Die Brüder Vitali und Wladimir Klitschko dominiert das Schwergewicht viele Jahre lang. Die Idee, gegeneinander zu boxen, verhinderte ein. Wladimir Klitschko ist ein ehemaliger Boxer und langjähriger Schwergewichts-Champion. Vitali Klitschko ist sein älterer Bruder. Alle aktuellen News zu Wladimir Klitschko sowie Bilder, Videos und Infos zum Weltmeister im Schwergewicht und dem jüngeren Bruder von Vitali.
Wolodymyr Wolodymyrowytsch Klytschko ist ein ehemaliger ukrainischer Boxer und ehemaliger Weltmeister im Schwergewicht nach Version der IBF, WBO, WBA und IBO. Er galt über viele Jahre bei Fachzeitschriften und in den unabhängigen Ranglisten als. Wolodymyr Wolodymyrowytsch Klytschko (ukrainisch Володи́мир Володи́мирович Кличко́; russisch Влади́мир Влади́мирович Кличко́, Wladimir. Klitschko bezeichnet: Klitschko (Film), deutscher Dokumentarfilm (); () Klitschko, Asteroid des Hauptgürtels. Klitschko bzw. Klytschko ist der. Brain And Power. Die Brüder Vitali und Wladimir Klitschko dominiert das Schwergewicht viele Jahre lang. Die Idee, gegeneinander zu boxen, verhinderte ein. Werdegang von Wladimir Klitschko. Wladimir Klitschkos Karriere begann bereits mit 14 Jahren. Damals gewann er als Amateur Kämpfe. Während seiner Zeit. Von der Boxlegende über den Markenbotschafter zum Politiker: Vitali Klitschko gehört zu den Proeuropäern in der Ukraine und ist Bürgermeister der Hauptstadt.
Werdegang von Wladimir Klitschko. Wladimir Klitschkos Karriere begann bereits mit 14 Jahren. Damals gewann er als Amateur Kämpfe. Während seiner Zeit. Die Brüder Vitali und Wladimir Klitschko dominiert das Schwergewicht viele Jahre lang. Die Idee, gegeneinander zu boxen, verhinderte ein. Alle aktuellen News zu Wladimir Klitschko sowie Bilder, Videos und Infos zum Weltmeister im Schwergewicht und dem jüngeren Bruder von Vitali. Retrieved 12 September In December Klitschko described the judicial system of Ukraine as "complete degradation" and accused it of violating human rights and humiliating its Klitschko. The fight between Lewis and Klitschko was to take place in Decemberand Klitschko signed for a tune-up fight on 21 June as part of the Jackie Chan Filme Deutsch of Lewis's fight with Kirk Johnson for the IBO title, as the WBC would not sanction the fight for their title. Originally, as karate and kickboxing were both Killing Hasselhoff Stream in Klitschko Soviet Union, and amateur boxing was one of five sanctioned combat sports available to general public along with judosport sambofreestyle and classical wrestlingKlitschko took up boxing, being trained by former Soviet boxer, World Championships bronze medalist Anatoliy Klimanova head boxing coach of the CSKA Kyiv Sports Club. Retrieved 8 July Nielsen Media Research revealed the fight peaked atBlack Clover Watch Online which was during rounds Sperrung B83 and six. But what's the difference between chess and boxing? Monte Barrett. WBO heavyweight champion 26 June — 1 April Retrieved 11 December Samuel Peter I. Instead, Klitschko caught him with a hard counter left hook of his own, staggering Peter for the Sergei Polunin time in the fight. Eddie Klitschko. Sullivan — years ago.
The experience is what helped Wladimir to come back with the second wind and find an opportunity to secure the stoppage win. He has got the perfect style for me.
I don't want him to have any more fights before me as I don't want someone else to do what I will do against him.
Klitschko was scheduled to defend his titles against Alexander Povetkin later in ,  but on 25 October, Povetkin withdrew from the fight due to an ankle injury.
