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Wladimir Klitschko’s legacy: Depends on the future of his past opponents

Where Will Klitschko End up Historically? Whenever someone wants to criticize Wladimir Klitschko, they inevitably start by saying however dominant the Ukrainian champion has been, it has been over a weak heavyweight division. I'm very familiar with that line of thinking because, once upon a time, I used it too. The idea even has a kernel of truth to it, because it aptly describes...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury in line to face Wladimir Klitschko in 2015

Promoter Frank Warren has said that reports of plans to make a fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua are both inaccurate and wide of the mark. Fury defeated Chisora, for the second time, last Saturday night at the ExCeL London, securing the mandatory challenger position to Wladimir Klitschko’s WBO title. While Joshua is an exciting talent, he is yet to go beyond three rounds...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

What do Wladimir Klitschko, Muhammad Ali and Eric Kelly have in common?

Last Saturday, Wladimir Klitschko knocked out Kubrat Pulev, earning his 53rd KO, and climbed one step closer to heavyweight immortality. As it stands, he’s third on the longest heavyweight title defense..... The post What Do Wladimir Klitschko, Muhammad Ali And Eric Kelly Have In Common? appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Deservedly Inevitable: Wladimir Klitschko Vs. Kubrat Pulev Preview And Prediction

This is just about as good as it gets for the modern heavyweight division: The true champion is facing the most qualified opponent he hasn’t yet defeated. It’s a legitimate fight, Wladimir Klitschko vs. Kubrat Pulev. HBO is televising Saturday afternoon, as it should, no matter how tedious Klitschko fights are to many of us, because people watch in droves. We just all know...
Via The Queensbury Rules
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko pre-fight workout photos & notes

Wladimir Klitschko and Kubrat Pulev held their open workout at the Volkswagen center in Hamburg, Germany today. About 200 guests showed up to watch both fighters showing off their boxing skills in preparation for their heavyweight championship fight this Saturday, November 15. Check out the photos and notes from the workout here. World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Wladimir Klitschko knockout highlight reel, part I

It's the best of Wladimir Klitschko in video highlight fashion. Check out this video highlight reel of some of Wladimir Klitschko's best knockouts and hardest punchers. It's part I of a series released officially by Klitschko on his Youtube channel. Take a look. In this clip, with is very short, you'll see Klitschko at work against Tony Thompson, Calvin Brock and Eddie Chambers....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 08, 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...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

W. Klitschko To Return 4/26 Against A. Leapai

In his first appearance of 2014, Wladimir Klitschko is set to make his return to the ring on April 26th against Australian Alex Leapai. As with most who enter the ring against W. Klitschko, Leapai is a huge underdog but insists the champion is “nothing special.”  Entering the ring with a 30-4 record, the Samoan born Australian has a huge opportunity to upset the proverbial apple...
Via BadCulture
February 03, 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's mandatory...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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