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The Great Klitschko

Updated: Aug 11, 2023

On this day August 3rd 2017 third longest reign World heavy weight boxing Champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing.

He was about as perfect as fighter could pinpoint accuracy, endless, endurance and manner of gentle man inside and outside the ring.

At pinnacle of his amazing boxing career Wladimir Klitschko holds the record for the longest combined championship reign in heavy weight division at 4,383 days and fought 29 heavy weight title fights which is more than any heavy weight champion in sport history.

At age of 41 years 34 days Wladimir Klitschko was stopped in the eleventh round by formidable fighter Anthony Joshua in the month of April 29th 2017 in England which was his last professional boxing career fight.

" Quitting is the biggest punch a professional fighter have taking and biggest hit professional fighter will ever take ".

Wladimir Klitschko one of the most beautiful and consummate fighter the World had seen and most dynamic boxer of his era compiled amazing boxing career record of 69 fights won 64, Kos 53 and losses 5, marking Six years anniversary of his retirement from active boxing.


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