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Samuel Peter takes on Alex Leapai on October 24 in Queensland Australia

In news which will surprise some, and seems standard to others, former WBC heavyweight champion of the world Samuel Peter has signed to fight recent title challenger, and popular contender, Alex Leapai. The 10 round bout is scheduled for October 24 of this year, given the former champion barely two months to prepare, and is set for Leapai’s home country of Australia. The news has been confirmed by [...]

Before You Complain About Klitschko-Leapai…

Wladimir Klitschko has triumphed again in commanding fashion, an action which typically raises complaints that the long-time champ fights “bums” rather than “real” challenges. Of course, this raises an interesting question. Who are the bums and who are the real challenges? If Klitschko avoids a challenge, then name the challenge. And be careful with your answer. I remember little more [...]

Wladimir Klitschko destroys Leapai

Heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko did as was widely expected and stopped overmatched title challenger Alex Leapai tonight in Germany. Dominating the action throughout, Wladimir scored two knockdowns in the 5th-round, the final one ending the fight. The time was 2-minutes and 5-seconds and Klitschko, unbeaten in ten years, is now 62-3(52). Leapai, who gave it his best, falls to 30-5-3(24). Klitschko [...]

Alex Leapai-Wladimir Klitschko preview

As much as I’d like to see Alex Leapai become the first Australian in history to win the Heavyweight title, he has some task to overcome in Wladimir Klitschko. Klitschko has been undefeated since 2004 and his resume lists a host of former World Champions including Samuel Peter, Chris Byrd, Lamon Brewster, Hasim Rahman, Ruslan Chagaev, Jean Marc Mormeck, Alexander Povetkin and David Haye. Boxing [...]

Video: Klitschko vs. Leapai Weigh-In

IBF, WBA, WBO, IBO and “The Ring Magazine” World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko and his Australian contender Alex Leapai stepped on the scales today. Wladimir Klitschko: 112,2 kilograms / 247.4 lbs Alex Leapai: 112,5 kilograms / 248.0 lbs The fight will be shown live on RTL in Germany. ESPN will show the fight in the US. Wladimir Klitschko and Alex Leapai held their open workout [...]

Photos: Klitschko vs. Leapai Press Conference

Photos: KMG/Michael Sterling Eaton -- IBF/IBO Heavyweight Champion, WBO/WBA Heavyweight Super Champion and „The Ring Magazine“ World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko will face Alex Leapai from Samoa on April 26th at the König-Pilsener-ARENA Oberhausen (Germany). The press conference of Champion Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 52 KOs) and mandatory challenger Alex Leapai (30-4-3, 24 KOs) took [...]

Video: Shannon Briggs goes after Wladimir Klitschko in his own press conference

Heavyweight boxer Shannon Briggs interrupted the press-conference of Wladimir Klitschko at the Intercontinental Hotel today in Dortmund, Germany demanding a fight against the record-holding Ukrainian heavyweight champion. Briggs demanded a fight against Wladimir Klitschko upcoming Saturday and even said he would be able to fight him right on the spot. Briggs had to be held back by the trainers [...]

Klitschko/Leapai Officials Announced

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the officials who will work this Saturday, April 26, in the world heavyweight title bout between the champion Wladimir Klitschko and the #1 ranked Alex Leapai, to be held at the Koenig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, in a K2 Promotions presentation. For [...]

Wladimir Klitschko says he plans on boxing on for another ten years – and guess what, there’s nobody to stop him!

Those heavyweights who are looking forward to the day when the division once dominated by American fighters will no longer have to contend with the Klitschko brothers had better think again. Wladimir, now aged 38 but arguably still at his peak, remains all-conquering, and “Dr. Steel Hammer” has told German publication Die Welt that he plans on fighting for a further ten years. “I just turned [...]

Klitschko: Leapai is an underdog but he can bite

IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51 KO’s) is taking on one of his smaller opponents in 6’0” Alex Leapai (30-4-3, 24 KO’s) on April 26th of this month at the Koenig Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. The 6’6” Wladimir doesn’t care that Leapai is small or that he was recently knocked out by journeyman Kevin Johnson. Wladimir is still [...]

Alex Leapai Interview: “I’m going to let my fists do my talking against Klitschko”

On April 26, Samoan born banger Alex Leapai (30-4-3, 24 KOs) has the opportunity to become boxing’s next “Cinderella Man” when he challenges Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51 KOs) for the WBA (super)/IBF/WBO/IBO and Ring magazine heavyweight championships in Oberhausen, Germany. The thirty four year old Leapai from Logan, a satellite city of Brisbane, Queensland, earned his shot as the WBO mandatory [...]

Video: Wladimir Klitschko vs Alex Leapai Media Day

WBA/IBF/WBO/IBO and "The Ring Magazine“ World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko will defend his titles against WBO #1 and mandatory challenger Alex Leapai (Australia) at the König-Pilsener-Arena Oberhausen, Germany on April 26. Last November the 34-year-old Leapai became a boxing sensation when he beat undefeated Denis Boytsov, the great heavyweight hope and No. 1 of the WBO world rankings. [...]