Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/21/11

HANOVER, GERMANY - JUNE 3: Promoter Don King looks on during the WBA World Heavyweight Championship fight between Nikolay Valuev of Russia and Owen Beck of Jamaica at the Tui Arena on June 3, 2006 in Hanover, Germany. Nikolay Valuev defeated Owen Beck by technical knockout in the third round. (Photo by Ronny Hartmann/Bongarts/Getty Images).
As if being 6-foot-7 weren’t noticeable enough, Mariusz Wach has even more difficulty maintaining a low profile within the Polish community these days after knocking out Kevin McBride to win the World Boxing Council (WBC) International heavyweight title in July. “People recognize me now when they see me outside of the ring,” Wach said. “The fans have been great. That fight gave me a lot of media publicity. “That being said,” he added, “I have now become very busy, and I’m trying my hardest to keep control of my training as a fighter and maintain my relationship with my fans.” Even with his newfound celebrity status, the undefeated heavyweight from Krakow (now fighting out of North Bergen, N.J.) remains as humble and focused as ever as he prepares for his latest challenge, a 12-round title defense Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 against former world champion Oliver McCall in the main event of Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports’ “November Reign” professional boxing show at th
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