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The November 10th title defense of WBA/WBO/IBF/IBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko against Mariusz Wach from Hamburg, Germany, and the return of heavyweight contender Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius vs TBA from Helsinki, Finland will be packaged as a doubleheader telecast by Epix.

Recent WBC heavyweight title challenger Manuel Charr is expected to return on December 22 against ex-cruiser world champ Juan Carlos Gomez in Cologne, Germany.

The WBO super flyweight title clash between world champion Omar Narvaez (36-1, 19 KOs) and Mexican challenger Johnny Garcia (16-3-1, 8 KOs) has been rescheduled for Saturday at the famed Estadio Luna Park in Buenos Aires. The bout was pushed back three days due to the passing of Narvaez’ father.

Australian Olympic welterweight Cameron Hammond has signed a pro contract with the Asia-Pacific arm of Ricky Hatton’s Hatton Promotions and will make his debut in Hong Kong on December 11. Hammond is co-managed by Matt Clark and Brendan Bourke.

The Los Angeles Athletic Club, will host their 3rd annual black tie (optional) Collegiate Boxing Invitational on November 16th. Promoted by Espada Boxing and the Los Angeles Athletic Club, the eight-bout card features crosstown rivals USC vs. UCLA, along with USF, Cal State Berkeley and West Point. The event is sanctioned by the NCBA.

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