Why the Klitschkos should fight

Is it ghoulish to want to see boxing brothers meet in the ring? Just the opposite.

Updated: June 20, 2011, 3:03 PM ET
By Shaun Assael | ESPN The Magazine

This story appears in the June 27, 2011, issue of ESPN The Magazine.

BOXING'S HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION is such a bore that it was fun to hear WBA champ David Haye recently taunt Wladimir Klitschko about their July 2 title bout, saying the Ukrainian usually boxes "little fat puddings who turn up for a paycheck." There's real animosity between these two, and the extended buildup to their long-delayed fight has injected some life into the sport. When the dust settles in Hamburg, Germany, ...

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