He dominated the fight, winning every round while making good use of his left jab. Rahman seemed unable to withstand the Klitschko's punch power. In the sixth round, Klitschko knocked Rahman down with a series of left hooks, leaving Rahman visibly disoriented.
Between the sixth and seventh rounds, the referee warned Rahman he's going to stop the fight if Rahman continues absorbing punishment without firing back.
Klitschko was scheduled to face David Haye on 20 June , but Haye pulled out within weeks of the fight complaining of a back injury.
Ultimately, Klitschko reached agreements with Chagaev who agreed to step in for Haye as a last-minute replacement Valuev's team wanted the fight to be postponed until autumn of that year.
In terms of technique, both fighters were described as of equal level. The fight took place at Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen , with over 61, fans having attended the fight, the largest audience for a boxing fight in Germany since , when Max Schmeling knocked out Adolf Heuser in front of 70, people in Stuttgart.
Klitschko dropped Chagaev near the end of the second round, and was gradually fighting more aggressively as the fight progressed.
Chagaev's trainer Michael Timm did not allow Chagaev to come out for the tenth round, prompting the referee to wave the bout off, declaring Klitschko the winner by corner retirement RTD.
On 9 December , Klitschko's management group, K2 Promotions, confirmed that a bout with Eddie Chambers had been agreed to take place in Germany on 20 March This mandatory title defense, originally scheduled for December , had to be delayed due to a hand injury that Klitschko sustained in training that required surgery.
The bout turned-out to be one-sided, with the champion winning rounds keeping Chambers at the end of his jab and occasionally throwing straight right hands.
The punch made Chambers fall forwards and lose consciousness for an extended period of time. The referee immediately stepped in and called an end to the contest.
Following the match with Chambers, a unification fight between Klitschko and David Haye, who, as of May , had held the WBA title, appeared to be in the offing.
Klitschko called out the Briton on YouTube in April , stating, "I want to send this message to boxing fans and directly to David Haye.
David, you've bitched out on fighting both Klitschko brothers twice already and now's the time to make it happen.
On behalf of the boxing fans around the world, I am officially calling you out to fight me. You can't run away from me forever and you need to follow through with this fight if you want to be respected.
I'm ready. What're you waiting for? Haye's trainer, Adam Booth, indicated that Haye would be willing to accept the challenge.
A few days before the deadline, Haye said he was interested in fighting the older Klitschko, Vitali, rather than Wladimir. On 17 May , the day period of negotiation began for Klitschko to defend his championship against Povetkin.
The bout between Klitschko and Povetkin was initially tentatively scheduled to take place in Frankfurt , Germany, on 11 September In July , it was confirmed that the bout would be taking place in Frankfurt,  with Samuel Peter replacing Povetkin for the scheduled fight as Povetkin failed to show up to the press-conference, deciding to pull out of the fight at the advice of his coach Teddy Atlas who believed Povetkin was not ready to face Klitschko.
Peter started the fight very aggressively and caught Klitschko with a good left hook in the opening minute, although Klitschko ended the round well.
Peter was caught with three hard right-hands in the second round, one of which seemed to stun him. Peter tried to duck under the Klitschko jab, but was being tied up on the inside.
After four rounds, the fight became one-sided in Klitschko's favour. Peter's right eye was closing and he was taking heavy punishment.
After the ninth round, Peter's trainer Abel Sanchez said he would give him one more round. Peter swung wildly in the tenth and Klitschko put him down with a concussive combination.
On 5 January , it was announced that Derek Chisora would get his fight with Klitschko. Booth alleged Haye had met every single one of Klitschko's demands.
On 5 March, it was instead announced that the highly anticipated fight against Haye would take place on 2 July The contract was written so that if Klitschko was not fully healed, then Haye would fight his brother, Vitali.
Klitschko and Haye agreed to a 50—50 split of the purse and Haye was allotted 7, seats at the venue. According to CompuBox , Klitschko landed punches of thrown Klitschko outlanded Haye in every round but fourth.
Haye was subject to much derision and ridicule from within the boxing community and fans after citing his toe as part of the reason why he lost.
After winning the WBA title, all of the major heavyweight titles were in the hands of the Klitschko family. Wladimir and Vitali became the first and only pair of brothers to hold all of the heavyweight titles simultaneously.
On 6 October , Klitschko announced his next fight. It was originally to be on 10 December against the former two time unified cruiserweight world champion, Jean-Marc Mormeck 36—4, 22 KOs.
The fight would have taken place at Esprit Arena, Düsseldorf. However, on 5 December , the fight was cancelled because Klitschko checked into a hospital to have a kidney stone removed.
After the removal operation he suffered from fever and inflammation. Ein Champion All belts. One Champion , referring to the fact that all major heavyweight titles were held by the Klitschko brothers , was estimated to be million viewers.
Mormeck failed to land anything in rounds 1 and 4. On 4 March , Klitschko stated that he would next fight his mandatory challenger Tony Thompson 36—2, 24 KOs in a rematch from their first fight in At the time, he stated that the newly opened Barclays Arena in New York were interested in showcasing a Klitschko brother.
Since they last fought, Thompson recorded five straight wins, all by KO. However, I must not take this lightly as Thompson knows me better than any other fighter", Klitschko said in the build-up to the fight.
The additional weight appeared to be muscle. In the first round, both fighters were cautious, patiently studying each other. Klitschko became more dominant in the second, working mostly with his jab.
Thompson unsuccessfully went for the attack and in the process fell to the canvas. The referee did not rule it a knockdown. In the third round, Thompson hurt Klitschko for the first time in the fight with a counter left hand but was still being outboxed by Klitschko.
In the fifth round, Klitschko pressed Thompson into a corner and hurt him with a straight right hand, knocking him down.
Thompson beat the count but looked hurt, however he was able to survive that round. Klitschko continued his assault in the sixth, sending Thompson down again with a flurry of shots.
Thompson got up but had to hold on to the ropes in order to stand, which prompted the referee to stop the fight, declaring Klitschko the winner by sixth-round TKO.
But it was hard to time an accurate shot. Thompson was elusive, he didn't lose an eye contact at any moment in the fight and was able to see most of my punches", said Klitschko in a post-fight interview.
There was first mention of a potential Klitschko vs. Mariusz Wach , 15 KOs fight in August when Klitschko's team approached Wach's promoters for a fight, however nothing materialized.
Bernd Boente denied these claims. A date in November was considered with the venue likely to be in Hamburg, Germany. Terms were fully agreed within days of the negotiations for the fight to take place 10 November.
On fight night, at the 02 World Arena, Klitschko dominated and retained his titles with a one sided UD. The three judges' scored the fight —, —, and — The bout opened with a battle between jabs which was won by Klitschko, who was following his jabs with his signature straight right.
Wach managed to wobble Klitschko in round five but failed to take advantage. Wach also showed a great chin later in the fight when Klitschko began to let his hands go more landing thunderous shots.
Days before the Klitschko vs. At the time, Huck was preparing for a title defence against Firat Arslan. The reason the fight would never get made was due to the fact that the Klitschko's had a contract with German television network RTL and Huck was signed with their rival network ARD.
Pianeta was no different. Speaking to ESPN , he said, "I'm getting always criticised with my opponents, it doesn't matter are they well known or not so much and it's always very difficult to fight against someone that is not known because you are always getting these critics.
He went on to say he won his biggest fight against cancer in He dropped Pianeta with a right hand in round four, a left hand put Pianeta down in the fifth; the fight ended at in round six when Klitschko put Pianeta down for the third time.
Promoter Vladimir Hryunov won the right to promote Klitschko vs. It allowed Ryabinsky to dictate the location of the fight and guaranteed the fighters the biggest purses of their careers.
