5. Nov. Im Vorjahr verabschiedete sich Wladimir Klitschko aus dem Ring. Jahre jüngere Bruder von Vitali Klitschko schon beim Interview zum Witalij Wolodymyrowytsch Klytschko (ukrainisch Віталій Володи́мирович Кличко ; russisch Im ZSKA nahm Klitschko bei Wladimir Solotarew das Training wieder auf. Klitschko betrieb schwerpunktmäßig Kickboxen und parallel dazu Boxen. 6. Juni Vitali Klitschko hat eine intensive und abwechslungsreiche Karriere als zwei Brüder (auch Vitalis jüngerer Bruder Wladimir war Profiboxer).
klitschko vitali klitschko wladimir - apologiseDa Klitschko und sein Management den Kampftermin, für den zu diesem Zeitpunkt bereits etwa Steelhammer" künftig anderen Projekten widmen. Rennen - ist nach wie vor Juan Manuel Fangio. In seiner Profikarriere erzielte Klitschko die meisten K. September , erfolgte auch für diesen Termin die Absage durch Furys Management. Kommunalwahlen in der Ukraine: Aber ihre Antwort war immer: Er erreichte nicht ganz die Schlaghärte seines Bruders Vitali, galt dafür jedoch als der schnellere, variablere und technisch vielseitigere Boxer. Ich hatte nicht erwartet, dass sich so ein muskulöser Boxer wie Joshua so gut davon erholen würde. Die erste Pflichtverteidigung seines Titels absolvierte er am Die Krisen in Griechenland und der Ukraine: Respekt vor dieser Lebensleistung. Deutschland Sporthalle Wandsbek, Hamburg , Deutschland. Anders als sein Bruder war er nicht immer auf die Distanz zum Gegner angewiesen, sondern konnte auch in der Halbdistanz mit schnellen Händen agieren. In dem Business gehört es aber zum guten Ton, Abschiedsgelübde zu brechen. Auch diesen Kampf verlor er jedoch, wiederum überraschend, durch technischen K. Vitali Klitschko hat eine intensive und abwechslungsreiche Karriere als Boxer hinter sich. Er galt über viele Jahre bei Fachzeitschriften und in den unabhängigen Ranglisten als Nummer 1 im Schwergewicht.
In July , it was confirmed that the bout would be taking place in Frankfurt. Klitschko faced Peter for a second time, as they had fought in previously.
Klitschko won again, by knocking out Peter in the 10th round. Peter weighed in at pounds, two pounds lighter than their first fight. Peter was caught with three hard right-hands in the second round, one of which seemed to stun him.
Peter tried to duck under the Klitschko jab, but was being tied up on the inside. Peter swung wildly in the tenth and Klitschko put him down with a concussive combination.
Referee Robert Byrd did not start a count and waved the fight off, awarding Klitschko the win by knockout. Klitschko, however, was set to fight Dereck Chisora on 11 December, but the fight was later called off on 8 December due to Klitschko tearing a muscle in his abdomen.
On 5 January , it was announced that Dereck Chisora would get his fight with Klitschko. On 5 March, it was instead announced that the highly anticipated fight against David Haye would take place on 2 July The contract was written so that if Klitschko was not fully healed, then Haye would fight his brother, Vitali.
Klitschko and Haye agreed to a split of the purse and Haye was allotted seats at the venue. Klitschko won by unanimous decision, the three judges scored it —, —, and — all in favour of Klitschko.
Haye revealed afterwards that he had a broken toe. After winning the WBA title, all of the major Heavyweight titles were in the hands of the Klitschko family.
Wladimir and Vitali became the first and only pair of brothers to hold all of the heavyweight titles simultaneously. On 6 October , Klitschko announced his next fight.
After the removal operation he suffered from fever and inflammation. Mormeck failed to land anything in rounds 1 and 4. On 4 March , Klitschko stated that he would next fight his mandatory challenger Tony Thompson , 24 KOs in a rematch from their first fight in At the time, he stated that the newly opened Barclays Arena in New York were interested in showcasing a Klitschko brother.
Since they last fought, Thompson recorded 5 straight wins, all by knockout. Thompson was also down after Klitschko landed a big right hand.
Thompson managed to beat the count just as the round ended. It was his 12th consecutive title defense, the third-most in heavyweight history. There was first mention of a potential Klitschko vs.
Bernd Boente denied these claims. A date in November was considered with the venue likely to be in Hamburg, Germany.
Terms were fully agreed within days of the negotiations for the fight to take place 10 November. On fight night, at the 02 World Arena, Klitschko dominated and retained his belts via a one sided unanimous decision.
The bout opened with a battle between jabs which was won by Klitschko, who was following his jabs with his signature straight right.
