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Vitali Klitschko

Vitali Klitschko On Boxing: “It Is, And Always Will Be In My Heart”

It took a more than a year for Vitali Klitschko to announce his retirement. It all started with rumors, he then swiftly aligned himself with Ukrainian government, and in a matter of a couple of months, he was neck deep in politics. Now, as Ukraine is going through an awfully turbulent, chaotic time, Vitali once again made it clear that boxing is his past, while trying to be a policies leader is [...]

Vitali Klitschko gets nailed with fire extinguisher spray

Former WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko is finding out the hard way how difficult it is to be a politician in Ukraine. While attempting to break up a large crowd of protesters on Sunday, Vitali, an opposition leader, was booed and sprayed with a fire extinguisher at point blank range by what appeared to be the police. Vitali had a bullhorn and seemed to have peaceful intent in breaking up [...]

Vitali Klitschko Explores The Possibility Of Boxing Again

I believe that most of us had expected to hear Vitali Klitschko announcing his retirement from boxing sometime soon. And exactly this happened, as Vitali’s political agenda and involvement in Ukraine swiftly took a turn, and required an entirety of his time and attention. Not only is Vitali dealing with a vicious wave of protests, but is also trying to win over the people and the majority vote that [...]

Vitali Klitschko is all but retired – where does “Dr. Iron Fist” rank amongst the all-time heavyweight greats?

As fans know, Vitali Klitschko recently vacated his WBC heavyweight title and declared how he “cannot imagine” a ring return “as things stand now.” So, it seems there is a good chance that at age 42, the elder Klitschko brother has fought his last fight in the ring and can now retire from boxing, his contributions to the sport in the history books. And Vitali achieved a lot in his 17-year [...]

WBC News On Klitschko, Stiverne, Arreola

The WBC Board of Governors has finished its voting procedure to determine the steps to fill the heavyweight world championship after Vitali Klitschko has been confirmed as WBC Emeritus Champion while he focuses on his political campaign for the presidency of Ukraine. It has been decided to order immediate free negotiations between No. 1 ranked contender and WBC Silver world champion Bermane Stiverne [...]

Vitali Klitschko may have vacated the WBC crown, but it could soon be back in the Klitschko family…

Wladimir aims to become undisputed heavyweight king As fight fans have almost certainly read by now, Vitali Klitschko has vacated the WBC heavyweight title due to his political ambitions and has been declared The Champion Emeritus by the governing body. This news excited fans who crave a competitive heavyweight title fight, as they can now look forward to seeing two young studs battling for the [...]

Vitali Klitschko no longer WBC heavyweight champ

The Board Meeting of the WBC and its president Jose Sulaiman have decided to appoint Vitali Klitschko, one of the WBC’s greatest and most successful Heavyweight Champions, as Champion Emeritus. The WBC show his full support of Vitali Klitschko in his political activities in his home country Ukraine and understand that he is unable to defend his title inside the ring in the foreseeable future. [...]

Vitali Klitschko made WBC Emeritus champion

The WBC is proud and honored to confirm the status of Vitali Klitschko as WBC Heavyweight World Champion Emeritus. Undoubtedly, Vitali has earned that distinction through his actions inside and outside the ring. Vitali Klitschko is fighting the fight of his life, this time outside the ring. Vitali is showing to the world what is the true heart of a champion by leading his countrymen to battle [...]

WBC gives Vitali Klitschko until December 15th to make decision about fight status

Not surprisingly the World Boxing Council has given WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (45-2, 41 KO's) another delay, this one until December 15th, to make a decision about whether he'll choose to defend his WBC crown ever again. The thing is the WBC already gave Vitali a November 30th extension to make a decision about whether he'll fight again or not, and when that time came, Vitali got another [...]

The Klitschko Brothers to gather 150 philanthropists for сharity Gala evening

The Klitschko Foundation Third Charity Gala will be held in Kiev, Ukraine, on 5 December 2013. More than 150 guests from all over the world will be there to lend their support to the Klitschko brothers’ charitable initiatives, and to raise funds for the sport and educational projects of the Klitschko Foundation. A charity auction will be held as the part of the Gala evening and will feature exclusive [...]

WBC News: Vitali Klitschko has until November 30th to confirm fight plans

The mandatory title defense of heavyweight world champion Vitali Klitschko of Ukraine was not addressed during the mandatory meetings on Wednesday because mandatory challenger Bermane Stiverne and his promoter, Camille Estephan, both of Canada, did not arrive until today. K2 Promotion’s Tom Loeffler of the U.S., said that Klitschko requested the WBC to wait until November 30 for his confirmation [...]

Vitali Klitschko For President 2015! Will 2014 Be The Year Dr. Ironfist Retires?

Vitali Klitschko’s retirement plans have been pushed back numerous times, and have been a topic that many boxing fans have been curious about. Apparently but not surprisingly, according to USAToday, Vitali is planning on running for the Presidency of Ukraine in 2015, thus will be completely submerged in his political duties next year and even more in 2015. Assuming this information is correct [...]
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