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Klitschko-Povetkin set for Oct. 5

Updated: July 4, 2013, 9:12 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Wladimir Klitschko will make his 15th heavyweight championship defense when he faces Alexander Povetkin in a meeting of Olympic gold medal winners on Oct. 5 at the SC Olimpiyskiy arena in Moscow after their deal was finalized Tuesday.

"I'm very happy that this fight is finally made. The fans around the world are looking forward to this extravaganza between two Olympic champions," said Klitschko, the 1996 super heavyweight gold medalist for Ukraine. "This is the best fight in the heavyweight ...

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