Wach managed to wobble Klitschko in round 5 but failed to take advantage. Wach also showed a great chin later in the fight when Klitschko began to let his hands go more landing thunderous shots.
Days before the Klitschko vs. Wach fight took place, it was revealed that Team Sauerland offered Klitschko 5 million euros for a possible fight against then-WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck in the future.
At the time, Huck was preparing for a title defence against Firal Arslan. Pianeta was no different. He went on to say he won his biggest fight against cancer in He dropped Pianeta with a right hand in round four, a left hand put Pianeta down in the fifth; the fight ended at 2: Promoter Vladimir Hryunov won the right to promote Klitschko vs.
It allowed Ryabinsky to dictate the location of the fight and guaranteed the fighters the biggest purses of their careers. The bout was marred with over clinches, most initiated by Klitschko, followed by several repeated roughhouse tactics throughout the match.
All 3 judges scored it — on the scorecards. Leapai fight to take place in Germany on 26 April. You were challenging, you were bold. You had great desire to become a champion.
Not many of my opponents have that type of attitude, that type of heart. The 10 punches landed were made up of 6 jabs and 4 power punches.
The IBF finally ordered Klitschko vs. Kubrat Pulev on 8 May and given 30 days negotiation period. The IBF accepted the request. A new date of 15 November was set.
Despite making a spirited effort, Pulev suffered three knockdowns en route to being knocked out in round five by a devastating left hook.
The time of stoppage was recorded as 2: In the post-fight, Pulev said, "Wladimir is a really good opponent, but he was lucky. I want a rematch".
Klitschko praised Pulev, calling him a tough competitor. This was made up of 10 jabs and 15 power shots landed. Jennings was confirmed and to take place on 25 April at Madison Square Garden.
Negotiations initially started in November The Barclays Center in Brooklyn was originally chosen to stage the fight, but no reason was given for the change of venue.
Klitschko was scheduled to take on undefeated heavyweight contender Tyson Fury , the WBO mandatory challenger, on 24 October in an unprecedented 28th heavyweight world title appearance.
On 25 September , Klitschko postponed the fight, citing a calf injury. It was rescheduled for 28 November Klitschko reportedly had his hands wrapped without a representative of Fury, so had to do them again.
Klitschko and Fury showed little offence during the 12 rounds, but Fury did enough to take the decision. In the post-fight interview, an emotional Fury said, "This is a dream come true.
We worked so hard for this. It just means so much to me to come here and get the decision. And thanks very much for having me.
It was all fun and games during the buildup. He said, "Tyson was the faster and better man tonight. I felt quite comfortable in the first six rounds, but I was astonished that Tyson was so fast in the second half as well.
Klitschko was entitled to a rematch with Fury as part of the contract for their first fight. He apologised to his fans and confirmed the fight would be rescheduled for a later date.
On Thursday 7 July, Fury announced via his Twitter account that the rescheduled fight would take place on 29 October at Manchester Arena.
On 23 September, Fury again postponed the fight after being declared "medically unfit",  before eventually vacating the WBA "Super", WBO and IBO titles, citing problems with depression after testing positive for cocaine.
Days after the Fury rematch was called off, Klitschko was approached by Eddie Hearn , promoter of IBF champion Anthony Joshua , to fight on the 28 November date they had set for a second defence.
Klitschko then turned his attention to fighting Browne instead on 10 December, a date his team had an arena set for in Germany.
Talks between the Klitschko camp and Hearn remained active with a fight set for the first part of Because of this clashing with the WBA enforcing their mandatory, it was believed that either Joshua or Klitschko would have to vacate a title.
He put a request in for 5, more tickets to be made available. Joshua came in heavier at pounds. In front of a post-war record crowd of 90, in attendance, Joshua won by TKO in a high-drama war that saw both men giving their all.
They fought a close and cautious first four rounds. In the fifth, Joshua came out roaring and barraged Klitschko to the canvas.
An angry Klitschko rose up and dominated Joshua for the remainder of the round, before landing a clean right hand and scoring his own knockdown in round 6.
Joshua then put together a few small but powerful combinations which sent his opponent to the canvas. Klitschko again rose but Joshua knocked him down for a second time in the round by unleashing a devastating combination of 7 punches flooring Klitschko with his deadly left hook.
Moments later Joshua tried to end the fight by swinging a few right hooks and managed to back Klitschko in to the ropes where he again sent a barrage of punches with no reply.
The referee then concluded that Klitschko had taken enough punishment and stopped the fight. I need to analyze and see what the heck happened. I wish I could have raised my hands, but congrats to him.
He got up, he fought back, and he won the titles. Big respect to Wladimir for challenging the young lions of the division. The fight averaged , viewers on Showtime in the United States.
