Hasim “The Rock’ Rahman Media Workout July 16 See What Vitali Klitschko is Avoiding & Monte Barrett Must Face; Chicken Kiev Will Be Served.
â€¢“The Rock’ is the former WBC, IBF and The Ring heavyweight champion
â€¢“The Rock’ is the last man to defeat Lennox Lewis (KO 5)
â€¢“The Rock’ is the WBC No. 1-ranked mandatory challenger
â€¢“The Rock’ weighed 232 for his last fight (his best weight since facing Lennox Lewis) and evaporated Kali Meehan to earn title fight with Vitali Klitschko
â€¢“The Rock’ agreed to fight Klitschko three times: on April 30 (postponed due to Vitali’s jogging “thigh injury”); June 18 (postponed as Vitali needed more time to recover from “jogging injury”); and July 23 (Vitali’s “thigh injury” spread to his back, necessitating “minor back surgery” on April 19)
â€¢Winner of Rahman vs. Barrett (for WBC interim heavyweight title) agrees to face Klitschko on Sept. 24 while media-labeled “Chicken Kiev’ searches for easier foe.
WHO: Hasim “The Rock” Rahman, Baltimore, Md.40-5-1, 33 KOs, Don King
WHAT: A special media workout to view what “Chicken Kiev” is working so desperately to avoid.
WHEN: Saturday, July 16 Noon
WHERE: 3148 Redwood St. Las Vegas 89146
(“ROCK” shuttle will pick up media promptly at 11:30 a.m. at MGM valet.)