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Wladimir Klitschko makes weight

Updated: November 9, 2012, 3:44 PM ET
Associated Press

HAMBURG, Germany -- Wladimir Klitschko has looked down on all his opponents since turning pro 16 years ago.

On Saturday, the 6-foot-6 Ukrainian will face someone taller for the first time. The 6-7½ Mariusz Wach of Poland is heavier too, weighing in at 251 pounds to Klitschko's 247 on Friday.

Klitschko will defend his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight belts against the formidable two-time Polish champion, who also has a longer reach.

Perhaps only 7-foot-2 Nikolai Valuev could ...

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