"I am very disappointed the fight will not go ahead," the
38-year-old Ukrainian said in a statement on Monday. "I am in
top form and had a great training camp."
Klitschko, who also holds the WBO, WBA and IBO belts and has won
62 of his 65 bouts, tore bicep muscles during training in
The fight was due to be held on Sept. 6 in the champion's
Hamburg base. It will now be staged at the same venue later this
Pulev, 33, who has recorded 11 knockouts from 20 wins, became
the IBF international champion in 2011 and European champion in
(Reporting by Karolos Grohmann, editing by Tony Jimenez)
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