Boxing loses another Klitschko to retirement

Former boxing heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement on August 3rd. Klitschko was the WBO, WBA, and IBF champion and sported a solid record of 69-5. He has a brother named Vitali who is also a former champion. Klitschko is currently an adjunct professor at Switzerland’s University of St. Gallen. Here’s the announcement via … Read more

Gypsy King: Tyson Fury HBO Real Sports (full segment)

Twenty-seven-year-old Tyson Fury shocked the boxing world when he defeated Wladimir Klitschko this past November. It’s hard to believe the 6’9″ heavyweight only weighed one pound when he was born. Born to a family of Gypsies, Tyson’s father was a bareknuckle prizefighter and he named his son after boxing legend Mike Tyson. Take a look … Read more

Wladimir Klitschko vs. Tyson Fury full fight video

On Nov. 28, 2015, 27-year-old unbeaten English boxer Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) took down the heavyweight champion of the world Wladimir Klitschko (64-4, 53 KOs) ending the Ukranian’s decade-plus winning streak. Fury out-pointed Klitschko over 12 rounds to win The Ring, IBO, WBO, and WBA (Super) Heavyweight titles. Now watch the entire fight to … Read more

Boxing isn’t dead, but that’s okay

It was an odd sight to see numerous people on Twitter claiming that boxing was dead alongside reports of Floyd Mayweather getting his fight-night check for $100 million. Think about that. $100,000,000. One hundred million dollars. The real kicker is that check is only his first payment on the fight – he still has sponsorship … Read more