Klitschko puts belts on the line against Wach

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Updated: November 9, 2012

Dr. Steelhammer, Wladimir Klitschko puts his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts on the line tomorrow night in Hamburg when he faces undefeated Polish giant Mariusz Wach.

Klitschko, the younger of the 2 brothers, steps into the ring for the 62nd time with an impressive record of 61 fights, 58 wins, 51 wins by KO and only 3 losses. It will be the 13th time that the Ukrainian will be defending a world title, third on the all time list, with his last loss coming all the way back in 2004 against Lamon Brewster. Much criticism has been thrown in the direction of the two brothers over the years based on their boring robotic styles and their choice of opponents, however the reality is that there has simply been nobody in the division remotely good enough to challenge them. Without doubt they would have mixed it with the best heavyweights of the past, especially Wladimir.

His next opponent is a relative unknown, however comes in with an unblemished record of 27 wins from 27 fights. Wach is a giant of a man standing at 2.02m with a reach of 2.08m and is ranked no. 4 by the WBC. A win tomorrow night in Hamburg will elevate him to superstar status, however its tough to see this happening.