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Corrie Sanders to Return To Ring!

01.06.04 - Jeff Bastasini: According to a major South African news source, heavyweight Corrie Sanders has announced that he will be coming back to fight at least two more fights before retiring for good. Sanders had previously called it quits after suffering a severe beating at the hands of Vitali Klitschko on April 24, 2004. The South African heavyweight admitted he is desperate for a rematch against Vitali Klitschko to prove that he is a class fighter. However, his chances for a rematch would probably be remote at this time due to Klitschko having other more lucrative opportunities for him. In that case, Sanders may have an opportunity to fight Vladimir Klitschko, who he easily knocked out in two rounds on March 8, 2003.

'If the money is right I'll be back in the ring." If Don King wants to organize a fight for the WBA or the WBC title, then King must go through Peter Kohl as he is my promoter and he has the rights at the moment."

"We all know that King talks a lot but I will wait and see what happens over the next few weeks from his side."

"There's no doubt that I'll be back. I'm resting at the moment and want to clear my mind before making the next move."

"If there's a good fight and if the money is right I'll be back sooner rather than later."

"I believe I did well in my last fight even though I lost. The whole world wants me back in the ring."

"I was disappointed that I lost to him (Vitali Klitschko) . It was a prestigious contest and a return fight against him would give me an opportunity of putting the record straight," Sanders said.

Article posted on 01.06.2004



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