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Vitali Klitschko

W L D
45 2 0
41 KOs 2 KOs
last 6


bouts 47
rounds 235
KOs 87%
 
global ID 7033
US ID046088
birth nameVitali Volodymyrovych Klychko
aliasDr. Ironfist
born 1971-07-19
debut1996-11-16 / age 25
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height6′ 7″   /   201cm
reach
79″   /   201cm
residence
Kiev, Ukraine
birth place
Belovodskoye, Kyrgyzstan

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
2012-09-08
248Manuel Charr241½21 0 0
Olimpiyskiy, Moscow, Russia
W TKO4/12
 W  
TKO
4/12
  
time: 2:04   referee: Guido Cavalleri   judges: Predrag AleksicJohn KeaneNobuaki Uratani
WBC World heavyweight title (supervisor: Houcine Houichi)
Charr down in round 2; Stopped on cut of Charr's right eyebrow.
2012-02-18
243½Dereck Chisora241¼15 2 0
Olympiahalle, Munich, Bayern, Germany
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Guido Cavalleri   judges: Robin Dolpierre 118-110, Bela Florian 118-110, Eddie Pappoe 119-111
WBC World heavyweight title (supervisor: Rex Walker)
2011-09-10
243Tomasz Adamek21644 1 0
Stadion Miejski, Wroclaw, Poland
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
time: 2:20   referee: Massimo Barrovecchio   judges: Duane Ford 90-80, Craig Metcalfe 90-80, Esa Lehtosaari 90-80
WBC World heavyweight title (supervisor: Joe Dwyer)
Adamek down once in the sixth round
2011-03-19
247¼Odlanier Solis246¾17 0 0
Lanxess-Arena, Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W KO1/12
 W  
KO
1/12
  
time: 2:59   referee: Jose Guadalupe Garcia   judges: Oren ShellenbergerMassimo BarrovecchioKen Morita
WBC World heavyweight title (supervisor: Charles Giles)
2010-10-16
251¼Shannon Briggs262¼51 5 1
O2 World Arena, Altona, Hamburg, Germany
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Ian John-Lewis   judges: Victor Manuel Cervantes 120-107, Anek Hongtongkam 120-105, Guido Cavalleri 120-107
WBC World heavyweight title (supervisor: Charles Giles)
2010-05-29
247Albert Sosnowski224½45 2 1
Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W KO10/12
 W  
KO
10/12
  
time: 2:30   referee: Jay Nady   judges: Sergio SilviKen MoritaHubert Minn
WBC World heavyweight title
2009-12-12
247Kevin Johnson242½22 0 1
PostFinance Arena, Berne, Switzerland
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Kenny Bayless   judges: Guido Cavalleri 119-109, Fabian Guggenheim 120-108, Omar Mintun 120-108
WBC World heavyweight title (supervisor: Peter Stucki)
2009-09-26
252Chris Arreola25127 0 0
Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
W RTD10/12
 W  
RTD
10/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Jon Schorle   judges: Ken Morita 99-91, Anek Hongtongkam 99-91, Guido Cavalleri 100-89
WBC World heavyweight title
2009-03-21
249Juan Carlos Gomez230½44 1 0
Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
W TKO9/12
 W  
TKO
9/12
  
time: 1:49   referee: Daniel Van de Wiele   judges: Oren ShellenbergerJohn KeaneNobuaki Uratani
WBC World heavyweight title
2008-10-11
247Samuel Peter253½30 1 0
O2 World Arena, Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
W RTD8/12
 W  
RTD
8/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Massimo Barrovecchio   judges: John Keane 80-72, Ken Morita 80-72, Anek Hongtongkam 79-73
WBC World heavyweight title
2004-12-11
250Danny Williams27032 3 0
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
W TKO8/12
 W  
TKO
8/12
  
time: 1:26   referee: Jay Nady   judges: Daniel Van de Wiele 70-60, Jerry Roth 70-59, Duane Ford 70-60
WBC World heavyweight title
Williams down in the 1st, 3rd, 7th & 8th rds.
2004-04-24
245Corrie Sanders23539 2 0
Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
W TKO8/12
 W  
TKO
8/12
  
