WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko has announced that he plans to defend his title against mandatory contender Bermane Stiverne from Canada.
The Ukrainian born champion told his local Segodnya newspaper: "There is an official contender - Bermane Stiverne. The fight will take place, we only have to set the date," Klitschko insisted.
No date or venue has yet been announced.
Stiverne, 34, was won 23 of his 25 professional bouts, 20 of them by knockout.
April 30, 2013