It was shown live and the fight began around 5 p. ET and 2 p. Nielsen Media Research revealed the fight peaked at , viewers which was during rounds five and six.
The whole card averaged 9. This was higher than the 8. Haye, which was seen by over 16 million. At this point, it was not said that the rematch would take place.
Klitschko said he needed time to review his situation before agreeing to a rematch. It was only weeks after the fight, when Eddie Hearn filed the paperwork to the IBF to request the exception to the mandatory defense.
IBF explained that the rematch must take place no later than 2 December and the winner must fight Pulev next with no exceptions.
He had a tour of the T-Mobile Arena. There is a huge appetite from both sides to hold the rematch there and we will be talking further over the next week or so to see if that can become a reality.
It would be the biggest heavyweight Vegas fight in probably a couple of decades, so we would love to host it. On 3 August , Wladimir Klitschko announced on his official website and social media channels that he was retiring from boxing.
He competed in 29 world title fights. Throughout his career, Wladimir defeated 23 boxers in 25 victorious fights for the world title, thus holding the record for the most title bout wins against the most opponents in boxing history among legitimate  champions.
Klitschko also holds the record for the longest combined world championship reign in heavyweight history at 4, days; the most wins in world title bouts in the modern heavyweight history at 25; the most wins in unified title bouts and the longest unified championship reign in professional boxing history at 15 title bouts and 14 consecutive defenses respectively; and has the second most total successful title defenses of any heavyweight boxer with 23 including his first reign as WBO champion , behind Joe Louis 25 and ahead of Larry Holmes 20 and Muhammad Ali He also holds the record of having defeated the most boxers with an undefeated record, at 12, [ clarification needed ] and also defeated 12 current or former world champions throughout his career.
Klitschko is also a passionate golfer and was seen playing in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland. The tournament was played over three courses in including St Andrews, Carnoustie, and Kingsbarns in Fife and Angus.
Klitschko was named curator of the Ukrainian pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Since , Klitschko had been in a relationship with American actress Hayden Panettiere.
Wladimir and his brother Vitali have never fought each other in a professional fight as their mother made them promise to never fight each other.
Klitschko speaks four languages: English, German, Russian and Ukrainian. Klitschko said he would use the money to help the dreams of hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian children.
After the sale, the buyer immediately returned the medal out of respect for Klitschko and because he wanted it to remain with the Klitschko family.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Wladimir klitschko. At one point, they ran 12 meter [roughly a half mile] sprints, each under 3 minutes, with a minute rest between each one.
I timed every one and every one was under 3 minutes. I never saw a heavyweight do anything even close to that.
They work their asses off. To be able to do that, two pound guys — whew. Hasim Rahman and Wladimir Klitschko vs.
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Klitschko scored a technical knockout against Williams in 8 rounds on 11 December , while wearing an orange cloth to show support for the Ukrainian presidential opposition movement.
Klitschko knocked Williams down in the 1st, 3rd, 7th, and 8th rounds before the fight was stopped. Immediately afterward, Klitschko dedicated his victory to democracy in his native Ukraine and also to the Ukrainian presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko , whom he supported in 26 December , election revote.
On 9 November , Klitschko announced his retirement from professional boxing and vacated his title. He had been training to fight Hasim Rahman ; however, nine days before the fight, he injured his leg while sparring.
He snapped his anterior cruciate ligament , which with surgery would take up to a year to heal and possibly prove career ending. To avoid keeping the title out of use he retired.
The WBC was grateful for his consideration. On other occasions he cited regrets about his suddenly mounting injuries, a desire to leave the sport while still on top and political aspirations in his home country of Ukraine.
At the time, there was interest in a potential Peter vs. Instead, Vitali took advantage of his champion emeritus status and secured a title challenge against Peter.
The fight was arranged on 11 October at O2 World, Berlin. It would be one of the most anticipated heavyweight fights in the past few years.
Both men had a rightful claim to being the champion and the stakes for the future of the heavyweight division were high.
Klitschko had Peter intimidated from the first round and stunned him with accurate hard punches. Klitschko kept the hard-punching Nigerian off with an effective left jab and took control in the center of the ring.
Over eight rounds, Klitschko completely dismantled and outfought the younger champion. After the eighth round, Peter slumped on his stool, shook his head and asked that the bout be stopped.
By the sixth round, Vitali was in total control. He therefore employed a game-plan which involved applying constant pressure to Vitali in order to force him into a high tempo fight.
Despite his best efforts, the bout became one sided very quickly. Klitschko consistently proved himself faster, sharper and much fitter than Arreola.
On 12 December, Vitali defeated Kevin Johnson by unanimous decision, winning almost every round. Though he proved hard to hit, he failed to launch any sustained attack of his own.
