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WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO RUMORS

Shannon Briggs wants to get knocked onto Queer Street by Wladimir Klitschko

Speaking with FightNews on Thursday, former two-time heavyweight titlist Shannon Briggs said he’s “living right” and ready to battle Wladimir Klitschko. Briggs (55-6-1-1, 48 KOs) earned a unanimous decision over Brazilian Raphael Zumbano Love to capture the vacant NABA heavyweight strap on June 28. A native Brooklynite, Briggs floored Love (34-8-1, 27 KOs) in the opening and...
Via Sports by Colin
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kubrat Pulev’s top 5 advantages against Wladimir Klitschko

A year and a half ago, I evaluated Bulgarian heavyweight Kubrat Pulev as part of our "Klitschko Readiness Rating" series. At that time I gave him a grade of B, reflecting my view that Pulev had the potential to be a viable opponent for Dr. Steelhammer, but had not yet realized that potential. Since then, Pulev handily defeated a Tony Thompson who was better than anyone...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Trainer Tommy Brooks thinks David Price will be ready for Wladimir Klitschko next year

Tommy Brooks knows a thing or two about heavyweights. The legendary American coach has trained a who’s who of heavyweight greats including Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson and the Klitschko brothers. Brooks’ latest charge is British heavyweight star David Price (17-2, 15 KOs). Brooks has been overseeing the rebuilding process for the Olympic Bronze medalist, following back-to-back...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko impregnated Hayden Panettiere?

An inside source allegedly has revealed to US Weekly that Wladimir Klitschko and actress Hayden Panettiere are expecting their first child. The Ukrainian heavyweight boxer and actress, always looked upon as an odd match, both in practicality (he’s 38, she’s 24) and in size differential (he’s 6-foot-6, she’s five-feet even), have been engaged for about […] The post Wladimir...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nothing like Mike Tyson, Wladimir Klitschko will knockout Alex Leapai

Wladimir Klitschko and Australian Alex Leapai spoke at Wednesday’s press conference in Düsseldorf, Germany. In a bout that will be televised in the United States live on ESPN, Klitschko (61-3, 52 KOs) is slated to defend the The Ring, WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts against Leapai (30-4-3, 24 K0s) Saturday night at the Koenig Pilsener Arena. A reformed jailbird who three...
Via Sports by Colin
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko’s April 26 bout against Alex Leapai to air on ESPN

A bout involving either of the Klitschko brothers airing in the U.S. has become rarer as the years have passed. The undisputed kings of boxing‘s heavyweight division don’t provide the pizazz and excitement in their bouts that glues people to their seats near a television. The two are technically brillant boxers who overwhelm, outclass and beat their opponents. There isn’t anything...
Via Players View
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Australia's Alex Leapai to face off with Wladimir Klitschko

Wladimir Klitschko will defend his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles against Australian challenger Alex Leapai in Oberhausen, Germany, on April 26. Klitschko's management company says the bout will be the Ukrainian fighter's 25th world championship fight. The 1.83-meter (6-foot) Leapai defeated the previously unbeaten Denis Boytsov in November to become the WBO&...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Hayden Panettiere, Wladimir Klitschko announce engagement

Via Guyism
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alexander Povetkin negotiations ordered by WBA

The World Boxing Association (WBA) has instructed the promotional companies Sauerland Event (SE) and Klitschko Management Group (KMG) to conduct immediate negotiations for the fight between the current Heavyweight Super Champion Wladimir Klitschko and Regular World Champion Alexander Povetkin. The WBA has followed the rules of their writing originally sent to all parties prior to...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Update: Wladimir Klitschko confirms Emmanuel Steward’s death, or NOT?

Earlier this morning we published a story on the contradicting reports of Emmanuel Steward's passing. Well, it appears that the worst is true, as Wladimir Klitschko has released an official statement on the passing of his longtime trainer and friend. Update: This statement has now been deleted from the Klitschko Facebook page, continuing to add more speculation to these crazy...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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