Wladimir Klitschko Tickets
Standing as one of the most successful boxers this decade, Wladimir Klitschko can boast a career in boxing that spans for almost 20 years. In fact, it was Klitschko that used to train Anthony Joshua so what we'll see is a classic battle between youth and experience. Needless to say, his upcoming bout with Anthony Joshua is looking to be one of the biggest fights this year, especially with both boxers taking the discipline with the utmost seriousness. With Klitschko having racked up an incredible 64 wins throughout his career, he is already looking to be Anthony Joshua's toughest fight yet. So make sure you're there to see this exciting match in person with those Wladimir Klitschko tickets!
Wladimir Klitschko biography
Born in Ukraine, Klitschko can actually boast being the second longest reigning heavyweight champion of all time, the honour of first goes to Joe "Brown Bomber" Louis of 1950s fame. As far as boxing goes, the talent really is in the blood of the Klitschko family with Wladimir standing as the younger brother of former WBC, WBO and Ring magazine heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko. Earning the title of "Dr. Steelhammer" during the 1997 Summer Olympics, where he defeated Paea Wolfgramm to win the Super-Heavyweight gold medal. Klitschko's stint as an amateur boxer ended soon after, with his promotion to professional coming under the tutelage of Fritz Sdunek. Soon after his promotion Klitschko made headlines having registered five title defences in a row, winning via technical knockout every time.
From then on Klitschko has featured in some of the biggest fights this decade! While boxing is his bread and butter, the boxer has been known to dabble in a number of charitable causes and has even won the humanitarian award for some of his joint "Sport for Good" projects. Golfing fans, may even catch the Ukrainian powerhouse golfing, as he took part in Scotland's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship!
Wladimir Klitschko's biggest fights
With over 20 years of boxing under his belt, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Klitschko has been the centre point of a number of boxing matches in the past decade. Amongst some of his biggest fights include bouts against David Haye and Bryant Jennings. His fight against David Haye proved particularly venomous, with David Haye taking verbal shots at Klitschko during the run-up to the match. One particular controversy involved an IOS app that Haye commissioned, whereby Haye decapitates Klitschko in a boxing match. While Haye's tactic of taunting the Ukrainian eventually fell flat, this echoed a lot with his expected fight with Tyson Fury. Wladimir spent much of his time training prior to his match with Tyson Fury, while Fury continued to taunt and belittle Klitschko's efforts, leading to Klitschko expressing his desire to "teach Fury a lesson" (much like Haye before him). This in turn was to become what many described as the "Fight of the Century" however after a number of postponings, Fury was declared "medically unfit" and stripped of his titles.
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