It official! David Haye and Wladimir Klitschko confirmed the date of unification, which will be held Mens Polo Ralph Lauren T Shirts
on July 2, in the football stadium of Hamburg, Germany. The battle will take place in a region with partisan Klitschko.
The Klitschko Management Group revealed on Wednesday that a deal had been reached using the 57,000seater stadium to Adidas Jeremy Scott Wings Buy Uk
stage the bout, which is expected to be shown in more than 150 countries.
"We all very happy that this mega fight has finally been confirmed," said Klitschko manager Bernd Boente.
"I think the capability will be something in Buy Michael Kors Handbags Australia
that range because while we have more seats on the pitch, we are losing some seats due to the huge rigging, etc."
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their differences aside to exchange contracts last month, with only the date and venue to be decided.
Either June 25 or July 2 were favourites while several European Nike Cortez Uk
venues were reportedly within the running to host the blockbuster clash, including Monaco and Switzerland.
However, Germany where the pair nearly fought two years ago before Haye pulled out with a back injury was always the most likely country to host the event with Klitschko having made nearly all his title defences there.
"We had different choices and held negotiations far away," Boente added. "Switzerland was in play, Ukraine and various options in Germany. Klitschko heads to Hamburg on July 2nd
World heavyweight champions David Hayemaker Haye and Wladimir Klitschko will officially collide and attempt to unify WBA/IBF/WBO and IBO championships on Saturday, July 2nd at the 57,000capacity Imtech Arena in Hamburg, Germany.
The hardhitting heavyweights have eyed up each other for the best part of three years now, now confirmation finally pairs them together in the hope of bringing clarity to boxing marquee division.
"It great to finally find out the date and venue," said WBA titleholder Haye, 251 (23 KO) in his professional career. "I been training for this fight since the end Supra Society White
of 2010 and it nice to now have a concrete date to work towards.
"Hamburg is an accessible city for a Buy Michael Kors Handbag Australia
lot of British fans, so I expecting an enormous turnout for what is undoubtedly the biggest boxing event of the year. We going to have an army of Brits invading Germany on July 2nd and that i can wait to sample the climate.
"I think every city in mainland Europe and beyond desired to stage this fight, and that shows just what an appealing event it is. Personally, I wasn Ugg Ireland Boots
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where the fight ended up. I fight Wladimir anywhere, so long as the location comes with a ring and a referee that can count to ten. When I finished with Wladimir, he won know where he is anyway."
The 30yearold Haye secured his WBA belt in November 2009, as he trekked to Nuremberg, Germany to topple 7 Russian behemoth Nikolay Valuev. Hayemaker then successfully defended the crown twice this year, defeating both John Ruiz and Audley Harrison within the scheduled distance.
The 35yearold Klitschko, meanwhile, first won the WBO form of the title in October 2000, and it has enjoyed two stints as champion of that particular organisation. Nicknamed Steelhammer Klitschko, 553 (49 KO), has additionally grabbed IBF and IBO belts on the way and most recently knocked out Samuel Peter to retain the 3.
"I said from day one that i'm Wladimir toughest opponent to Uggs Sale Canada Online
date, and I stand by that," said Haye. "Wladimir has a history of being Uggs Australia Canada Online
knocked out by fast punchers, and I punch faster than almost every other heavyweight in the world. I also dedicated, disciplined and ambitious, unlike a lot of Klitschko previous opponents.
"Corrie Sanders mind was on the putting green, and he still were able to knock Wladimir out with a left-hand. I got no doubt Wladimir will freeze as an iceberg when I hit him on the chin in Adidas Wings White
Hamburg. He won know how to react, will panic, attempt to run for cover and then realise big brother Vitali is in the corner mopping up tears having a white towel."