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Why Klitschko vs. Klitschko won't happen

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09:40 AM ET 07.23 | In the sport of boxing, there are thousands of sideshows and two real issues: Will Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao ever fight each other, and will the Klitschko brothers ever do the same? The answers, in order, are: probably not, and never. If you are a boxing fan, you hate both conclusions. If you are a human being, you will come to understand the Klitschkos' stance. Younger brother Wladimir articulated it nicely once again over lunch the other day. "Don King once offered us $100 million to fight," he said. "My reaction was, how much is your mother worth?" Wladimir said when he and Vitali used to merely spar, it got bloody and dangerous.

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Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir Klitschko, Icon SMI Vitali Klitschko, Wladimir Klitschko, Icon SMI
July 23, 2011  10:11 AM ET

Even if it would happen?....Wouldn't give a rats you know what..

July 23, 2011  03:24 PM ET

"My reaction was, how much is your mother worth?"
I'm pretty sure Don King had a number ready.

July 23, 2011  05:43 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

"My reaction was, how much is your mother worth?"I'm pretty sure Don King had a number ready.

Don King is one of a kind, and that's good thing.

July 23, 2011  05:43 PM ET

King said, "Nothing, already had her for free..."

July 23, 2011  07:25 PM ET

We already know that these two will never fight each other. Doesn't matter what amount of money is thrown at them.

July 23, 2011  09:34 PM ET

Dear LA Times- please do a follow-up centering around if you think the Beatles will do a reunion tour.. That will be equally as earth-shattering as far as news goes..

July 23, 2011  09:58 PM ET

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

July 23, 2011  11:04 PM ET

They have both proven themselves as individual boxers. Fight each other? For what? They could fight all day long and there would be no "winner". If they never fought again, it wouldn't matter. They're both highly educated men w/degrees in some form physics.

July 23, 2011  11:09 PM ET

I'd have loved to have seen Don King's face at that moment.

July 24, 2011  11:26 PM ET
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Stupid article.

Exactly! They don't have to. Plain and simple they are the Heavyweight Division.

July 27, 2011  08:03 AM ET

if it's not Pac, no one really cares

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July 27, 2011  02:55 PM ET

This is the best thread ever. I missed all of the "Removed comments" so the whole second page is Comment#21 through Comment # 40 has been removed.

I propose a "This article has been removed" and we'd all be happier!

August 10, 2011  12:35 PM ET

$100 million??? lol I think they should reconsider.

August 13, 2011  03:59 AM ET
QUOTE(#77):

$100 million??? lol I think they should reconsider.

Wait for more.

 
August 22, 2011  01:23 PM ET
QUOTE(#77):

$100 million??? lol I think they should reconsider.

I would punch my grandmother in the face for 100 million. :P

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