W. Klitschko amped about big bout

Heavyweight champ calls Alexander Povetkin "best opponent I've ever had"

Originally Published: October 3, 2013
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

After so many years of dominating the heavyweight division, so many one-sided title defenses against all comers and having earned tens of millions of dollars, champion Wladimir Klitschko, a pro for 17 years, could be forgiven if he had lost some of his zest for the fight game.

Nothing could be further from the truth, however, for the 37-year-old Klitschko, whose title reign of more than seven years became the second longest in history this past summer when he moved ahead of Hall of Famer ...

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