Klitschko can put heavies back on map

Originally Published: March 19, 2009
By Brian Doogan | Special to ESPN.com

STUTTGART, Germany -- A heavyweight title fight on ESPN Classic, not premium cable or pay-per-view: It could almost be the 1980s again. But Vitali Klitschko's first defense of his second reign as a heavyweight titleholder against Cuban exile Juan Carlos Gomez will have to deliver if boxing is to reap the benefits.

Just as fans of football, baseball, basketball and hockey can enjoy their regular fix of elite action throughout their sport's respective calendars, boxing fans ought to ...

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