In previewing this Saturday’s big fight in Las Vegas, please mention World Heavyweight Champion WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO (59-3, 51 KOs), of Ukraine, in his 2013 debut, will be making title defense No. 14 in his current seven-year reign as heavyweight kingpin, against undefeated Top-10 contender and cancer survivor Francesco Pianeta (28-0-1, 15 KOs), of Italy. "Dr. Steelhammer" will also be going for his landmark 60th professional victory.
The fight will take place this Saturday and will be televised live from SAP-Arena in Mannheim, Germany to the U.S. exclusively on EPIX, beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT. It will also be streamed live on EpixHD.com at the same time, and will include a free two-week trial for fans.
Photo from today’s weigh-in.
Klitschko weighed 249 lbs and Pianeta weighed 240 lbs.
Photo © K2 Promotions and KMG