News with tag “Klitschko”
- May 7, 2013
Kyiv, May 7, 2013. The match between Ukrainian boxer Volodymyr Klitschko, 37, and Italian Francesco Pianeta, 28, ended in a technical knockout. Referee Ernie Sharif ended the bout after Pianeta’s fall. This is the 60th win for younger Klitschko. Volodymyr defended his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, and The Ring Heavyweight titles in the fight.
- August 17, 2012
Kyiv, August 17, 2012. Ukrainian athlete Volodymyr Klitschko joined four American boxing legends on The Ring’s ranking of world’s top five boxers with combined Olympic and professional success. Renowned Americans Muhammad Ali, Roy Jones Jr., Ray Leonard, and Pernell Whitaker take spots one through four on the list.
- January 18, 2012
Kyiv, January 18, 2012. Vitali Klitschko won the title Boxer of the Year in the chart Best WBC Boxers and Boxing Bouts of the Year, reported World Boxing News. In 2011 Klitschko made two mandatory bouts this year confirming his title as WBC World Champion.
- July 11, 2011
Kyiv, July 11, 2011. The press conference dedicated to the presentation of the six major Championship belts won by the Klitschko brothers was held in Kyiv on July 7. Two brothers currently hold all heavyweight championship titles with Volodymyr Klitschko being the WBA, IBF, IBO, WBO, andRing MagazineChampion andhis older brotherVitali Klitschko— the current WBC champion.
- March 21, 2011
Kyiv, March 21, 2011. World champion Ukrainian Vitaliy Klitschko defended his WBC heavyweight title winning over Cuban Odlanier Solis with a first round knockout.