The fight took place on 5 October at the Olympic Stadium in Moscow. This included Klitschko's leaning on his opponent and pushing his head down and throwing Povetkin away to prevent Povetkin from clinching, which resulted in the referee scoring some of Povetkin's fallings as knockdowns, as well as Povetkin's punching after the referee's break command and leaning his head too low.
All theee judges scored it — on the scorecards. With 9. Leapai fight to take place in Germany on 26 April. Tua told Australian newspaper The Courier-Mail he "didn't want to help anyone beat a 'Samoan brother'".
You never stopped. You were challenging, you were bold. You had great desire to become a champion. Not many of my opponents have that type of attitude, that type of heart.
The 10 punches landed were made up of 6 jabs and 4 power punches. The IBF finally ordered Klitschko vs. Kubrat Pulev on 8 May and gave a day negotiation period.
The IBF accepted the request. As per the bid, K2 had the location set as the O2 World Arena in Hamburg, with a possible date being 6 September A new date of 15 November was set.
Despite making a spirited effort, Pulev suffered three knockdowns en route to being knocked out in round five by a devastating left hook.
The time of stoppage was recorded as of round five. In the post-fight interview, Pulev said, "Wladimir is a really good opponent, but he was lucky.
I want a rematch". Klitschko praised Pulev, calling him a tough competitor. This was made up of 10 jabs and 15 power shots landed. Jennings was confirmed and to take place on 25 April at Madison Square Garden.
Negotiations initially started in November Klitschko's manager, Bernd Boente finally announced the fight and said all contracts had been signed.
The Barclays Center in New York City was originally chosen to stage the fight, but no reason was given for the change of venue.
He defeated Jennings by effective use of his jab and nullifying Jennings' offensive game on the inside, especially by holding Jennings, which resulted in the referee deducting a point in the tenth round for excessive holding, although Klitschko did end up winning via UD with scores of —, —, and — Klitschko was scheduled to take on undefeated heavyweight contender Tyson Fury , the WBO mandatory challenger, on 24 October On 25 September , Klitschko postponed the fight, citing a calf injury.
It was rescheduled for 28 November Klitschko reportedly had his hands wrapped without a representative of Fury present, so had to do them again.
Klitschko and Fury showed little offence during the twelve rounds, but Fury did enough to take the decision.
Klitschko landed 52 of punches thrown In the post-fight interview, an emotional Fury said, "This is a dream come true. We worked so hard for this. I've done it.
It's hard to come to foreign countries and get decisions. It just means so much to me to come here and get the decision. And thanks very much for having me.
It was all fun and games during the buildup. He said, "Tyson was the faster and better man tonight. I felt quite comfortable in the first six rounds, but I was astonished that Tyson was so fast in the second half as well.
I couldn't throw my right hand because the advantage was the longer distance he had. Klitschko was entitled to a rematch with Fury as part of the contract for their first fight.
The rematch was eventually announced on 8 April and set to take place in Fury's home town at the Manchester Arena in Manchester , England on 9 July He apologised to his fans and confirmed the fight would be rescheduled for a later date.
On 7 July, Fury announced via his Twitter account that the rescheduled fight would take place on 29 October at the Manchester Arena. On 23 September, Fury again postponed the fight after being declared "medically unfit",  before eventually vacating the WBA Super , WBO, and IBO titles, citing problems with depression after testing positive for cocaine.
Days after the Fury rematch was called off, Klitschko was approached by Eddie Hearn , promoter of IBF champion Anthony Joshua , to fight on the 28 November date they had set for a second defence.
Klitschko then turned his attention to fighting Browne instead on 10 December, a date his team had an arena set for in Germany. Talks between the Klitschko camp and Hearn remained active with a fight set for the first part of Because of this clashing with the WBA enforcing their mandatory, it was believed that either Joshua or Klitschko would have to vacate a title.
George Groves II. He put a request in for 5, more tickets to be made available. Joshua came in heavier at pounds. In front of a post-war record crowd of 90, in attendance, Joshua won by TKO in a high-drama contest that saw both men giving their all.
