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Anthony Joshua learning via sparring Wladimir Klitschko

Anthony Joshua says sparring with Heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko has him fired up for his clash with Konstantin Airich at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on Saturday. The London 2012 Olympic star spent ten days in Austria ahead of Klitschko’s now-rearranged title defense against Kubrat Pulev. Joshua has yet to go beyond two rounds in the paid ranks but German-based Kazakh...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Wladimir Klitschko’s injury a sign that retirement is on its way?

Wladimir Klitschko's camp announced that he was forced to postpone his the fight with Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev due to a torn biceps. The announcement was met with dismay in fight circles, as Klitschko vs. Pulev promised to be the most exciting Dr. Steelhammer fight in years, even though it only means a postponement until November. [Editor's note: The promoters worked quickly...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Klitschko vs. Pulev fight postponed due to Klitschko injury

Bad news for boxing fans, as Wladimir Klitschko must postpone his title bout with Kubrat Pulev. Klitschko tore his life biceps muscle during sparring, and he's going to need a fair amount of time of recovery before he'll be able to resume intensive training once again. Still, Klitschko's promoters are hoping that the fight will be rescheduled before the end of 2014, in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Briggs stalks Klitschko, ends up in hospital

Ukrainian heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko and former champ Shannon Briggs got into a brawl at a Miami restaurant. TMZ reports that Klitschko was having a bowl of pasta at Mama Mia's Italian restaurant when Briggs walked in and started taunting Klitschko by eating his food.  Klitschko poured water on Briggs’ head and then all hell broke loose.  
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko impregnated Hayden Panettiere?

An inside source allegedly has revealed to US Weekly that Wladimir Klitschko and actress Hayden Panettiere are expecting their first child. The Ukrainian heavyweight boxer and actress, always looked upon as an odd match, both in practicality (he’s 38, she’s 24) and in size differential (he’s 6-foot-6, she’s five-feet even), have been engaged for about […] The post Wladimir...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Australia's Alex Leapai to face off with Wladimir Klitschko

Wladimir Klitschko will defend his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles against Australian challenger Alex Leapai in Oberhausen, Germany, on April 26. Klitschko's management company says the bout will be the Ukrainian fighter's 25th world championship fight. The 1.83-meter (6-foot) Leapai defeated the previously unbeaten Denis Boytsov in November to become the WBO&...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hayden Panettiere, Wladimir Klitschko announce engagement

Via Guyism
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko seems destined to overcome Joe Louis

Wladimir Klitschko easily defended The Ring, WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts against inferior challenger Alexander Povetkin on Saturday at the Olimpiyskiy arena in Moscow. All three judges ruled that the 37-year-old Klitschko (61-3, 52 KOs) overwhelmed the 34-year-old Povetkin (26-1, 18 KOs) by a score of 119-104. Bruised and bleeding, the 6-foot-2 Povetkin was floored on...
Via Sports by Colin
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Did Wladimir Klitschko and Dereck Chisora brawl in an Ibiza nightclub?

Dismissing reports from various British news outlets, Wladimir Klitschko on Wednesday angrily denied brawling with Dereck Chisora over the weekend in an Ibiza nightclub. “I’m shocked by media stories about an alleged brawl between myself and Chisora,” tweeted Klitschko, 37, who witnessed Chisora slap Vitali before their February 2012 bout. “I’m a pro fighter and let my...
Via Sports by Colin
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alexander Povetkin negotiations ordered by WBA

The World Boxing Association (WBA) has instructed the promotional companies Sauerland Event (SE) and Klitschko Management Group (KMG) to conduct immediate negotiations for the fight between the current Heavyweight Super Champion Wladimir Klitschko and Regular World Champion Alexander Povetkin. The WBA has followed the rules of their writing originally sent to all parties prior to...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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