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BREAKING NEWS: Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko OFF!

Tyson Fury’s attempt to conquer the World will have to wait a few more months after it today emerged that champion Wladimir Klitschko has had to postpone the fight due to a calf tendon injury.

The former Irish heavyweight champ was due to face the Ukranian legend in Duesseldorf on October 24th as mandatory challenger for for the WBA, WBO, and IBF belts.

Speaking today to German sports newspaper Bild, Klitschko revealed the injury and offered his apoligies, saying that “I am very sorry for my fans but also for Tyson Fury.”

Klitschko’s manager, Bernd Bönte, added that “next week we will announce when the fight will be rescheduled. The fight will still take place in Düsseldorf.”

Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie