Wladimir-Klitschko-vs-Tyson-Fury match review

The Klitschko domination of the heavyweight division ends with Tyson Fury outpointing Wladimir

 November 29, 2015   John Welsh

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Since the early millennium years, the World Heavyweight boxing scene has been dominated by the Ukrainian Klitschko bothers with Vitali claiming the WBC version of the title in 2004, and then relinquishing the belt on retiring from the sport after beating Manuel Charr in 2012. Wladimir has stayed active in the ring, and prior to […]

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Deontay Wilder

Wilder demonstrates that he is ready to face Klitschko

 January 19, 2015   John Welsh

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Although Deontay Wilder became the first American boxer since 2006 to claim a version of the World Heavyweight championship by beating Canadian opponent Bermane Stiverne via a unanimous points decision, many experts will have been disappointed by his inability to finish the contest inside the scheduled 12 rounds. He has stopped all his previous challengers […]

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Tyson Fury now aims for Klitschko

Tyson Fury now aims for Klitschko after comfortably beating Chisora

 November 30, 2014   John Welsh

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In just his third fight during a two year period, British boxer Tyson Fury demonstrated his worth as a viable opponent for World Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko when enforcing a 10th round retirement by his opponent Dereck Chisora whom he has now beaten on two occasions. Unbeaten Fury claimed both the British and European Heavyweight […]

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Klitschko wins again but a unification bout may be more distant

 April 27, 2014   John Welsh

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Wladimir Klitschko duly retained his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO World Heavyweight titles by recording a fifth round knock-out in defeating Australian challenger Alex Leapai. Yet the fact that his brother Vitali has relinquished the WBC version of boxing’s most cherished prize still poses questions as to whether the Ukrainian champion can unify the division. […]

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Tyson Fury

Chisora bout may not be best option for Tyson Fury

 February 16, 2014   John Welsh

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No sooner had both Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury won their separate fights on Saturday evening, then the war of words began ahead of possible rematch between the two heavyweights. The potential contest may be viewed as an eliminator for a title bout against World Champion Wladimir Klitschko, but for both British boxers it will […]

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Klitschko brothers

Klitschko domination now threatened by Deontay Wilder

 November 22, 2013   John Welsh

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When David Haye recently announced his probable retirement from boxing following an extensive shoulder operation, it seemingly exposed a dearth of suitable challengers to the Klitschko brothers in the heavyweight division. Fellow Briton and potential contender Tyson Fury is now seeking a new opponent after his planned bout with Haye was cancelled. After becoming dominant […]

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