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Klitschko heavy favorite over Pianeta

The heavyweight champion goe for another title defense.

Updated: May 3, 2013, 1:48 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Once again heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will step into the ring to defend his cadre of belts and once again the opponent standing across the ring from him will be a heavy, heavy underdog.

This time it will be 28-year-old German-based Italian Francesco Pianeta, whom Klitschko will meet on Saturday (Epix and EpixHD.com, 4:30 p.m. ET) at SAP Arena in Mannheim, Germany. The names may change but the expected result is always the same.

Ukraine's Klitschko, 37, who ...

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