Vladimir Klitschko

Vladimir Klitchko biography


Childhood and early career Vladimir Klitschko

Vladimir Klitschko was born in Semipalatinsk (Kazakhstan) March 25, 1976 in a military family. As a child boxer was quiet and calm baby. Little Vladimir wanted to connect my life with medicine or become an astronaut. Nobody meant including Vladimir himself that out of him in the future can come out big-name boxer.

When he was just 9 years old, he moved to Ukraine with his parents. From his childhood Vladimir fond of different kinds of combat. Boxing Klitschko interested in 14 years.

Vladimir and Vitaliy Klitchko in childhood
    Vladimir and Vitaliy Klitchko in childhood

Vladimir Klitschko was in Brovary School of Physical Education, from which he graduated in 1992. After college boxer went to Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky Pedagogical institut. In 17 years old boxer won the title of champion of Europe among juniors, 5 times champion of Ukraine in boxing.

In 1995, Klitschko became the champion of the first World Military Games in the heavyweight category, in 1996 won the silver medal at European Boxing Championship.

Sport career Wladimir Klitschko

The most significant event for the career of Vladimir is to win at the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996. Following this presentation, together with his brother was invited to sports clubs, but the Klitschko brothers have chosen club «Universum Box-Primition», where the athletes began to coach Fritz Zdunek.

In 1998, Vladimir Klitschko tarnished its reputation losing Ross Puritty. This battle took place in Kiev. In the same year, Klitschko defeated Marcus McIntyre and Martin Everett, thereby earned the interim WBC International title.

The first serious fight Wladimir Klitschko took place in 1999 with Axel Shultsazom whom Vladimir won an 8-round knockout. After this fight Axel did not come out to the ring as much as 7 years. In the same year, Klitschko won by knockout boxer Phil Jackson.

A year later, Wladimir Klitschko defeated the best fighters of the world: David Bostisom, Monte Barrett, Chris Byrd and Pea Volfrgammom. In April of this year he played a boxer in the warm-up match between Lennox Lewis and Michael Grant, which was held in New York. In the opening act against Klitschko gave David Bostis, which Vladimir 4 times knocked out.

In 2001, Vladimir knocked out another two famous boxers: Charles Shafforda and Derrick Jefferson. From his fight with David Izonritei Vladimir she refused because of a shoulder injury, which he received during one of the battles. In 2002 victory over Jameel McCline and Ray Mercer. In 2003, he won the battle at D. Nicholson, but lost to Corrie Sanders.

Vladimir Klitschko
                          Vladimir Klitschko

In 2004, Vladimir Klitschko boxed with American Lamon Brewster. After this fight broke out a scandal. After the match, Vladimir could not get up without help, since he felt very bad. Rumor has it that the sportsman had been poisoned, but tests showed the body of Vladimir no toxic substances. Private doctors asked Vladimir to redirect them to cross-check tests, but the request was rejected. The investigation of the case engaged the FBI, but the real facts of the case are not known until now.

After that fight Vladimir Klitschko was a real depression. In autumn 2004, the boxer hesitantly opposed American Devarrila Williamson, because of which succumbed to serious criticism. The battle ended when the rivals have faced foreheads, and doctors saw Vladimir dissection forehead bone. The judge awarded the victory of Vladimir Klitschko.

In 2005, boxer knocked out Eliseo Castillo and Samuel Peter. In 2006, Vladimir defeated Calvin Brock and Chris Byrd, and in 2007 – Lamon Brewster and Ray Austin.

In 2008, Vladimir defeated Sultan Ibragimov and Tony Thompson. Last, Klitschko knocked out.

In December of the same year in Mannheim hosted a fight between Klitschko and former two-time world champion Hasim Rahman. Vladimir repeatedly sent Hasim knocked down, and at the beginning of the seventh round Rahman could not defend himself, causing the referee to stop the fight.

In June 2009, Wladimir Klitschko vs. Ruslan Chagaev made defeating him by TKO in round 9.

October 5, 2013 in Moscow hosted a fight between two Olympic champion Alexander Povetkin and Wladimir Klitschko. In the second round Klitschko sent Povetkin knocked down precise blow to the left temporal region. Alexander first time in his career, was knocked down. In Round 7, Alexander Povetkin 3 times was on the floor of the ring, but found the strength to dostoyat to 12 rounds. As a result of the fight Klitschko was awarded the victory with a score of 119: 104, but the local audience has not approved a set of circumstances and booing Vladimir.

In November 2015 Ukrainian boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko suffered a sensational defeat in the battle with Briton Tyson Fury.
unanimous decision – 115-112, 115-112, 116-111, – became the new world champion Fury. This is the fourth defeat Klitschko in the pros. Last time he lost in 2004 Lymon Brewster. In the ring, Vladimir left all his championship belts.

Wladimir Klitschko to the movies.

Boxer is not only a career, but also tries to actively act in films. He played about 12 roles in film serials.

Klitschko appeared in the movie “Ocean’s Eleven”, “Pretty Boy”, “Blood and sweat: Anabolic steroids”, as well as in the TV series “Conan,” “Dawn”, “Brothers to the blood,” “Our best”, “Have breakfast” “Gym”.

The loudest and lengthy romance with Vladimir Klitschko was a Hollywood actress Hayden Panettiere. These relationships are discussed all over the world and it was not only a great difference of age and growth, but also in defiance Hayden. Wladimir Klitschko and Hayden Panettiere a lot of time apart, but in the end we decided to get married.
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