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Vitali Klitschko boxer

Vitali Klitschko image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 7″/201cm
Reach 79″/201cm
Debut 1996-11-16
Born 1971-07-19
Nationality Ukraine
Residence Kiev, Ukraine
bouts
47
won
45
lost
2
draw
0
bouts
47
won
45
lost
2
draw
0
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 7″/201cm
Reach 79″/201cm
Debut 1996-11-16
Born 1971-07-19
Nationality Ukraine
Residence Kiev, Ukraine

Vitaly Volodymyrovich Klitschko (/vɪˈtæli ˈklɪtʃkoʊ/; Ukrainian: Віта́лій Володи́мирович Кличко́, ʋiˈtɑlʲij klɪtʃˈkɔ; born 19 July 1971) is a Ukrainian politician and former professional boxer. He currently serves as Mayor of Kiev and head of the Kiev City State Administration, having held both offices since June 2014. Klitschko is a former leader of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc and a former Member of the Ukrainian Parliament. He became actively involved in Ukrainian politics in 2005 and combined this with his professional boxing career until his retirement from the sport in 2013.As a boxer, Klitschko is a three-time world heavyweight champion, the second-longest-reigning WBC heavyweight champion of all time, has the fifth-longest combined world championship reign in history at 2,735 days, the third-longest individual WBC heavyweight title streak of all time at 9 consecutive defenses, and the fourth-longest combined title streak in the modern heavyweight history at 15 title bouts. He held the WBO title from 1999 to 2000; the Ring magazine title from 2004 to 2005; and the WBC title twice between 2008 and 2013.

Vitaly Volodymyrovich Klitschko (/vɪˈtæli ˈklɪtʃkoʊ/; Ukrainian: Віта́лій Володи́мирович Кличко́, ʋiˈtɑlʲij klɪtʃˈkɔ; born 19 July 1971) is a Ukrainian politician and former professional boxer. He currently serves as Mayor of Kiev and head of the Kiev City State Administration, having held both offices since June 2014. Klitschko is a former leader of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc and a former Member of the Ukrainian Parliament. He became actively involved in Ukrainian politics in 2005 and combined this with his professional boxing career until his retirement from the sport in 2013.As a boxer, Klitschko is a three-time world heavyweight champion, the second-longest-reigning WBC heavyweight champion of all time, has the fifth-longest combined world championship reign in history at 2,735 days, the third-longest individual WBC heavyweight title streak of all time at 9 consecutive defenses, and the fourth-longest combined title streak in the modern heavyweight history at 15 title bouts. He held the WBO title from 1999 to 2000; the Ring magazine title from 2004 to 2005; and the WBC title twice between 2008 and 2013.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Sept. 8, 2012 Manuel Charr WWWWWW Olimpiyskiy, Moscow WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 18, 2012 Dereck Chisora WWWLWL Olympiahalle, Munich WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 10, 2011 Tomasz Adamek WWWWWW Stadion Miejski, Wroclaw WIN
Technical knockout
March 19, 2011 Odlanier Solis WWWWWW Lanxess-Arena, Cologne WIN
KO
Oct. 16, 2010 Shannon Briggs WLWWW O2 World Arena, Altona WIN
Unanimous decision
May 29, 2010 Albert Sosnowski WWLWDW Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen WIN
KO
Dec. 12, 2009 Kevin Johnson WWWWWW PostFinance Arena, Berne WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 26, 2009 Chris Arreola WWWWWW Staples Center, Los Angeles World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
March 21, 2009 Juan Carlos Gomez WWWWW Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 11, 2008 Samuel Peter WWWWWW O2 World Arena, Kreuzberg World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Dec. 11, 2004 Danny Williams WWLWWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 24, 2004 Corrie Sanders WWLWWW Staples Center, Los Angeles vacant World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 6, 2003 Kirk Johnson WWWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
June 21, 2003 Lennox Lewis WWWLWW Staples Center, Los Angeles International Boxing Organization World Heavyweight

World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 23, 2002 Larry Donald WWWDLW Arena Westfalenhalle, Dortmund World Boxing Association Inter-Continental Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 8, 2002 Vaughn Bean WWWWWW Volkswagenhalle, Braunschweig World Boxing Association Inter-Continental Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 8, 2001 Ross Puritty WWDLWD Koenig Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen World Boxing Association Inter-Continental Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 27, 2001 Orlin Norris WWWLW Rudi Sedlmayer Halle, Munich WIN
KO
Nov. 25, 2000 Timo Hoffmann WWWWWW Preussag Arena, Hannover vacant EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 1, 2000 Chris Byrd WLWWWW Estrel Convention Center, Neukoelln World Boxing Organisation World Heavyweight

LOSS
Corner retirement
Dec. 11, 1999 Obed Sullivan WLWWWW Sporthalle, Alsterdorf World Boxing Organisation World Heavyweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Oct. 9, 1999 Ed Mahone WWDWWW Koenig Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen WIN
Technical knockout
June 26, 1999 Herbie Hide LWWWWW London Arena, Millwall World Boxing Organisation World Heavyweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 20, 1999 Ismael Youla WWWWWW Sporthalle, Alsterdorf EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 5, 1998 Francesco Spinelli WWWWWW Sport Palace, Kiev EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 24, 1998 Mario Schiesser WWWLWW Sporthalle, Alsterdorf vacant EBU European Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 11, 1998 Ricardo Kennedy LWWLLL Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami WIN
Technical knockout
June 5, 1998 Jose Ribalta WWWWLL Sporthalle, Wandsbek WIN
Technical knockout
May 2, 1998 Dicky Ryan WWWWW Hansehalle, Luebeck vacant World Boxing Organisation Inter-Continental Heavyweight



had been vacated by Pele Reid to fight for the Commonwealth title
WIN
Technical knockout
April 18, 1998 Julius Francis WWLWWL Eurogress, Aachen WIN
Technical knockout
March 20, 1998 Levi Billups WLLWLL Ballsporthalle, Frankfurt WIN
KO
March 7, 1998 Louis Monaco LWLLLL Sartory Saale, Cologne WIN
KO
Jan. 30, 1998 Alben Belinski WWWWW Berdux Filmstudios, Munich WIN
KO
Jan. 17, 1998 Marcus Rhode WWLLWL Sport und Erholungszentrum, Friedrichshain WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 20, 1997 Anthony Willis LLWLWL Oberrheinhalle, Offenburg WIN
KO
Nov. 29, 1997 Herman Delgado WLLLWL Rheinstrandhalle, Karlsruhe WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 8, 1997 Gilberto Williamson WDDLLL Ballsporthalle, Frankfurt WIN
KO
Oct. 4, 1997 Will Hinton LLWLLL Stadionsporthalle, Hannover WIN
KO
June 14, 1997 Jimmy Haynes WLLWLW Saaltheater Geulen, Aachen WIN
KO
May 10, 1997 Cleveland Woods LLLLWL Ballsporthalle, Frankfurt WIN
KO
April 12, 1997 Derrick Roddy WLLLLL Eurogress, Aachen WIN
Technical knockout
March 8, 1997 Calvin Jones WLLWWL Sartory Saale, Cologne WIN
KO
Feb. 22, 1997 Troy Roberts LWWLLW Sporthalle, Wandsbek WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 25, 1997 Mike Acklie LLLLWL Maritim Hotel, Stuttgart WIN
KO
Dec. 21, 1996 Brian Sargent WLLLWL Zoo-Gesellschaftshaus, Frankfurt WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 30, 1996 Frantisek Sumina LLLLLL Nova Arena, Wiener Neustadt WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 16, 1996 Tony Bradham WWWLLL Sporthalle, Wandsbek WIN
KO