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Klitschko-Haye venue named!

By Alexey Potapov

Team Klitschko has informed Fightnews.com that WBC heavyweight champion “Dr. Ironfist” Vitali Klitschko (37-2, 36 KOs) will defend against former WBC/WBA/WBO cruiserweight champion David Haye (22-1, 21 KOs) on September 12 at the 52,300-seat Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt, Germany. The stdium is the home of the Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga. It will be the second consecutive stadium show for the über-popular Klitschko brothers. Haye was originally scheduled to fight on June 20th against WBO/IBF/IBO heavyweight king “Dr. Steelhammer” Wladimir Klitschko (53-3, 47 KOs) at the Veltins Arena football stadium in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, but pulled out due to an injury.

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