Photos: Cheap shot at Klitschko Chisora weigh in

Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KOs), and Dereck Chisora (15-2, 9 KOs), stepped on the scale today at the public weigh in at Karstadt sports in front of 1,500 fans. WBC World Heavyweight Champion Klitschko and challenger Chisora will fight against each other tomorrow at Olympiahalle Munich, Germany..

Vitali Klitschko 110,4 kilogram (249,5 lbs)
Dereck Chisora 109,4 kilogramm (247 lbs)

After the weigh in and while posing for a stare down picture in front of the media Chisora lost his nerves and slapped Vitali in the face. Vitali on the other side stayed calm and will give his answer tomorrow in the ring.

In the co-feature of the event NABF Heavyweight Champion Johnathon Banks (27-1-1, 18 KOs) will defend his title in a 12 round bout against Nicolai Firtha (USA, 20-9-1, 8 KOs). Banks is ranked # 5 by the WBC and promoted by K2 Promotions.

The officials for Klitschko vs. Chisora are:
Referee: Guido Cavalleri (Italy)

Robin Dolpierre (France)
Bela Florian (Hungary)
Eddie Pappoe (Ghana)

The officials for Banks vs. Firtha are:
Referee: Jürgen Langos (Germany)

Robin Dolpierre (France
Bela Florian (Hungary
Eddie Pappoe (Ghana)

The undercard for tomorrow’s fight night in Munich, Germany, weighed-in at (all lbs):

Banks 220 vs. Firtha 261
Sergey Fedchenko 143 vs. Laszlo Fazekas 143
Stephen Smith 129 vs. Arpad Vass 128
Timo Schwartzkopf 145 vs. Andre Deobald 149

Pictures of the weigh-in are available on the official Klitschko facebook page.

The fight will be broadcast live and exclusively on RTL in Germany, in the US it will be shown on EPIX.

Article posted on 17.02.2012

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