SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referee and judges who will work this Saturday, May 4, in the world title fights between Wladimir Klitschko and Francesco Pianeta to be held at the SAP-Arena in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany in a K2 Promotions presentation.
The WBO, WBA, IBF and IBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (59-3, 50 KOs) will defend for the 10th time his WBO belt against the #7 ranked Francesco Pianeta (28-0-1, 15 KOs). For this fight the referee will be Ernest Sharif from United States.
While, the judges for the Klitschko-Pianeta bout will be Patricia Morse Jarman and John Lawson, both from United States, and Roberto Ramirez Sr., from Puerto Rico.
The WBO supervisor for this fight will be Paco Valcarcel himsel