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[[Image:Klitschkobeltsupdated.png|350px|left|Klitschko with his WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO & Ring Magazine belts]]  
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'''Trainers:''' [[Fritz Sdunek]] (1996 - 2003), [[Emanuel Steward]] (2004 - 2012), [[Johnathon Banks]] (2012 - present)
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'''Trainers:''' [[Fritz Sdunek]] (1996 - 2003), [[Emanuel Steward]] (2004 - 2012), [[Johnathon Banks]] (2012 - present)<br>
== World Title Factoids & Statistics ==
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'''[[:Category:Wladimir Klitschko Gallery|Wladimir Klitschko Gallery]]'''
*Wladimir Klitschko is a 4 Time Heavyweight Champion, two-time [[WBO]] Champion and the current [[WBA]] (Super), [[IBF]], WBO, [[IBO]] & Ring Magazine Heavyweight Champion.
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*Klitschko is the longest reigning IBF, WBO & IBO Heavyweight Champion in history with the most title defenses for those organizations, overall he is the [http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longest_reigning_heavyweight_champions 5th longest reigning Heavyweight Champion of all time] with the 3rd most consecutive title defenses with 13.
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== World Title Notes & Statistics ==
*After Wladimir's win over [[David Haye]] in July 2, 2011, all the major Heavyweight Belts were simultaneously owned by the Klitschko family.
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[[File:Klitschkos138044076.jpg|right|thumb|225px|The Klitschko Brothers]]
*He is the younger brother of former [[WBO]] and current [[WBC]] Heavyweight Champion [[Vitali Klitschko]].
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*'''Wladimir Klitschko''' is a two-time [[WBO]] heavyweight champion and the current [[WBA]] (Super), [[IBF]], WBO, [[IBO]], and [[Ring Magazine|''Ring'' magazine]] heavyweight champion.
*Wladimir and his brother Vitali are the first brothers to hold all Heavyweight titles at the same time.
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*Klitschko has held the IBF, WBA, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles longer than any other fighter in history, and he has defended the IBF, WBO, and IBO titles more than any other fighter. Overall, he is the second longest-reigning heavyweight champion of all-time. Only [[Joe Louis]] has had a longer title reign. Klitschko has made 17 consecutive title defenses. Only Joe Louis and [[Larry Holmes]] have made more.
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*Klitschko won the vacant ''Ring'' magazine heavyweight championship when he defeated [[Ruslan Chagaev]] on June 20, 2009. 
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*He is the younger brother of former WBO, [[WBC]], and ''The Ring'' Heavyweight Champion [[Vitali Klitschko]].
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*After Wladimir's win over [[David Haye]] on July 2, 2011, all the major heavyweight belts were simultaneously owned by the Klitschko brothers, making them the first brothers to so.
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*Has a record of 24-2 (19 KOs) in world title fights.
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*Has a record of 12-2 (8 KOs) against former or current world titlists.
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**Won against [[Chris Byrd]] (twice), [[Ray Mercer]], [[Samuel Peter]] (twice), [[Lamon Brewster]], [[Sultan Ibragimov]], [[Hasim Rahman]], [[Ruslan Chagaev]], [[David Haye]], [[Jean-Marc Mormeck]], [[Alexander Povetkin]]
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**Lost against [[Corrie Sanders]], Lamon Brewster
  
 
== Amateur Career ==
 
== Amateur Career ==
[[Image:WKlitschko1996.jpg|right|thumb|Wladimir Klitschko at the 1996 Olympics]]
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[[Image:WKlitschko1996.jpg|right|thumb|195px|Klitschko at the 1996 Olympics]]
 
*Amateur Record: 134 wins (65 inside the distance) and 6 losses
 
*Amateur Record: 134 wins (65 inside the distance) and 6 losses
 
*1993 Heavyweight Gold Medalist at the Junior European Championships in Saloniki, Greece. Results:
 
*1993 Heavyweight Gold Medalist at the Junior European Championships in Saloniki, Greece. Results:
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== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
*[http://www.klitschko.com/ Klitschko Brothers Official Website]
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*[http://www.klitschko.com/ The Klitschko Brothers' Official Website]
*'''[[:Category:Wladimir Klitschko Gallery|Wladimir Klitschko Gallery]]'''
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*[http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longest_reigning_heavyweight_champions Longest reigning heavyweight champions]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:42, 7 December 2014

Wladimir Klitschko

Name: Wladimir Klitschko
Alias: Dr Steelhammer
Birth Name: Volodymyr Volodymyrovych Klychko
Born: 1976-03-25 (Age:38)
Birthplace: Solnechnoye, Kazakhstan
Hometown: Kiev, Ukraine
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6′ 6″   /   198cm
Reach: 81″   /   206cm
Boxing Record: click

Trainers: Fritz Sdunek (1996 - 2003), Emanuel Steward (2004 - 2012), Johnathon Banks (2012 - present)
Wladimir Klitschko Gallery

World Title Notes & Statistics

The Klitschko Brothers
  • Wladimir Klitschko is a two-time WBO heavyweight champion and the current WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, and Ring magazine heavyweight champion.
  • Klitschko has held the IBF, WBA, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles longer than any other fighter in history, and he has defended the IBF, WBO, and IBO titles more than any other fighter. Overall, he is the second longest-reigning heavyweight champion of all-time. Only Joe Louis has had a longer title reign. Klitschko has made 17 consecutive title defenses. Only Joe Louis and Larry Holmes have made more.
  • Klitschko won the vacant Ring magazine heavyweight championship when he defeated Ruslan Chagaev on June 20, 2009.
  • He is the younger brother of former WBO, WBC, and The Ring Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko.
  • After Wladimir's win over David Haye on July 2, 2011, all the major heavyweight belts were simultaneously owned by the Klitschko brothers, making them the first brothers to so.
  • Has a record of 24-2 (19 KOs) in world title fights.
  • Has a record of 12-2 (8 KOs) against former or current world titlists.

Amateur Career

Klitschko at the 1996 Olympics
  • Amateur Record: 134 wins (65 inside the distance) and 6 losses
  • 1993 Heavyweight Gold Medalist at the Junior European Championships in Saloniki, Greece. Results:
  • 1994 Heavyweight Silver Medalist at the Junior World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. Results:
  • 1995 World Championships in Berlin, Germany. Results:
  • 1995 Heavyweight Gold Medalist at the Military World Championships in Ariccia, Italy. Results:
  • 1996 Super Heavyweight Silver Medalist at the European Championships in Vejle, Denmark. Results:
  • 1996 Super Heavyweight Gold Medalist for the Ukraine at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Results:

External Links


Preceded by:
Chris Byrd
WBO Heavyweight Champion
2000 Oct 14 – 2003 Mar 8
Succeeded by:
Corrie Sanders
Preceded by:
Chris Byrd
IBF Heavyweight Champion
2006 Apr 22 – present
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Lennox Lewis
Retired
IBO Heavyweight Champion
2006 Apr 22 – present
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Sultan Ibragimov
WBO Heavyweight Champion
2008 Feb 23 – present
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
David Haye
Lost bid for Super Championship
WBA Heavyweight Champion
2011 Jul 2 – present
Super Champion
Succeeded by: