Monday November 30, 2020

Wladimir Klitschko interview: thinking outside the boxing ring

The Ukrainian was one of the best heavyweight boxers of modern times. Now his vision is to reshape the sport to look after those fighters left behind

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
19th February, 2020
Wladimir Klitschko: ‘I can fight now, not maybe as good as I used to, but I think I can do pretty well.’ Picture: Sportsfile

Wladimir Klitschko really doesn’t like talking about Tyson Fury, the Englishman who five years ago beat him in his penultimate fight as a heavyweight and claimed his world title.

The Ukrainian still feels the sting just thinking about the night he lost his belts to Fury. “He’s entertaining. He’s a good boxer. I still don’t understand how I lost to him. He’s a good boxer, not speaking of his personal qualities,” he...

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