20 Years Ago Today – When Vitali Klitschko “Quit” Against Chris Byrd

Chris Byrd, Vitali Klitschko - Former heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko lost just two fights in his entire pro career, both of them due to injury. Klitschko, he of the “Iron Fist” and the steel chin, was famously stopped on cuts in his thrilling war with Lennox Lewis, and the elder of the two Klitschko brothers remained on his stool after nine rounds with a bad shoulder in his fight with Chris Byrd.

Former heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko lost just two fights in his entire pro career, both of them due to injury. Klitschko, he of the “Iron Fist” and the steel chin, was famously stopped on cuts in his thrilling war with Lennox Lewis, and the elder of the two Klitschko brothers remained on his stool after nine rounds with a bad shoulder in his fight with Chris Byrd.… Read more