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Could Vitali get robbed in Poland?

Tomasz Adamek Vitali Klitschko Klitschko vs. Adamek Klitschko-AdamekBy Dan Ambrose: WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko will be traveling to Poland on September 10th to defend his World Boxing Council title against Poland’s Tomasz Adamek.

It’s not normal for champions to defend their titles on the challenger’s home country, and in a lot of situations you get the champion losing his belt by controversial decisions. Vitali didn’t have to do this, but is taking the chance because of the big money he’ll be making by fighting Adamek in the large 44,000 seat stadium.


Frankly, I think it’s stupid but I guess it could spruce things up if Adamek wins a hometown decision. Vitali’s brother, IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko could then come up and clean up Vitali’s dirty work by easily beating Adamek.

It probably doesn’t matter where Wladimir fights Adamek, it’s going to be a win for Wladimir. He’ll make Adamek look so bad that a home town decision would be impossible. Vitali is more vulnerable because he doesn’t have the same kind of boing skills that Wladimir possesses. But that doesn’t mean that he can’t and probably will box Adamek’s head off, because I see that as being the case in this fight.

Vitali will jab and pound his way to a decision unless we get a controversial decision with Adamek getting the nod. I wish Adamek had enough size, power and skills to beat Vitali under normal circumstances but I just don’t see that happening here.

Adamek is more limited in my view than the other guys that Vitali has been beating up on. The only guy that I saw with an lesser of a chance to beat Vitali was Alberto Sosnowski, and I still don’t understand why Vitali picked that guy out. What a waste of a fight.

Adamek is undersized and is going to have a difficult time landing anything other than jabs in this fight. I don’t know how the judges can score the fight for Adamek with him not anything powerful, but I’ve seen weird things with fighters competing in their home town. I think Vitali could end sorry for having the Adamek fight take place in Poland rather than a neutral venue.

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