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Klitschko-Haye bout to take place July 2

Updated: April 26, 2011, 12:03 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Weeks after they concluded their deal for one of the most anticipated fights in boxing, the heavyweight showdown between unified champion Wladimir Klitschko and titleholder David Haye now has a date and venue: July 2 at the Hamburg Imtech Arena in Germany.

The 55,000-seat stadium is the home arena for the German Bundesliga soccer club Hamburg SV.

"We are very glad that this mega-fight will finally come true," Bernd Boente, Klitschko's manager, said Wednesday. "We expect more ...

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