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Sanders' victory shakes up heavyweight division

Updated: March 11, 2003, 5:18 PM ET
By Thomas Gerbasi | Maxboxing.com

He was the heir apparent, the charismatic future of the heavyweight division. But after a stunning two-round stoppage loss at the hands of 37-year-old South African Corrie Sanders at the Preussag Arena in Hanover, Germany, on Saturday, Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko saw his title aspirations burst along with the hopes of many in the boxing establishment.

The end came 27 seconds into the second round, when referee Genaro Rodriguez halted the bout after Klitschko hit the canvas for the fourth ...

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