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Rahman: If not Vitali, bring on Wlad

Updated: November 10, 2005, 11:24 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko stunned the boxing world Wednesday, announcing his retirement because of his recent knee injury.

Klitschko, 34, suffered a right knee injury while sparring last Thursday, just nine days before he was to make a long overdue mandatory defense against former champion Hasim Rahman. However, the injury forced Klitschko to postpone the match for the fourth time this year because of various injuries.

The knee injury, however, proved to be more than ...

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