Sosnowski was knocked down by a right hand in the 10th round, prompting referee Jay Nady to immediately wave off the fight. Sosnowski was the No.
Klitschko completely dismantled his challenger with superior hand speed. Briggs struggled to land any meaningful punches, as Klitschko won every round decisively.
After a few rounds, Briggs was receiving a vicious and sustained beating which caused him serious facial injuries. Considering the beating he was receiving, there was some suggestion that the referee should have stopped the bout during the last few rounds.
Klitschko had retained his belt with official scores of —, —, and — During the post-fight interview, the American boxer Briggs said: The bout was tentatively scheduled for March Klitschko won by KO.
The referee stopped the bout after Adamek received punishing blows and was ruled out, as he was no longer able to defend himself.
After turning 41 on 19 July , Vitali became one of the oldest Heavyweight Champions in history. Despite having a four-year hiatus from the sport, Vitali has proven to be a remarkably effective and dominant Heavyweight Champion once again.
Alongside his brother Wladimir, he also fights on for their shared ambition of holding all four Heavyweight Championship belts together, an ambition that was realised on 2 July when brother Wladimir defeated David Haye to win the WBA Heavyweight Championship.
After Wladimir Klitschko had to cancel his fight with Jean-Marc Mormeck , it was thought that Vitali was likely to fight on 25 February The fight was fought against a backdrop of antagonism displayed by the contender Dereck Chisora at the weigh in.
Chisora slapped Klitschko across the face causing a red mark to be left. Vitali won the majority of the rounds boxing a disciplined fight with changing angles and superior footwork.
Chisora, constantly coming forward delivering punishing body shots, failed to wear down the older man. A doctor confirmed a ligament tear was suffered in his left shoulder.
Klitschko said he "suddenly lost strength in the left hand" and was forced to only use his right. The injury was believed to have happened in the second or third round.
At the post-fight press conference, a brawl ensued between Haye and Chisora. After the altercation, Chisora challenged Haye to a fight in the ring and said, "I am going to shoot David Haye.
His comments and actions were later condemned by Frank Warren, his promoter, and Wladimir Klitschko. Klitschko was expected to face Bermane Stiverne in a mandatory title defense, but was forced to pull out due to injury.
On 15 December , Vitali Klitschko stepped back from boxing. He was announced champion emeritus, which means that if he wants to return to boxing, he can fight the WBC Heavyweight Champion without having any fights beforehand.
During the Ukrainian presidential election and the following Orange Revolution , the Klitschko brothers openly supported the candidacy of Viktor Yushchenko.
Klitschko began campaigning for Mayor of Kiev shortly after his retirement in Klitschko simultaneously led the Vitaliy Klychko Bloc that won Support consisted in logistics, training and joint performances.
In October , Klitschko announced that he would run in the Kiev mayoral election. Klitschko announced on 24 October that he intended to take part in the next Ukrainian presidential election that was then set for Klitschko was one of the dominant figures of the Euromaidan protests.
Klitschko headed the election list of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc in the late October Ukrainian parliamentary election , but he vowed not to resign as Mayor of Kiev.
In the Kiev mayoral election Klitschko was reelected with Klitschko resigned as Petro Poroshenko Bloc chairman on 26 May after a new law barring a head of administration to be chairman or a member of a political party took effect on 1 May In December Klitschko described the judicial system of Ukraine as "complete degradation" and accused it of violating human rights and humiliating its prisoners.
In early April Klitschko called for early presidential and parliamentary elections in Ukraine. The elder Klitschko was also one of the commanders in charge of cleaning up the effects of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster in and was afterward diagnosed with cancer.
Klitschko has been accused of working as a debt collector in the s for mafia boss Viktor Rybalko. Vitali Klitschko is married to Natalia Egorova, a former athlete and model.
In , Klitschko graduated from the Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky Pedagogical Institute Ukraine  and was accepted into the postgraduate study program at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
On 29 February , he presented his doctoral thesis on "talent and sponsorship in sports"  at the "Kyiv University of Physical Science and Sports" and his PhD in Sports Science was conferred.
Klitschko has lived for years in Germany in addition to residing in Kiev. Both Vitali and his brother are avid chess players. Vitali is a friend of former world chess champion Vladimir Kramnik and the two have played, with Kramnik always winning.
Vitali has commented that "chess is similar to boxing. You need to develop a strategy, and you need to think two or three steps ahead about what your opponent is doing.
You have to be smart. In chess, nobody is an expert, but everybody plays. In boxing everybody is an expert, but nobody fights.
Vitali and his brother also have been involved in charitable activities dedicated to supporting the needs of schools, churches and children. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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