They fought a close and cautious first four rounds. In the fifth, Joshua came out and threw a barrage of punches, forcing Klitschko to the canvas. An angry Klitschko rose up and dominated Joshua for the remainder of the round, before landing a clean right hand and scoring his own knockdown in round six.
The next few rounds were again cautious, both men wary of each other, until a reinvigorated Joshua attacked Klitschko in round eleven with an upper-cut blow to the right side of Klitschko's face which would be the beginning of the end for the Ukrainian.
Joshua then put together a few small but powerful combinations which sent his opponent to the canvas. Klitschko again rose but Joshua knocked him down for a second time in the round by unleashing a seven-punch combination, flooring Klitschko with a left hook.
Moments later Joshua tried to end the fight by swinging a few right hooks and managed to back Klitschko into the ropes where he again sent a barrage of punches with no reply.
The referee then concluded that Klitschko had taken enough punishment and stopped the fight. At the time of stoppage, Joshua was ahead on two judges' scorecards at 96—93 and 95—93, while the third judge had Klitschko ahead 95— CompuBox stats showed that Joshua landed of his punches thrown I need to analyze and see what the heck happened.
I wish I could have raised my hands, but congrats to him. He got up, he fought back, and he won the titles. Big respect to Wladimir for challenging the young lions of the division.
The fight averaged , viewers on Showtime in the United States. It was shown live and the fight began around 5 p. ET and 2 p.
Nielsen Media Research revealed the fight peaked at , viewers which was during rounds five and six. The whole card averaged 9. This was higher than the 8.
Fury in The fight did lower numbers than Klitschko's win over Mariusz Wach in , which was watched by 11 million and Klitschko vs.
Haye, which was seen by over 16 million. At this point, it was not said that the rematch would take place. Klitschko said he needed time to review his situation before agreeing to a rematch.
It was only weeks after the fight, when Eddie Hearn filed the paperwork to the IBF to request the exception to the mandatory defence.
The IBF explained that the rematch must take place no later than 2 December and the winner must fight Pulev next with no exceptions.
He had a tour of the T-Mobile Arena. There is a huge appetite from both sides to hold the rematch there and we will be talking further over the next week or so to see if that can become a reality.
It would be the biggest heavyweight Vegas fight in probably a couple of decades, so we would love to host it.
On 3 August , Klitschko announced on his official website and social media channels that he was retiring from boxing. He competed in 29 world title fights.
Throughout his career, Wladimir defeated 23 boxers for the world heavyweight championship, breaking an all-time record that belonged to Joe Louis.
Klitschko fought in 29 world heavyweight title fights, more than any other boxer in history. As of September , BoxRec ranks Klitschko as the 17th greatest pound-for-pound fighter of all time the fourth highest rank for a non-American fighter ,  as well as the second greatest European fighter of all time.
Klitschko is also a passionate golfer and was seen playing in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland. The tournament was played over three courses in including St Andrews, Carnoustie, and Kingsbarns in Fife and Angus.
Klitschko was named curator of the Ukrainian pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Gallen , where he taught master's students. From , Klitschko was in a relationship with American actress Hayden Panettiere.
Panettiere has appeared ringside at some of Klitschko's fights, including at Klitschko's 10th-round KO victory over Samuel Peter. Wladimir and his brother Vitali have never fought each other in a professional fight as their mother made them promise to never fight each other.
Klitschko speaks four languages: English, German, Russian and Ukrainian. Klitschko said he would use the money to help the dreams of hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian children.
After the sale, the buyer immediately returned the medal out of respect for Klitschko and because he wanted it to remain with the Klitschko family.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ukrainian boxer. In this Eastern Slavic name , the patronymic is Volodymyrovych and the family name is Klitschko.
Medal record. At one point, they ran 12 meter [roughly a half mile] sprints, each under 3 minutes, with a minute rest between each one.
