Wladimir Klitschko defends his WBA and IBF heavyweight belts, plus the minor WBO and IBO versions,against Alex Leapai of Australia in Oberhausen, Germany, on Saturday. Most are expecting another routine win for the Ukrainian in his 25th world championship fight. Here are five things to know about the bout:
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