A New Standard For Men, Vitali Klitschko

Men everywhere except two, no matter how successful, are essentially dissatisfied with themselves. Only the President of the United States and Boxing’s Undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World get to go to bed each night knowing that they’re not underachievers. All other men walk the earth somewhat of a disappointment to themselves. You can see it in their downturned...
Via The Queensbury Rules
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vitali Klitschko remains at center of Ukraine’s deadly clashes

Photos of Deadly Kiev, Ukraine Protests & Quotes from Vitali Klitschko Former heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko remains right in the center of the violent and deadly clashes between protesters and government forces in Kiev, Ukraine. The one-time mayoral candidate and future Ukrainian presidential candidate has long been outspoken against the current government, its corruption...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Boxer Vitali Klitschko Meets With Ukraine President After Violent Clashes

Ukraine’s political crisis escalated into an explosion of violence Tuesday, leaving at least 21 dead in the nation’s bloodiest day since it gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Thousands of riot police charged protesters at a camp in Ukraine’s capital as the standoff between a Western style of democracy and a Russian style of government resulted in violent clashes...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Klitschko wants to fight again in the US

Wladimir Klitschko knows he has an image problem with fans in the United States, who for the most part pay the heavyweight champion little attention. He wants to change that, though not at the expense of his decade-long winning streak or his collection of heavyweight titles. ''I understand the criticism that the fights are lopsided and kind of boring. I'm getting it...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Vitali Klitschko vacates belt to pursue politics in homeland Ukraine

Vitali Klitschko is leaving boxing to concentrate on Ukrainian politics and his role as an opposition leader. Klitschko vacated his WBC world heavyweight title on Monday and said he doesn't expect to fight again as he pursues a presidential bid in his home country, where citizens have been protesting for weeks in Kiev over President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to shun closer...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Klitschko to run for Ukraine presidency

Vitali Klitschko, a heavyweight boxing champion and top Ukrainian opposition leader, says he will run for the ex-Soviet nation's presidency in 2015. The 42-year-old was elected to parliament last fall as the head of his pro-Western party Udar (''Punch'' in English). Since then, Klitschko, the reigning WBC heavyweight champion, has campaigned against what he calls...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

‘Dr. Iron Fist’ Vitali Klitschko suffers injuries in violent political protest

WBC heavyweight titlist “Dr. Iron Fist” Vitali Klitschko was sprayed with tear gas and suffered a gash on his right hand while protesting a Russian language bill yesterday in Kiev, Ukraine. Klitschko (44-2, 40 KOs), who is slated to bludgeon … Continue reading →
Via Sports by Colin
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Vitali Klitschko injured at protest

Ukrainian boxer Vitali Klitschko escaped serious injury but did suffer a cut to his left hand and was teargassed during a political rally in Kiev on Wednesday.

Via Just Sports And Just Us
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Dereck Chisora slaps Vitali Klitschko during weigh-in, assuring annihilation (video)

On Saturday, Feb. 18, Dereck Chisora will be the heavy, heavy underdog in his bout with 6’7″ heavyweight bruiser Vitali Klitschko. During the official weigh-in for the big fight, Chisora foolishly smacked Klitschko. Hard. BBC Sport boxing reporter Mike Costello was there and he submitted this description of the chaotic events: “Somehow, Klitschko refrained [...]
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Chisora promises 8th-round KO of Klitschko

Dereck Chisora is promising an eighth-round knockout when he challenges WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko on Saturday. Klitschko is dismissing the boast and says the British challenger doesn't stand a chance, a view shared by many. Chisora says he can ''smell fear'' in Klitschko's corner and promises to be fighting ''a hundred miles an hour...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

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