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Klitschko drops Pulev 4-times and destroys Pulev in five

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Wladimir Klitschko made his 17th consecutive title defense of the world Heavyweight title as he dropped mandatory contender Kubrat Pulev four-times en route to a fifth round stoppage at the O2 Arena in Hamburg, Germany. Klitschko scored 2 knockdowns in round one, both from booming left hooks. He continued to land power shots and in round three, he landed yet ... Read More »

Follow Klitschko – Pulev Live

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Follow all the action live from Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko defends his titles against undefeated Kubrat Pulev. The action begins at 4:45 ET / 1:45 PT 12 ROUNDS–WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP–WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO (62-3, 52 KOS’S) VS KUBRAT PULEV (20-0, 11 KO’S) Round 1 HUGE LEFT AND DOWN GOES PULEV…ANOTHER HUGE EFT AND DOWN GOES PULEV..Klitschko lands a right…10-7 Klitschko Round 2 ... Read More »

Ruslan Chagaev to return to action early next year

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Regular WBA heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev has started training camp for the first defense of his second title reign which is supposed to take place in early 2015 in Hamburg. After his mandatory challenger Luis Ortiz disqualified himself with a positive doping test team Chagaev is currently looking for an opponent. “Ruslan is ready to go but now that Ortiz ... Read More »

Wladimir Klitschko vs. Kubrat Pulev airs Saturday, Nov. 15 on HBO

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HBO BOXING AFTER DARK begins early with a special presentation of a heavyweight title showdown when WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO VS. KUBRAT PULEV is seen SATURDAY, NOV. 15 at 4:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT), exclusively on HBO, with an encore presentation later that day at midnight (ET/PT). The HBO Sports team will capture all the action, which will be available in HDTV, ... Read More »

Klitschko – Pulev rescheduled for November 15

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Wladimir Klitscko’s title defense against Kubrat Pulev has been rescheduled for November 15 at the O2 Arena in Hamburg, Germany according t0 Dan Rafael of espn.com. The fight had to be rescheduled after Klitschko hurt his right bicep earlier in the week. “I am delighted that the title defense can still take place in Hamburg. The atmosphere here is always ... Read More »

Klitschko injures bicep; fight with Pulev postponed

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, the September 6 world Heavyweight title bout between champion Klitschko and Kubrat Pulev is postponed due to Klitschko suffering a bicep tear. “He had problems on Friday, and he first thought it’s a minor thing, but he went to the hospital near the camp [in Austria], and there they detected this torn muscle,” Bernd ... Read More »

Klitschko to battle Pulev on September 6

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, WBA/WBO/IBF Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will defend his title against IBF number-one contender Kubret Oulev on September 6th in Hamburg, Germany. “Kubrat Pulev has an impressive record as an amateur and as well as professional. He has very good skills and I will definitely not underestimate him,” Klitschko said. “I am looking forward to ... Read More »

K2 wins Klitschko – Pulev Purse Bid

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, K2 Promotions won the purse bid to stage the WBA/WBO/IBF Heavyweight championship bout between Wladimir Klitschko and IBF number-one contender Kubret Pulev. K2 bid $7,250,131 to easily top the only other offer, which was for $5,290,144 by Pulev promoter Sauerland Event. The proceedings took place at IBF headquarters in Springfield, New Jersey. According to ... Read More »

Tommy Brooks: This time next year Price will be ready for Klitschko

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 defeats to Tony Thompson. ... Read More »

CHARR vs. POVETKIN PRESSER IN MOSCOW

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This Friday (May 30th) former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin takes on former world title contender Manuel Charr for the vacant WBC international heavyweight championship at Luzhniki-Arena in Moscow. It will be Povetkin’s first fight since his sole career loss to supreme unified titlist Wladimir Klitschko last October. Both men know each other very well from their time as training ... Read More »

IBF confirms: Klitschko has to fight Pulev next!

