WBA titans in rematch

HELSINKI - Russian giant Nikolai Valuev and Uzbekistan's Ruslan Chagaev will settle who the WBA heavyweight's main man really is on May 30 in Finland.

HELSINKI - Russian giant Nikolai Valuev and Uzbekistan's Ruslan Chagaev will settle who the WBA heavyweight's main man really is on May 30 in Finland.

Confusion has reigned since Chagaev twice pulled out of rematches with injury.

Valuev claimed the then vacant title with Chaguev classed as 'champion in recess'.

Chaguev said: "I don't understand what all that talk is about. I am the champion."

But Valuev was unimpressed: "I am coming to Helsinki to show that I am the real champion."

Promoters estimate a worldwide audience of around 100 million fans.

- Sapa-AFP

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