time: 2:46   referee: Jon Schorle   judges: Marty DenkinDaniel Van de WieleAlfred Buqwana
vacant WBC World heavyweight title
2003-12-06
250Kirk Johnson26034 1 1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W TKO2/12
 W  
TKO
2/12
  
time: 2:54   referee: Arthur Mercante Jr.   judges: Fred UcciMelvina LathanTom Kaczmarek
WBC Heavyweight Title Eliminator
2003-06-21
248Lennox Lewis256½40 2 1
Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
LTKO6/12
 L 
TKO
6/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Lou Moret   judges: James Jen Kin 58-56, Tom Kaczmarek 58-56, Pat Russell 58-56
WBC World heavyweight title
International Boxing Organization World heavyweight title
Fight stopped due to a Klitschko cut.
2002-11-23
246¾Larry Donald225½39 2 2
Arena Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W TKO10/12
 W  
TKO
10/12
  
time: 2:35   referee: Stanley Christodoulou   judges: Ove OvesenGuillermo Perez PinedaJose Laurino
WBA Inter-Continental heavyweight title
WBA Heavyweight Title Eliminator
2002-02-08
244¾Vaughn Bean217½42 2 0
Volkswagenhalle, Braunschweig, Niedersachsen, Germany
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
time: 1:40   referee: Terry O'Connor
WBA Inter-Continental heavyweight title
2001-12-08
249Ross Puritty248¼28 14 3
Koenig Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W TKO11/12
 W  
TKO
11/12
  
time: 1:16   referee: John Coyle
WBA Inter-Continental heavyweight title
Cut.
2001-01-27
249Orlin Norris230½51 6 0
Rudi Sedlmayer Halle, Munich, Bayern, Germany
W KO1/12
 W  
KO
1/12
  
time: 1:09   referee: Dave Parris   judges: Francisco MartinezOve OvesenAxel Zielke
vacant WBA Inter-Continental heavyweight title (supervisor: Bartolome Torralba)
Norris down twice
2000-11-25
248¾Timo Hoffmann25322 0 0
Preussag Arena, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
W UD12/12
 W  
UD
12/12
  
referee: Richard James Davies   judges: Jose Antonio Martin Pasamar 119-109, Kurt Stroer 120-108, Axel Zielke 120-108
vacant EBU (European) heavyweight title
2000-04-01
244¼Chris Byrd210¾30 1 0
Estrel Convention Center, Neukoelln, Berlin, Germany
LRTD9/12
 L 
RTD
9/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Genaro Rodriguez   judges: Melvina Lathan 88-83, Dr Ruben M Garcia 89-82, Joachim Jacobsen 88-83
WBO World heavyweight title
Fight stopped due to a Klitschko shoulder injury
1999-12-11
244¾Obed Sullivan227¾34 5 1
Sporthalle, Alsterdorf, Hamburg, Germany
W RTD9/12
 W  
RTD
9/12
  
time: 3:00   referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Larry Hazzard Jr. 90-81, Victor Salomon 90-81, Axel Zielke 90-81
WBO World heavyweight title
Sullivan fails to answer the bell for Round 10.
1999-10-09
246Ed Mahone229¼21 0 2
Koenig Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W TKO3/12
 W  
TKO
3/12
  
time: 1:45   referee: Rudy Battle   judges: Luis Pabon 20-18, Luca Montella 20-18, Axel Zielke 20-18
WBO World heavyweight title
Mahone down twice in the third round
1999-06-26
245¾Herbie Hide22131 1 0
New London Arena, Millwall, London, United Kingdom
W KO2/12
 W  
KO
2/12
  
time: 1:14   referee: Genaro Rodriguez   judges: Raul Caiz Sr 9-10, Harold Lederman 9-10, John Stewart 9-10
WBO World heavyweight title
1999-02-20
244¾Ismael Youla227½11 2 0
Sporthalle, Alsterdorf, Hamburg, Germany
W TKO2/12
 W  
TKO
2/12
  
