Who would bet against Vitali's own brother Wladimir succeeding him to become the new WBC world heavyweight champion right now?
A win for Wladimir would see him hold all of the World heightweight belts including the ring magazine belt., a feat currently unmatched in any other division.
There are a whole host of young, hungry contenders hoping to stop that legendary achievement being completed though, including a trio of Brits.
Here GMS profiles the nine fighters desperate for a shot at redemption.
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