Wladimir Klitschko

After the fight: Roy Jones Jr. in the wrong for Wladimir Klitschko comments

Roy Jones Jr. found a way to twist the words of Wladimir Klitschko while trying to take the middle ground in the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Usually, this column analyzes the best performance from the boxing weekend for stories thriving beneath the surface. Artur Beterbiev whooped then-WBO light heavyweight champion Joe Smith Jr. in two rounds to unify the division. Beterbiev deserves tremendous praise, but it’s hard to focus on Beterbiev’s impressive performance when retired boxing great Roy Jones Jr. recently made some comments that abdicated his morality.
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‘Last dance?’ Wladimir Klitschko admits he considered coming out of retirement to fight Tyson Fury

Wladimir Klitschko has revealed he was half-tempted to offer out the retiring Tyson Fury for one more fight, over six years after they were originally slated to hold their rematch encounter.It was Fury who ended ten years of dominance in the heavyweight category by Klitschko, with a UD victory for the Gypsy King coming in late 2015.A contract clause meant the pair were then due to have a rematch the during following calendar year, but it was twice delayed and eventually cancelled after Fury suffered first injury and then illness, with depression a factor.Ultimately, a second meeting between the pair...

Wladimir Klitschko Opens Up On Possible Rematch With Tyson Fury

Widely regarded as one of the best heavyweights in the modern era of boxing, Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement in August 2017 and has since been involved in the defense of his native Ukraine in their ongoing war against Russia. However, Klitschko recently revealed that he and British boxing king...
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Wladimir Klitschko Admits He Nearly Called Out Tyson Fury For a Rematch

Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is standing firm on his position that all Russian athletes should be banned from events - until Russia ends their ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Klitschko, who is Ukrainian, had previously called for Dmitry Bivol, who is Russian, to be pulled from a scheduled fight with...

Wladimir Klitschko praises Boris Johnson for Ukraine support

Former professional boxer Wladimir Klitschko has praised the UK and prime minister Boris Johnson for the support given to Ukraine since Russia began its invasion.Klitschko called the war a "genocide" of the Ukrainian population and thanked Johnson for his statements and acting "as fast as possible.""It's just horrifying that humans can do something [like this] to other humans... Whatever [Russia's] ambitions are, they're so wrong," Klitshko told Nick Ferrari on LBC.Click here to sign up to our newsletters.

On this day in 2017: Anthony Joshua beats Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley

Anthony Joshua heralded the start of a new era of heavyweight boxing on this day in 2017 by stopping Wladimir Klitschko in 11 rounds.In his 19th professional match-up in front of a post-war record British boxing crowd of 90,000 at Wembley Stadium, Joshua made the third defence of his IBF title and also became the WBA champion.He did come close to registering his first defeat after being knocked down in the sixth round following a huge right hand from Klitschko.But, after getting back up, Joshua delivered a brutal uppercut followed by a barrage of punches which sent Klitschko to the...