Saturday, October 11, 2008
Vitali Klitschko stops Peter to reclaim WBC title
By PATRICK McGROARTY – 1 hour ago
BERLIN (AP) — Vitali Klitschko reclaimed the WBC belt and fulfilled a self-proclaimed dream to hold a heavyweight title at the same time as his brother, stopping Samuel Peter with a technical knockout Saturday night.
Peter chose not to come back out after eight rounds that saw him weaving and occasionally wobbling as Klitschko landed a persistent stream of heavy left jabs to Peter's head in front of more than 12,000 people at the new O2 World Arena.
The 37-year-old Ukranian fighter (36-2, 35 KOs) used his height — he's 6-foot-7 — and reach to keep Peter crouched and defensive.
Wladimir Klitschko, widely considered the most talented among the chaotic field of so-called heavyweight champions, holds the IBF, IBO and WBO heavyweight belts — and dealt Peter"
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Posted by SM Schwartz at 11:30 PM