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Last July, in Hamburg, Germany, Wladimir Klitschko (56-3, 49 KOs) was set to take on his biggest challenge. It was the biggest fight the division had seen in the new millennium. Former cruiserweight champion David Haye had goaded Klitschko into what was sure to be the most important fight in the younger brother's career. It would be his defining moment against what was sure to be his most formidable and dangerous opponent. A rarity in modern times, the fight was being televised on HBO. Really! There was a certain kind of crispness in the air, something akin to electricity. The fervor harked back to the kind found in the division circa the 1970s or the 1990s -- heavyweight boxing's glory days. Fight fans had a skip in their step that day. They were ready to witness the heavyweight event they had long missed since Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis ruled the division oh-so long ago. Older fight fans were hoping to relive the days of Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and ...
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