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Thursday, February 21, 2008
NO HOLDS BARRED: Wladimir Klitschko, Sultan Ibragimov, Emanuel Steward, Jeff Mayweather, John Duddy, Don Turner, Pete Quillin
On this edition of NO HOLDS BARRED, host Eddie Goldman previews the most important heavyweight fight in years, the title unification bout between IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (49-3, 44 KOs), generally regarded as the best in that weight class today, and WBO heavyweight champion Sultan Ibragimov (22-0-1, 17 KOs). This takes place Saturday, February 23, at Madison Square Garden in New York, and will be televised on HBO in the U.S., RTL in Germany, and in about 100 countries.
We spoke with Wladimir Klitschko, his trainer Emanuel Steward, Sultan Ibragimov, and his trainer Jeff Mayweather, at prefight media events this week.
We also spoke with middleweight prospect John Duddy (23-0, 17 KOs), his trainer Don Turner, and super middleweight prospect Pete "Kid Chocolate" Quillin (16-0, 13 KOs). Duddy and Quillin fight on the undercard in separate bouts.
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