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Ken Hershman stepping down as HBO Sports president

A very surprising development from HBO this morning, as the network announced that Ken Hershman is leaving as president of HBO Sports. He’ll stay in his post until the end of the year. Ken Hershman will step down as HBO Sports President at the end of the year. He’s run the division since 2012. — John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) October 30, 2015   The news circulated quickly...
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Wladimir Klitschko vs. Tyson Fury rescheduled for November 28th

World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko will defend his titles against Tyson Fury on November 28 at ESPRIT arena in Düsseldorf. Tickets from the originally scheduled bout, which had been set for October 24th, will keep their validity. Originally scheduled on October 24th the fight has been postponed due to an injury of Wladimir Klitschko. After a comprehensive medical examination...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Klitschko Postpones Fury Fight, Cites Calf Injury

If you were anxious to see the October 24th heavyweight showdown between champion Wladimir Klitschko and Tyson Fury, you’ll have to wait just a bit longer. On Thursday, Klitschko posted a message on his Instagram account alerting fans and followers that he suffered a tear to his left calf during training. A injury he characterizes as “minor.” As a result the fight is off but...
Via BadCulture
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Batman Fury Beats Up “Joker” At Klitschko Presser

LONDON– If you are a Tyson Fury fan, take comfort in knowing that he is Batman and he will protect these mean boxing/Gotham streets in a heart beat. About a week ago (no schmoney) during a media conference call alphabet champion Wladimir Klitschko said Tyson Fury was “bi-polar” among other things. Well maybe he just didn’t know...
Via BadCulture
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Wladimir Klitschko training camp footage as he preps for Tyson Fury

Wladimir Klitschko has been hard at work for his upcoming October 24th fight in Dusseldorf, Germany, against unbeaten Tyson Fury. Klitschko knows he’s up against a big challenge here, in both stature and quality of opponent. Here, you can watch a training camp video as Klitschko works with trainer Jonathan Banks in their camp in Florida. You’ll see Klitschko working the mitts...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

W. Klitschko: “I Can Change Him Into A Better Person”

With the usual retirement talks quieted by a recent five fight contract extension with RTL, alphabet champion Wladimir Klitschko took time on Tuesday from his US home in Florida to discuss the upcoming match-up against Britain’s Tyson Fury in Düsseldorf, Germany. During the call the often humorous Klitschko shared not what he could do to Fury in the ring but what he could do...
Via BadCulture
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko v Tyson Fury Set For German

Once again Germany plays host for the next big heavyweight title fight. After discussions and negotiations that appeared bound for purse bid, Dr. Steelhammer a.k.a alphabet (WBA, IBF, and WBO) heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and British heavyweight challenger Tyson Fury are headed to the ring. Taking place on October 24th in Dusseldorf, Germany, Fury is the mandatory challenger...
Via BadCulture
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko Defeats Bryant Jennings By Decision (Videos)

Wladimir Klitschko defended his boxing heavyweight world championship when he defeated Bryant Jennings by unanimous decision Saturday. The bout marked 18 consecutive title defenses for Klitschko, third-most all time. Two judges scored the fight 116-112, while a third scored it 118-109. Check out highlights below. Klitschko forgot who he was fighting for a moment. Here’s...
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko impregnated Hayden Panettiere?

An inside source allegedly has revealed to US Weekly that Wladimir Klitschko and actress Hayden Panettiere are expecting their first child. The Ukrainian heavyweight boxer and actress, always looked upon as an odd match, both in practicality (he’s 38, she’s 24) and in size differential (he’s 6-foot-6, she’s five-feet even), have been engaged for about […] The post Wladimir...
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May 28, 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's mandatory...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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