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The wait is over: Finally, Kubrat Pulev (20-0, 11 KOs) will get his chance to fight for the Heavyweight Championship of the World! The IBF has stated that Wladimir Klitschko (62-3, 52 KOs) must defend his titles against his Berlin-based mandatory from Bulgaria in his very next bout. “That’s what I call a late birthday gift,” says Pulev, who celebrated ... Read More »

Klitschko destroys Leapai in five

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Wladimir Klitschko made his 16th straight title defense by administering a 5 round bludgeoning of over matched contender Alex Leapai in Oberhausen, Germany. Klitschko retained his IBF/WBA/WBO titles. Klitschko dropped Leapai from series of jabs in the 1st round. After that Leapai became a human punching bag as he stood in fron of Klitschko eating thudding jabs and hard right ... Read More »

FOLLOW KLITSCHKO – LEAPAI LIVE

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Follow the action round by round as Wladimir Klitschko defends the IBF/WBA/WBO Heavyweight titles against Alex Leapai from Oberhausen, Germany live at 5 PM ET / 2 PM PT 12 ROUNDS-IBF/WBA/WBO HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE–WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO (61-3, 51 KO’S) VS ALEX LEAPAI (30-4-3, 24 KO’S) Round 1 RIGHT TO TOP OF HEAD AND DOWN GOES LEAPAI…Klitschko lands a right..10-8 Klitschko Round 2 ... Read More »

Two World Heavyweight Championship Fights in Two Weeks Live Exclusively on ESPN, ESPN Deportes

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ESPN and ESPN Deportes will televise two World Heavyweight Championship fights within two weeks, Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 52 KOs) vs. Alex Leapai (30-4-3, 24 KOs) on Saturday, April 26 from the König-Pilsener-Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, and, as previously announced, Bermane Stiverne (23-1-1, 20 KOs) vs. Chris Arreola (36-3, 31 KOs) on Saturday, May 10 from the USC Galen Center in ... Read More »

Bahamian veteran Sherman ‘Tank’ Williams Returning to Germany to spar Wladimir Klitschko & fight Joseph Parker

KEY WEST, Fla. (March 26, 2014) – Battle-tested Bahamian heavyweight Sherman “Tank” Williams (36-13-2, 19 KOs) is returning to Germany to spar three weeks with world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51 KOs) and then fight highly-touted New Zealand prospect “Explosive” Joseph Parker (7-0, 6 KOs) on April 26 in Oberhauser, Germany. Williams vs. Parker will be on undercard of ... Read More »

Odlanier Solis hits Istanbul Solis to face Tony Thompson for the WBC international championship on March 22nd

Heavyweight contender Odlanier Solis arrived in Istanbul (Turkey). The 2004 Olympic gold medalist will face US veteran Tony “Tiger” Thompson on March 22nd in Tekirdag. It is the clash of two former Klitschko foes: In March 2011 Solis lost to then WBC champion Vitali Klitschko in Cologne (Germany) due to a knee injury; Thompson had already two shots at Vitali’s ... Read More »

Wladimir Klitschko to fight Leapai on April 26

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, IBF/WBA/WBO Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko will fight Alex Leapai on April 26th in in Oberhausen, Germany. “It impressed me how Alex Leapai dominated Boytsov,” Klitschko said in announcing the fight. “He has shown strong punching power and a lot of heart. But, moreover, that he can take a punch and feels confident in the ... Read More »

Abell replaces Williams to fight Pulev on December 14

Kubrat Pulev (18-0, 9 KOs) has to adapt for a new opponent! The IBF its mandatory challenger to Heavyweight World Champion Wladimir Klitschko should have stepped into the ring against Sherman Williams. However, Williams did suffer an injury to his right hand in his final preparations and is therefore unable to fight Pulev on December 14. Instead it will be ... Read More »

Wladimir Klitschko ordered to fight Leapai

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Recognized Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has been ordered to defend his title against unheralded Alex Leapai according to Dan Rafael of espn.com “I’ve never heard of Alex Leapai until the fight with Boytsov,” Klitschko told ESPN.com. “I think he did a great job to win that fight and become official mandatory for WBO title. I’m looking forward to that challenge ... Read More »

Boytsov: a win over Leapai could lead to Klitschko!