time: 1:30   referee: Richard James Davies
EBU (European) heavyweight title
1998-12-05
234¼Francesco Spinelli233¾19 4 0
Sport Palace, Kiev, Ukraine
W TKO1/12
 W  
TKO
1/12
  
time: 1:49   referee: Daniel Talonjudge: Daniel Van de Wiele
EBU (European) heavyweight title
Spinelli received a standing eight-count
1998-10-24
238½Mario Schiesser222¼36 3 1
Sporthalle, Alsterdorf, Hamburg, Germany
W TKO2/12
 W  
TKO
2/12
  
time: 2:00   referee: Erkki Meronen
vacant EBU (European) heavyweight title
Schiesser down twice in the second round
1998-08-11
239¼Ricardo Kennedy226¼14 6 1
Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami, Florida, USA
W TKO1/8
 W  
TKO
1/8
  
time: 1:31   referee: Armando Garcia
1998-06-05
240¼Jose Ribalta253½38 14 1
Sporthalle, Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
W TKO2/8
 W  
TKO
2/8
  
time: 2:13   referee: Werner Kasimir
Ribalta received a standing eight-count and was down once in the second round.
1998-05-02
237Dicky Ryan233¾46 3 0
Hansehalle, Luebeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
W TKO5/12
 W  
TKO
5/12
  
referee: Joachim Jacobsen
vacant WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight title
Title had been vacated by Pele Reid to fight for the Commonwealth title
1998-04-18
236½Julius Francis243½18 6 0
Eurogress, Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W TKO2/12
 W  
TKO
2/12
  
referee: Daniel Van de Wiele
1998-03-20
238Levi Billups24021 16 1
Ballsporthalle, Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1998-03-07
240¼Louis Monaco224½7 11 2
Sartory Saale, Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1998-01-30
240¼Alben Belinski213¾5 0 0
Berdux Filmstudios, Munich, Bayern, Germany
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
1998-01-17
240¼Marcus Rhode23720 7 0
Sport und Erholungszentrum, Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
referee: Axel Zielke
1997-12-20
238Anthony Willis222¾16 6 0
Oberrheinhalle, Offenburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
W KO5/8
 W  
KO
5/8
  
1997-11-29
240¼Herman Delgado12 8 1
Rheinstrandhalle, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
W TKO3/8
 W  
TKO
3/8
  
referee: Joachim Jacobsen
1997-11-08
237¾Gilberto Williamson228¾4 3 3
Ballsporthalle, Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
W KO6/8
 W  
KO
6/8
  
time: 2:50   referee: Artur Ellensohn
Williamson down once in each of rounds four and five and twice in the sixth round
1997-10-04
Will Hinton16 11 1
Stadionsporthalle, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1997-06-14
238Jimmy Haynes21010 5 1
Saaltheater Geulen, Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
1997-05-10
232½Cleveland Woods233¾14 11 0
Ballsporthalle, Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
W KO2/6
 W  
KO
2/6
  
time: 2:16   referee: Heinrich Muehmert
1997-04-12
236Derrick Roddy223½17 11 0
Eurogress, Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
time: 2:14   referee: Joachim Jacobsen
1997-03-08
236¼Calvin Jones282¾20 15 0
Sartory Saale, Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
time: 2:58   referee: Werner Kasimir
1997-02-22
236Troy Roberts234¾8 3 0
Sporthalle, Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
1997-01-25
236Mike Acklie229½11 12 1
Maritim Hotel, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
time: 0:32   referee: Axel Zielke
1996-12-21
236Brian Sargent231½9 8 0
Zoo-Gesellschaftshaus, Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
W TKO2/6
 W  
TKO
2/6
  
time: 1:08
1996-11-30
236Frantisek Sumina241¼2 17 0
Nova Arena, Wiener Neustadt, Austria
W TKO1/4
 W  
TKO
1/4
  
time: 1:12
1996-11-16
232¾Tony Bradham227½6 3 0
Sporthalle, Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany
W KO2/4
 W  
KO
2/4
  
time: 1:14   referee: Norbert Krosch
Bradham down once in both rounds; Pro debut for Klitschko
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No Contest
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