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Cancer-survivor Pianeta faces Klitschko

Updated: May 3, 2013, 9:44 AM ET
Associated Press

BERLIN -- Under Wladimir Klitschko's disparaging gaze, Francesco Pianeta did not give much away during an open workout before he challenges the Ukrainian for his WBA and IBF heavyweight belts on Saturday.

The undefeated Italian, who overcame testicular cancer, merely went through the motions in the last public appearance before their bout in Mannheim.

The 28-year-old Pianeta, who has lived in Gelsenkirchen since he was 6, was briefly Klitschko's sparring partner last year and knows ...

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