WBC might not approve bout until after Rahman-Barrett!
Sources close to the situation have informed Boxingtalk.com that WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko's wheel of opponents has landed on Oleg Maskaev this week. After mentioning names like Lamon Brewster and James Toney, Team Vitali would now like to face Oleg Maskaev on September 24. However, if Klitschko is to keep his title he will need the WBC"s approval and Boxingtalk understands that the Sulaiman clan prefers to see if the winner of Hasim Rahman-Monte Barrett would be able to face Vitali on six weeks notice before approving Klitschko-Maskaev. Klitschko advisor Shelly Finkel was unavailable for immeditate comment. Stay tuned to our front page for all the latest breaking news in the world of boxing. REMEMBER WHERE YOU HEARD IT FIRST! (11:00 AM ET)