Reuters reported Sunday that WBC titleholder Vitali Klitschko helped defuse a potentially explosive clash between political protesters and police in Kiev, Ukraine. Opposition leaders planned to storm the offices of President Viktor Yanukovich in an attempt to force his government to resign. However, using a microphone, the 6-foot-7, 247 pound Klitschko (45-2, 41 KOs) managed to somewhat...
The World Boxing Council’s 51st annual convention opened Monday in Bangkok and the organization will soon rule on Vitali Klitschko’s future. After leading the UDAR (Punch) party to a surprising third place finish last autumn, the 42-year-old Klitschko (45-2, 41 KOs) recently announced his candidacy for the 2015 Ukrainian presidential election. Having beaten Corrie Sanders to...
Vitali Klitschko on Thursday announced his candidacy for the 2015 Ukrainian presidential election. The 42-year-old Klitschko (45-2, 41 KOs) led the UDAR (Punch) party to a surprising third place finish in the Ukrainian parliamentary election in October 2012 and hasn’t decided whether to again scrap or focus on politics. Having beaten Corrie Sanders to capture the WBC title in April...
Amidst resistance, WBC heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has announced his candidacy for the 2015 Ukraine presidential election.
Vitali Klitschko, a heavyweight boxing champion and top Ukrainian opposition leader, says he will run for the ex-Soviet nation's presidency in 2015.
The 42-year-old was elected to parliament last fall as the head of his pro-Western party Udar (''Punch'' in English). Since then, Klitschko, the reigning WBC heavyweight champion, has campaigned against what he calls...
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October 24, 2013
What if Vitali and Wladimir Weren't Around?
For the past decade , the brothers Klitschko have dominated the heavyweight division with consummate ease. Challengers have tried and failed to grab victory and hear that all elusive catchphrase, "and the new", as the Ukrainian behemoths continuously re-assert their authority over boxing's most iconic weight division....
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.
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...
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February 13, 2012