I timed every one and every one was under 3 minutes. I never saw a heavyweight do anything even close to that. They work their asses off. To be able to do that, two pound guys — whew.
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He had been training to fight Hasim Rahman ; however, nine days before the fight, he injured his leg while sparring. He snapped his anterior cruciate ligament , which with surgery would take up to a year to heal and possibly prove career ending.
To avoid keeping the title out of use he retired. The WBC was grateful for his consideration. On other occasions he cited regrets about his suddenly mounting injuries, a desire to leave the sport while still on top and political aspirations in his home country of Ukraine.
After Vitali's retirement, his younger brother had established dominance in the division, winning two of the four world titles available.
At the time, there was interest in a potential Peter vs. Wladimir unification match. Instead, Vitali took advantage of his champion emeritus status and secured a title challenge against Peter.
The fight was arranged on 11 October at O2 World, Berlin. It would be one of the most anticipated heavyweight fights in the past few years. Both men had a rightful claim to being the champion and the stakes for the future of the heavyweight division were high.
Despite some questioning Klitschko's decision to return after four years, he managed to regain his title in dominating fashion. Klitschko had Peter intimidated from the first round and stunned him with accurate hard punches.
Klitschko kept the hard-punching Nigerian off with an effective left jab and took control in the center of the ring. Over eight rounds, Klitschko completely dismantled and outfought the younger champion.
After the eighth round, Peter slumped on his stool, shook his head and asked that the bout be stopped. By the sixth round, Klitschko was in total control.
Arreola had been influenced by Samuel Peter's defeat to Klitschko in , in which Peter had tried to box from the outside.
He therefore employed a game-plan which involved applying constant pressure to Klitschko in order to force him into a high tempo fight.
Despite his best efforts, the bout became one sided very quickly. Klitschko consistently proved himself faster, sharper and much fitter than Arreola.
On 12 December, Klitschko defeated Kevin Johnson by unanimous decision, winning almost every round. Johnson, a skillful fighter, tried to negate Klitschko's strength with angles and head movement.
Though he proved hard to hit, he failed to launch any sustained attack of his own. After the Johnson bout, Klitschko's camp began negotiations for a potential fight with former WBA champion Nikolai Valuev , but the match failed to materialize due to economic disagreements.
Sosnowski was knocked down by a right hand in the 10th round, prompting referee Jay Nady to immediately wave off the fight.
This voluntary defense was Klitschko's fourth defense of the WBC heavyweight title. Sosnowski was the No. Klitschko completely dismantled his challenger with superior hand speed.
Briggs struggled to land any meaningful punches, as Klitschko won every round decisively. After a few rounds, Briggs was receiving a vicious and sustained beating which caused him serious facial injuries.
Considering the beating he was receiving, there was some suggestion that the referee should have stopped the bout during the last few rounds.
Klitschko had retained his belt with official scores of —, —, and — The bout was tentatively scheduled for March Klitschko won by KO.
The referee stopped the bout after Adamek received punishing blows and was ruled out, as he was no longer able to defend himself. After turning 41 on 19 July , Klitschko became one of the oldest heavyweight champions in history.
Despite having a four-year hiatus from the sport, Klitschko has proven to be a remarkably effective and dominant heavyweight champion once again.
Alongside his brother Wladimir, he also fights on for their shared ambition of holding all four heavyweight titles together, an ambition that was realised on 2 July when brother Wladimir defeated David Haye to win the WBA heavyweight title.
After Wladimir Klitschko had to cancel his fight with Jean-Marc Mormeck , it was thought that Vitali was likely to fight on 25 February It was confirmed on 12 December that Derek Chisora would be Klitschko's next opponent.
The fight was fought against a backdrop of antagonism displayed by Chisora at the weigh in. Chisora slapped Klitschko across the face causing a red mark to be left.
Vitali won the majority of the rounds boxing a disciplined fight with changing angles and superior footwork. Chisora, constantly coming forward delivering punishing body shots, failed to wear down the older man.
