Wladimir Klitschko can come. That's what must have gone through the mind of Alexander Povetkin on Friday night after he finished off Andrzej Wawrzyk
inside three rounds. It was obvious that the Pole was over his head from the get go and was sent to the canvas on three occasions before the 33-year-old
Russian was declared the winner and still WBA (fake) Heavyweight Champion of...
Vitali Klitschko (44-2, 40 KOs), and Manuel Charr (21-0, 11 KOs), held their open work out at the Park Krasnaya Presnya in Moscow, Russia on Wednesday afternoon. Both fighters were showing off their boxing skills in preparation for their heavyweight championship fight this Saturday, September 8. You can find a collection of photos and a video from the Klitschko workout session...
WBC heavyweight titlist “Dr. Iron Fist” Vitali Klitschko mercifully continues to deny shopworn past four-time heavyweight titleholder Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield’s persistent requests to meet in the squared circle. Klitschko (44-2, 40 KOs), the owner of the second-highest heavyweight … Continue reading →
WBC heavyweight titlist “Dr. Iron Fist” Vitali Klitschko was sprayed with tear gas and suffered a gash on his right hand while protesting a Russian language bill yesterday in Kiev, Ukraine. Klitschko (44-2, 40 KOs), who is slated to bludgeon … Continue reading →
STANDING EIGHT COUNT?
Ukrainian boxer Vitali Klitschko escaped serious injury but did suffer a cut to his left hand and was teargassed during a political rally in Kiev on Wednesday.
Vitali Klitschko will defend his WBC heavyweight title against Germany's Manuel Charr before turning his attention to Ukraine's parliamentary elections.
Klitschko's management group announced Monday that the 40-year-old Ukrainian will fight Charr at the SC Olimpiyski sports arena in Moscow on Sept. 8, then lead the UDAR party in his country's elections Oct. 28.
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2012
WBC champion Vitali Klitschko says he doesn't plan on becoming the oldest heavyweight titleholder in history because he wants to advance his political career in Ukraine.
Asked Monday how long he intends to keep fighting, the 40-year-old Klitschko says ''not a long time'' and will instead ''concentrate on politics because Ukraine has huge potential.'...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2012
It’s been an interesting last couple days for Dereck Chisora. Friday, Chisora slapped Vitali Klitschko after the weigh in for their heavyweight championship fight. Saturday before the fight, Chisora spit water in the face of Vitali’s brother Vladimir. After losing to Vitali Klitschko by a unanimous decision, Chisora got into a shouting match with fellow [...]
On Saturday, Feb. 18, Dereck Chisora will be the heavy, heavy underdog in his bout with 6’7″ heavyweight bruiser Vitali Klitschko. During the official weigh-in for the big fight, Chisora foolishly smacked Klitschko. Hard. BBC Sport boxing reporter Mike Costello was there and he submitted this description of the chaotic events: “Somehow, Klitschko refrained [...]
Dereck Chisora is promising an eighth-round knockout when he challenges WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko on Saturday.
Klitschko is dismissing the boast and says the British challenger doesn't stand a chance, a view shared by many.
Chisora says he can ''smell fear'' in Klitschko's corner and promises to be fighting ''a hundred miles an hour...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2012