World Boxing Association

Chagaev-Meehan WBA Heavyweight Eliminator

By WBA 06/05/2010

May 22nd 2010 will be the moment of truth for Ruslan Chagaev (25-1-1, 17 KOs). The former WBA heavyweight world champion (2007-2009) will return to fighting action at the Hanseatic city of Rostock. At the StadtHalle Rostock Universum Box-Promotion will stage the official WBA eliminator at the heavyweight division. Chagaev’s opponent will be the tough Australian Kali Meehan (35-3, 29 KOs). The winner of this highly anticipated fight will be named the mandatory challenger for reigning WBA champion David Haye who has been successfully in his fight against John Ruiz.