Wladimir Klitschko retains belts [Article]

Wladimir Klitschko stopped French challenger Jean-Marc Mormeck in the fourth round of a one-sided fight to retain the WBA and IBF heavyweight titles Saturday night.

The Ukrainian put down Mormeck with a left-right combination, followed by a short left. Mormeck beat the count but looked wobbly and referee Luis Pabon stopped the fight.

“His strategy was to make me tired, but I dominated,” Klitschko said.

Klitschko was credited with the 50th KO of his career, but Mormeck said he could have fought on.

“I was frustrated, I could have continued,” Mormeck said.

Klitschko floored Mormeck in the second and completely dominated the much smaller challenger. Mormeck never connected with a clean punch, although Klitschko said he had been hit with one jab.

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Good news  after the fight too, another boxing match is in the works:

Heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko announced on Saturday a much-awaited fight with Briton David Haye for the WBC crown without specifying a date or location.

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