Klitschko was in complete control from the opening bell -- keeping Brewster at the end of an effective jab and setting up straight rights. The win avenges Klitschko's fifth round TKO loss to Brewster in 2004 and further solidifies "Dr. Steelhammer" as the best heavyweight in the world.
Klitschko wants to unify the heavyweight title but may have to wait a while as none of the other beltholders will be available until next year. Oleg Maskaev is slated to defend his WBC belt against Samuel Peter on October 6 in New York. One week later, WBA champ Ruslan Chagaev and WBO champ Sultan Ibragimov meet to unify their titles in Moscow, Russia.
If Klitschko wants to fight again in 2007, his most marketable opponent might actually be . . . Evander Holyfield. Don't laugh ... the other option would likely be Hasim Rahman. No one wants to see Holyfield get beat up - as he almost surely would - but at least he'd show up for the fight in shape . . .
Favorite moment from the HBO broadcast #1: Larry Merchant - assuming he was off-camera - combing his hair in the ring before interviewing the fighters after the fight.
Favorite moment from the HBO broadcast #2: Jim Lampley twice referring to WBO heavyweight champion Sultan Ibragimov as his cousin Timor Ibragimov. You know there are too many anonymous heavyweight "champions" when even the guys who get paid a lot of money to know who they are can't keep them all straight . . .