Vitali Klitschko to have his next fight in 2014
Vitali Klitschko. Photo: sportbox.ru
The WBC champion and leader of the opposition UDAR party Vitali Klitschko will have the mandatory defense of his title in 2014, Klitschko told the WBC congress in Thailand, prosport.tsn.ua reports Nov. 5.
His injured right hand has almost healed and he will be able to fight next year, he said.
The official contender for Klitschko’s title is Canadian boxer Bermain Stevern.
Klitschko’s last bout was on Sept. 9, 2012 in Moscow where he defeated Manuel Charr in a technical knock-out.