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Wladimir Klitschko and Alex Leapai will give fans ‘pure violence’

During a Monday interview with Fight News, Wladimir Klitschko said fans will witness “pure violence” when he and Australian Alex Leapai throw fists. Klitschko (61-3, 52 KOs) is slated to defend the The Ring, WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight…Read more ›
Via Sports by Colin
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury blows up at press conference after Dereck Chisora arrives late

Earlier this week, it was announced that Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora would rematch on July 26 for the right at a heavyweight title shot against Wladimir Klitschko. When I wrote on this topic, I noted that both men were trash talkers. Well, the mind games may have already begun between these two at a press conference in Manchester, England to promote the bout. According to boxingnewsonline...
Via Players View
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Shannon Briggs Runs Up On W. Klitschko

Shannon Briggs is BACK! (he say, well yells actually. The cover photo is from happier times.) Here in sunny California, Briggs decided to get in touch with his inner Mitch Green. The workout of WBA/IBF/WBO/IBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko was disrupted Thursday morning by comebacking former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs. As Wlad was having his hands wrapped by...
Via BadCulture
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko stuck in neutral with Leapai fight; fans waiting for Kubrat Pulev

Wladimir Klitschko's next fight is now roughly a month away, when he meets Australian heavyweight Alex Leapai on April 26 in Germany. Leapai isn't a bad fighter, and is arguably the best new heavyweight coming out of the Australasian region. Let's face it, though -- he's a no hoper. "The Lionheart" is 34 years old, and stands at 34-4-3 with 24 KOs. Two of...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Heavyweight legend Wladimir Klitschko will ‘break’ Alex Leapai

Heavyweight legend Wladimir Klitschko will scrap Australian Alex Leapai on April 26 at the Koenig Pilsener Arena in Germany. Leapai (30-4-3, 24 K0s), who was recently installed by the WBO as its mandatory challenger, earned his chance by outscoring previously undefeated Russian Denis Boytsov on November 23. “People talk about how great Wladimir is and the 61 victories he has had...
Via Sports by Colin
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&...
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

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

Update: Wladimir Klitschko confirms Emmanuel Steward’s death, or NOT?

Earlier this morning we published a story on the contradicting reports of Emmanuel Steward's passing. Well, it appears that the worst is true, as Wladimir Klitschko has released an official statement on the passing of his longtime trainer and friend. Update: This statement has now been deleted from the Klitschko Facebook page, continuing to add more speculation to these crazy...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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