Wladimir Klitschko Retirement – Lotierzo Weighs In – Wladimir Klitschko, the long time heavyweight kingpin, put an end to the speculation that he would return in November to face Anthony Joshua by announcing that he would retire from boxing.
Klitschko walks away with a hall of fame career that includes a decade in the world title picture. He leaves with professional record of 64-5 and can also boast of a decorated amateur career representing the Ukraine that was topped by an Olympic gold medal in 1996. He held the WBA, WBO and IBF world heavyweight titles, with his reign as IBF champion spanning more than nine years. He was 25-4 in world title fights and finished his career with 53 wins by knockout.
Wladimir Klitschko Retirement – Lotierzo Weighs In
The heavyweight division was considered wide open before Klitschko retired and his leaving while still near the top only augments that heavyweight free-for-all to come. In this latest TBC segment our analyst Frank Lotierzo gives his take; don’t miss it.
The classy Klitschko released a video announcement which appears at the end of the TBC piece.
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