparatively, the 6-foot-5 Pianeta (28-0-1, 15 KOs), who last vacated the squared circle on November 16 after embarrassing Argentinean Nelson Dario Dominguez in a first round TKO demolition, went 240 pounds. As the banging companion of Hayden Panettiere, the 37-year-old Klitschko is … Continue reading →
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