Trend Results : Vitali Klitschko

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 144)


Ranking the 10 Hardest Hitters in Boxing over the Last Decade

The Klitschko brothers, Wladimir and Vitali, are two of the hardest punchers of all time, let alone the past 10 years. Their punching power is hardly the entire story when it comes to explaining their long run at the top of the heavyweight...Show More Summary

Vitali Klitschko vs. Chris Arreola

last weekSports / Boxing :

On September 26, 2009 at the Staples Center, Los Angeles, heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko met undefeated Chris Arreola in defense of his WBC title. The champion had notched two wins since returning to action after a four-year hiatus. Many believed…

Manuel Charr shot in Essen, shooter remains at large

Charr required surgery but is not in critical condition. Former heavyweight title challenger Manuel Charr was shot yesterday in Essen, Germany. Charr, whose 2012 title bid against Vitali Klitschko ended with a fourth-round cut stoppage,...Show More Summary

Kiev Mulls Naming Street After Slain Kremlin-Critic Boris Nemtsov

Kiev could soon honour slain Kremlin-critic Boris Nemtsov by naming a street after him, according to the Ukrainian capital's mayor Vitali Klitschko. Nemtsov was fatally shot within view of the Kremlin last February, prompting thousands to take to the streets of Moscow in honour of the politician. Show More Summary

Klitschko: Kiev May Name Street After Boris Nemtsov

The city of Kiev is considering naming a street after Boris Nemstov, the Russian opposition leader who was killed in Moscow near the Kremlin earlier this year, Vitaly Klitschko, the mayor of the Ukrainian capital, said at a press conference...Show More Summary

Vitali Klitschko vs. Albert Sosnowski

4 months agoSports / Boxing :

On May 29, 2010 at Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko, originally from Belovodskoye, Kyrgyzstan, defended his title against Albert Sosnowski, from Warsaw, Poland. Klitschko was 39-2 coming…

Vitali Klitschko: Ukraine's economic future

The former boxing champion and current mayor of Kiev shares his views on economic reform and Ukraine's way forward.

Ex-Boxer Fights to Save Kiev

5 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Vitali Klitschko hung up his gloves for politics, seeking Western investment for the capitol of a country that Russia wants back.

Vitali Klitschko vs. Corrie Sanders

5 months agoSports / Boxing :

On April 24, 2004 the at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, Vitali Klitschko, originally from Belovodskoye, Kyrgyzstan, fought WBO heavyweight champion Corrie Sanders, from Pretoria, South Africa, for the WBC heavyweight title vacated when Lennox…

Kiev Radicals Announce Intention to ‘Kill Bourgeois’

Ukrainian radicals promote an idea of "spoiling life" for Ukrainian officials and wealthy people, considering it as their "sacred duty". Their "black list" includes Kiev mayor Vitali Klitschko and other Ukrainian politicians.

Husband of Kiev Revolution Hero Killed In Battle In Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine – A close ally of Kiev Mayor Vitali Klitschko and the husband of prominent journalist-turned-activist Tetyana Chornovol, was killed in action in the country’s conflict-torn east on Sunday. Mykola Berezovy, 37, was fighting...Show More Summary

Boxing Champ Vitali Klitschko Claims Knock Out in Kiev Mayor’s Race

Vitali Klitschko, former world heavyweight boxing champ, has claimed victory in an election to become the mayor of Kiev. The giant Klitschko, also known as “Dr. Ironfist,” is an ally of candy mogul Petro Poroshenko, who claimed victory in the president’s race over the weekend....

Vitali Klitschko, Heavyweight Boxing Champ, Elected Mayor Of Kiev On 4th Try

Vitali Klitschko, the 42-year-old former world heavyweight boxing champion, was never knocked down in his 47 professional fights, of which he lost only two. But he suffered three defeats at the polls before finally winning election as Mayor of Ukraine’s capital city of Kiev on Sunday. Klitschko had originally planned to run for Ukraine president

Heavyweight title bout at USC: Fight on, Arreola and Stiverne

USC's Galen Center becomes a rare venue for a rare heavyweight boxing title fight Saturday night. Bermane Stiverne takes on Chris Arreola for the WBC title, a crown left vacant when longtime champion Vitali Klitschko retired to focus on his political aspirations in his home country of...

Vitali Klitschko to Run for Keiv Mayor, Backs Petro Poroshenko for President of Ukraine

Opposition leader Vitali Klitschko, former boxer turned politician, decided not to run for president of Ukraine and will support billionaire Petro Poroshenko. Instead, Klitschko will run for mayor of Kiev. He announced his decision at the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform (UDAR) convention on Saturday. Show More Summary

Vitali Klitschko Won’t Run For Ukraine President, Backs Billionaire Candy Mogul Poroshenko

Vitali Klitschko, the retired world heavyweight boxing champion who has long harbored ambitions to become president of his native Ukraine, gave up those ambitions Saturday when Klitschko announced that he will not be a candidate in the May election after all. A dominant heavyweight who captured a version of the world championship three times and...

Klitschko will support billionaire candy king for Ukraine presidency

Ukrainian opposition leader Vitali Klitschko spoke at a convention in Kiev on Saturday to announce he will not run for president in May. The former boxer will instead run for mayor of Kiev. (Credit: Getty Images/AFP/Anatoliy Stepanov) Former...Show More Summary

Klitschko backs billionaire for Ukraine presidency

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ex-world boxing champion Vitali Klitschko, considered a strong contender to become Ukraine's next leader, upended the country's presidential race Saturday by announcing he will throw his support instead behind a billionaire candy maker.

Dr. Iron Fist Bows Out of Ukraine Presidential Bout, Endorses Chocolate King

Former world champion boxer-turned-politician Vitali Klitschko bowed out of the race for Ukrainian president on Saturday, throwing his weight behind billionaire oligarch Petro Poroshenko, known as the “Chocolate King” for owning theShow More Summary

Klitschko Backs Billionaire for Ukraine President

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian ex-world boxing champion Vitali Klitschko announced Saturday he will not run for president and will instead throw his support behind billionaire businessman Petro Poroshenko. Klitschko told a congress of his UDAR party Saturday that he plans to run for mayor of the capital city, Kiev. His endorsement will prove a…

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC