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Notebook: Timing now right for Brock to gain title shot

Originally Published: September 8, 2006
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

AROUND THE RING Brock excited to fight Klitschko

Calvin Brock turned down two previous offers to fight Wladimir Klitschko before agreeing to a Nov. 11 title bout. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Heavyweight contender Calvin Brock never regretted turning down two offers to fight titlist Wladimir Klitschko. He believed neither deal was right for him. The third one, however, was the charm.

Therefore, Brock, the 2000 U.S. Olympic super heavyweight, will face the 1996 Olympic gold medalist for a ...

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