Why Joshua vs Klitschko was the start of better things for heavyweight boxing From 2004 to 2015 the Klitschko brothers, Vitali and Wladimir, dominated the world of heavyweight boxing. This lead to a predictable period for the sport, when watching and betting on heavyweight bouts did little to spark the imagination.
Wladimir Klitschko (63-3, 53 KO) retained his IBF heavyweight title last night in Hamburg, Germany. He was up against Kubrat Pulev who was the world heavyweight number one contender. Many thought the Bulgarian would prove one of Klitschko’s toughest tests to date. Kubrat Pulev (20-1, 11 KO) started well, going after
The very definition of the pound for pound rankings accepts that the idea is limited, though they use the word subjective. Personally I like to look at overall ability rather than current ranking within the weight class, opponents beaten or being particularly brilliant in one area over others. It is for this
Wladimir Klitchsko (62-3, 52 KOs) has been ordered to face Kubrat Pulev (20-0, 11 KO’s) next by the IBF; the International Boxing Federation wasted no time giving the champion his next assignment. Klitschko defended his titles — which include the World Boxing Association and World Boxing Organisation belts as well as
Shannon Briggs (51-6-1, 45 KO’s) turned up at Wladimir Klitschko’s gym where he was training for his upcoming world title defence against Alex Leapai next month on April 26th The former WBO heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs was ranting and raving at Klitchsko in the gym, challenging him there and then to