Stories tagged: Wladimir Klitschko
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 2:19 p.m.
Tim Dahlberg: Wladimir Klitschko was dominant but never really got his due
Wladimir Klitschko was as dominant as he was boring, holding pieces of the heavyweight title for the better part of a decade in a reign not seen since the days …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 1:51 a.m.
Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko retires
Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his immediate retirement from boxing on Thursday. The decision ends an era when the Klitschko name alone could guarantee one of the biggest …
Sun., April 30, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Anthony Joshua, with heavyweight title, may make boxing must-see TV
Anthony Joshua remained in the ring long after 90,000 of his supporters had filed out of Wembley Stadium, posing happily for pictures with his team and hugging just about everyone …
Sat., April 29, 2017, 2:59 p.m.
British heavyweight boxing star Anthony Joshua knocks out Wladimir Klitschko
Anthony Joshua survived the first knockdown of his young career, coming back to drop Wladimir Klitschko twice before stopping him in the 11th round Saturday night to retain his heavyweight …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Is Anthony Joshua boxing’s next great heavyweight?
Anthony Joshua has the weight of a country on his shoulders, and a fighter with true heavyweight pedigree in the ring across from him. Add to that 90,000 screaming fans …
Sun., Nov. 29, 2015, 6:49 p.m.
After beating Klitschko, Fury wants to be ‘great champion’
He threatened to walk away from boxing if he lost to Wladimir Klitschko, or even if he won. Now the always unpredictable Tyson Fury says he intends to be a …
Sat., Nov. 28, 2015, 6:37 p.m.
Tyson Fury ends Wladimir Klitschko’s heavyweight reign
Tyson Fury defeated Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision to end the Ukrainian’s 9 1/2-year reign as heavyweight champion on Saturday and take his WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles.
Sun., April 26, 2015
Wladimir Klitschko outpoints Bryant Jennings to defend heavyweight titles
Wladimir Klitschko easily outpointed a game-but-outclassed Bryant Jennings in the champion’s return to the United States, defending his heavyweight titles with a unanimous decision Saturday night at Madison Square Garden …
Sat., April 25, 2015
Back in the Garden
It’s difficult to tell if Wladimir Klitschko has a tougher time holding up all his championship belts or defending them in the ring. That’s where he will be tonight, in …
Sun., Nov. 16, 2014
Wladimir Klitschko floors Kubrat Pulev in 5th round
HAMBURG, Germany – Wladimir Klitschko knocked out the previously unbeaten Kubrat Pulev in the fifth round to retain his four heavyweight belts on Saturday. Klitschko sent the Bulgarian flying back …
Sun., April 27, 2014
Wladimir Klitschko KOs Leapai in 5th round, retains four heavyweight title belts
Wladimir Klitschko toyed with Alex Leapai and knocked him out in the fifth round to retain his four heavyweight belts on Saturday in Oberhausen, Germany. Klitschko, taller with a longer …
Sun., Oct. 6, 2013
Klitschko outpoints Povetkin to retain heavyweight belts
Wladimir Klitschko retained his WBA and IBF heavyweight titles Saturday night in Moscow, unanimously outpointing previously undefeated Alexander Povetkin. Klitschko knocked down Povetkin three times in the seventh round. All …
Fri., Sept. 28, 2012
Klitschko honors slain Sanders
Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (pictured right) paid tribute to late boxer Corrie Sanders on Thursday, saying the South African made him the fighter he is today. Klitschko said his shocking …
Sat., Aug. 25, 2012
Earned Redshirt freshman Marcus Mariota has won the starting quarterback job for the fifth-ranked Oregon Ducks. Football coach Chip Kelly announced Friday that Mariota earned the position over sophomore Bryan …
Sun., July 3, 2011
Klitschko batters Haye in unanimous decision
HAMBURG, Germany – Wladimir Klitschko wanted to punish David Haye for all the trash talking he did leading up to their title fight. He settled for merely making Haye another …
Sat., July 2, 2011
Heavyweights Haye, Klitschko finally face off
HAMBURG, Germany – David Haye must rely on his blistering speed against the reach and power of Wladimir Klitschko in a much-anticipated heavyweight title fight. The trash-talking Englishman has been …
Sun., Oct. 3, 2010
Blanchette: Klitschko’s radar spots Welliver
In the ring together, Wladimir Klitschko and … Chauncy Welliver? “It does seem a little surreal,” Welliver conceded.