Denis Boytsov (33-0, 26 KOs) will finally lace up the gloves for Team Sauerland. On November 23, the powerful heavyweight will premiere for his new team against WBO Asia Pacific Champion Alex Leapai (29-4-3, 24 KOs) at the brose Arena in Bamberg, Germany. Boytsov (27), currently ranked the number one contender by the WBO, has a good shot to meet ... Read More »

KNOCKOUT KING DEONTAY WILDER LOOKS TO CONTINUE MARCH TOWARDS WORLD TITLE THIS WEEKEND LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (25 Oct) – Knockout heavyweight sensation Deontay Wilder has earmarked a world title clash with one of the Klitschko brothers early next year before crossing the Atlantic to take care of brash-talking Tyson Fury. The ‘Bronze Bomber’, who has sent shockwaves through the heavyweight division after laying out all 29 of his past opponents, returns to the ring this ... Read More »

Klitschko defeats Povetkin in ugly title defense

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It wasn’t pretty but Wladimir Klitscho made another title defense of the WBA/WBC/IBF Ring Magazine Heavyweight Wladimir Klistchko defended his crown against WBA regular champion Alexander with a lopsided 12 round unanimous decision in Moscow, Russia. Pobetkin tried to start out quick but without much success. In round two, Klitschko landed a short left hook that Povetkin down for the ... Read More »

FOLLOW KLITSCHKO – POVETKIN LIVE!!!

Follow all the action from Moscow, Russia as WBA, WBC, IBF and Ring Magazine champion Wladimir Klitschko defends his title against WBA Regular champion Alexander Povetkin. The action begins at 3:30 pm eastern/9:30 pm im Hamburg, Germany / 11:30 pm in Moscow 12 ROUNDS–HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP–WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO (60-3, 51 KO’S) VS ALEXANDER POVETKIN (26-0, 18 KO’S) Round 1 Povetkin lands a ... Read More »

KLITSCHKO v POVETKIN LIVE ON BOX NATION

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It’s another big fight night LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on BoxNation as heavyweight legend Wladimir Klitschko puts all four of his world titles on the line against the unbeaten challenger Alexander Povetkin with the third biggest purse in history – a whopping $23million – paid to secure a home town fight for Povetkin! The remarkable Klitschko has racked up 14 straight ... Read More »

Klitschko – Povetkin signed for October 5th

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, World Heavyweight champions Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin will meet on October 5th in Moscow. “I’m very happy that this fight is finally made. The fans around the world are looking forward to this extravaganza between two Olympic champions,” said Klitschko, the 1996 super heavyweight gold medalist for Ukraine. “This is the best fight ... Read More »

Povetkin ready for Klitschko! Convincing victory against Wawrzyk!*

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Wladimir Klitschko can come. That’s what must have gone through the mind of Alexander Povetkin on Friday night after he finished off Andrzej Wawrzyk inside three rounds. It was obvious that the Pole was over his head from the get go and was sent to the canvas on three occasions before the 33-year-old Russian was declared the winner and still ... Read More »

TWO WBA WORLD TITLES ON THE LINE TONIGHT IN RUSSIA

We’re coming to you LIVE and EXCLUSIVE from Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia, from 5.30pm tonight with not one but two World titles on the line! Unbeaten heavyweight Alexander Povetkin defends his WBA World Heavyweight Championship against the 27-0 Poland fighter Andrzej Wawrzyk. The bout is seen by many as a stepping stone for Povetkin to face the WBA’s “Super” ... Read More »

WBA-Champion Povetkin focused on last hurdle

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There is only one stepping-stone left between Alexander Povetkin (25-0, 17 KOs) and the World Championship bout with Wladimir Klitschko (59-3, 50 KOs). The current WBA Champion takes on Andrzej Wawrzyk (27-0, 13 KOs) this Friday, a must-win situation for Povetkin. Defeat is not an option or the hotly anticipated fight against the Ukrainian is over before it has even ... Read More »

Weights from Manheim ,Germany

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In previewing this Saturday’s big fight in Las Vegas, please mention World Heavyweight Champion WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO (59-3, 51 KOs), of Ukraine, in his 2013 debut, will be making title defense No. 14 in his current seven-year reign as heavyweight kingpin, against undefeated Top-10 contender and cancer survivor Francesco Pianeta (28-0-1, 15 KOs), of Italy. “Dr. Steelhammer” will also be going ... Read More »

Klitschko – Povetkin purse bid nets $23.3 Million

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, manager Vlad Hryunov bid an astounding $23.3 millon to stage the Heavyweight unification bout between Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin. The bid is the third-biggest winning bid ever and far exceeded expectations. K2 Promotions, Klitschko’s company, bid $7.13 million and Sauerland Event, which promotes Povetkin, bid $6,014,444 at the ceremony at WBA headquarters in ... Read More »