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VITALI KLITSCHKO RUMORS

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...
Via NESN.com
February 18, 2014  |  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
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

A look at Vitali Klitschko’s politics & the UDAR party

Vitali Klitschko has had one foot in boxing and one foot in politics for several years now, but at the age of 42 his latest retirement from the sport seems like his final and permanent one. With that, he now has both feet in the political arena and his eyes are on Ukraine's Presidency. As boxing fans bid Dr. Ironfist adieu, a look at the man's record and place in Ukrainian...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Vitali Klitschko vacates title belt to focus on politics in Ukraine

WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko has decided to vacate his title belt in order to focus on politics in his home country of Ukraine. The 42-year-old Klitschko is a leader of the political opposition group in Ukraine and intends to run for president in 2015. On Monday Klitschko vacated the belt and was then named “Champion Emeritus” by the WBC, which means that if he comes...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 16, 2013  |  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

Vitali Klitschko leaves boxing to pursue politics

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. The World Boxing Council proclaimed Klitschko a ''Champion Emeritus,'' a move that would allow...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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