Klitschko vs Pianeta confirmed

05/03/2013 18:28

IBF/WBA/WBO/IBO and The Ring Magazine world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will make his next defence against undefeated Francesco Pianeta at the SAP arena Mannheim, Germany on May 4.

The 6'3 southpaw Pianeta has beaten former WBC heavyweight champion Oliver Mccall and four time world title challenger Frans Botha.

In 2009 cancer was diagnosed and he was forced to stop the sport, after overcoming the illness he made a tremendous comeback in 2010 and has a record of 28 wins with 15 KO's and 1 draw.

The 36-year-old Klitschko has a record of 59 wins (51 KO's) with only 3 losses and this will be his 23rd world championship fight.