Klitschko vs. Arreola date set?

, Last Updated: 1:55 PM ET

Fightnews.com reported last night that World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (37-2, 36 KOs) will face No. 1-ranked Chris Arreola (27-0, 24 KOs) on Sept. 26 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

"We are going the right direction but no contract has been signed yet," Bernd Bonte, managing director of the Klitschko Management Group, confirmed to Fightnews.com earlier yesterday.

Klitschko was originally slated to face Britain's David Haye on Sept. 12 in an outdoor megafight in Hamburg, Germany, but Haye instead opted to challenge WBA champion Nikolai Valuev.


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