The scores were: —, —, and — A doctor confirmed a ligament tear was suffered in his left shoulder. Klitschko said he "suddenly lost strength in the left hand" and was forced to only use his right.
The injury was believed to have happened in the second or third round. Klitschko's trainer, Fritz Zdunek, believes this is the same kind of injury Klitschko suffered in his fight with Byrd.
At the post-fight press conference, a brawl ensued between Haye and Chisora. After the altercation, Chisora challenged Haye to a fight in the ring and said, "I am going to shoot David Haye.
His comments and actions were later condemned by Frank Warren, his promoter, and Wladimir Klitschko. Klitschko was expected to face Bermane Stiverne in a mandatory title defense, but was forced to pull out due to injury.
On 15 December , Klitschko stepped back from boxing. He was announced champion emeritus, which means that if he wants to return to boxing, he can fight the WBC heavyweight champion without having any fights beforehand.
Since his retirement, he has maintained a low key level of training and has been in his brother's corner for most fights, most famously when he had an altercation with Anthony Joshua after Anthony Joshua vs.
Wladimir Klitschko. During the Ukrainian presidential election and the following Orange Revolution , the Klitschko brothers openly supported the candidacy of Viktor Yushchenko.
Klitschko began campaigning for Mayor of Kyiv shortly after his retirement in Klitschko simultaneously led the Vitali Klitschko Bloc that won According to information gained by the German magazine Der Spiegel , the target was to "set up Klitschko purposefully as a new strong man in Kyiv—in order to counter this way the Kremlin's growing influence".
Support consisted in logistics, training and joint performances. In October , Klitschko announced that he would run in the Kyiv mayoral election.
During the Ukrainian parliamentary election , Klitschko was elected he was top candidate on UDAR's party list into the Ukrainian parliament ; when his party won 40 seats.
Klitschko announced on 24 October that he intended to take part in the next Ukrainian presidential election that was then set for Klitschko was one of the dominant figures of the Euromaidan protests.
Klitschko confirmed on 28 February that he would take part in the early Ukrainian presidential election. Klitschko headed the election list of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc in the late October Ukrainian parliamentary election , but he vowed not to resign as Mayor of Kyiv.
In the Kyiv mayoral election Klitschko was reelected with Klitschko resigned as Petro Poroshenko Bloc chairman on 26 May after a new law barring a head of administration to be chairman or a member of a political party took effect on 1 May Klitschko's main concern is social standards and the economy of Ukraine.
In December Klitschko described the judicial system of Ukraine as "complete degradation" and accused it of violating human rights and humiliating its prisoners.
In early April Klitschko called for early presidential and parliamentary elections in Ukraine. Klitschko is a member of the Washington, D.
The elder Klitschko was also one of the commanders in charge of cleaning up the effects of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster in and was afterward diagnosed with cancer.
Mykola Chynchyn, the chairman of the Main Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine during the presidency of Viktor Yanukovych , accused Klitschko of working as a debt collector in the s for mafia boss Viktor Rybalko.
Klitschko is married to Natalia Egorova , a former athlete and model. In , Klitschko graduated from the Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky Pedagogical Institute Ukraine  and was accepted into the postgraduate study program at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
On 29 February , he presented his doctoral thesis on "talent and sponsorship in sports"  at the "Kyiv University of Physical Science and Sports" and his PhD in Sports Science was conferred.
Klitschko has lived for years in Germany in addition to residing in Kyiv. Both Vitali and his brother are avid chess players.
Vitali is a friend of former world chess champion Vladimir Kramnik and the two have played, with Kramnik always winning.
Klitschko has commented that "chess is similar to boxing. You need to develop a strategy, and you need to think two or three steps ahead about what your opponent is doing.
You have to be smart. But what's the difference between chess and boxing? In chess, nobody is an expert, but everybody plays. In boxing everybody is an expert, but nobody fights.
Vitali and his brother also have been involved in charitable activities dedicated to supporting the needs of schools, churches and children.
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