At the end of last week, a mass of protesters descended on Maidan Square, Kiev. There to urge President Viktor Yanukovych to bring them closer to the EU, demonstrators were riding through police lines on bulldozers and it looked like it might all turn a bit Turkey on us. Show More Summary
(KIEV, Ukraine) — Towering over his fellow protest leaders, Vitali Klitschko, the reigning world heavyweight boxing champion, has emerged as Ukraine’s most popular opposition figure and has ambitions to become its next president. Thanks...Show More Summary
A Ukrainian boxing champion, famous for his politics as he is for his punch, has emerged as a presidential contender and a central opposition leader in the wake of this week’s anti-government protests. Vitali Klitschko, 42, has rallied protesters massing in the nation’s capital of Kiev since Sunday. Show More Summary
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Towering over his fellow protest leaders, reigning world heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has emerged as Ukraine's most popular opposition figure and has ambitions to become its next president.
Ukrainian opposition leader Vitali Klitschko, and his brother Wladimir, who together happen to hold all of the World Heavyweight boxing championship titles, seem to be enjoying the revolutionary fervor sweeping Kiev these days. On Sunday,...Show More Summary
For years, Vitali Klitschko has battered opponents in the boxing ring while taking his own share of gruesome punishment in one of the world's most brutal sports. The World Boxing Council's reigning heavyweight champion stands 6-feet-7-inches tall and is known for brute strength, usually winning fights by knocking out his opponents. Show More Summary
Yulia Tymoshenko has been taken to jail and is now being accused of murder. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, heavyweight boxer Vitaly Klitschko recently announced he would be running for President in Ukraine in 2015. Authorities have officially given notice to Yulia Tymoshenko that she is now accused of murdering a business rival in... Show More Summary
Current Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has signed a new law into effect designed to prevent reigning WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko from running against him in the 2015 presidential election. The law amends the taxShow More Summary
While former athletes running for political office in the U.S. is no big deal – Jesse “The Body” Ventura is still the greatest governor ever – it’s still pretty cool when it happens, especially when the athlete in question is 6-foot-7 and still a reigning world champion. Show More Summary
President Klitschko? Vitali Klitschko, 42, says he plans to run for president of Ukraine in 2015. He's already the chairman of an opposition party he helped found there and a member of parliament. He's also still the WBC heavyweight champ, which I had to look up. [Boxing Scene] Read more...
His brother is the one who got engaged to the Nashville actress.
Lennox Lewis is one of the rare professional fighters who went out on top, as he retired in 2004 with the WBC, IBO, The Ring, QVC, KFC, GOP, LMNOP and A2M heavyweight titles, after he defeated Vitali Klitschko via TKO in his very last fight, way back on June 21, 2003. Show More Summary
If you aren’t familiar with the works of Vitali Klitschko, he is a member of the Ukrainian parliament, holds a PhD in Sports Science and … oh yeah, he’s the 45–2 WBC heavyweight boxing champion who lost the only two fights he’s ever lost via injury technicalities and has never been knocked down. His nickname is “Dr.
WBC silver heavyweight champion Manuel Charr will hold his next title defense against Russian boxer Denis "Darth Vader" Bakhtov, the German said Wednesday, as he tries to build momentum for another shot at Vitaly Klitschko.
Vitali Klitschko has announced his intention to become the president of Ukraine in 2015. Despite the brutality of his day job, Klitschko is actually an ideal candidate for the role. Not only was he the first heavyweight boxing champion to hold a PhD, but he has also gone on to become an MP, after winning... Show More Summary
Previously published in Metro www.metro.us/newyork/news/international/2013/04/05/vitali-klitschko-world-heavyweight-boxing-champ-hopes-to-become-next-president-of-ukraine/ Let it be known that Vitaly Klitschko has the world's firmest handshake. And these days, Klitschko is using his hand...
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is a boxing enthusiast and admittedly has been throughout his life; however, he doesn't think particularly high of world-class champion brothers Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko. There'...Show More Summary
Tyson Fury, a high-profile heavyweight boxer from jolly ol ' England, is at a crossroads in his career. Sitting on a 20-0 record, he is desperately seeking a fight with either Wladimir or Vitali Klitschko, two brothers riding high atop the heavyweight boxing scene. Show More Summary
David Haye believes Vitali’s era is over – Boxing News British heavyweight boxer David Haye believes WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko no longer is the best in the division. Haye, who has been campaigning to fight against Vitali...Show More Summary
Vitali Klitschko's first day in Ukrainian parliament got off to a rocking start today. While Klitschko looked on, the parliament pushed, shoved and punched each other in the groins (picture below) on the first day of the national legislature's new session. Let's just assume they were getting this out of their systems before creating some [...]