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Wladimir Klitschko Retires From Boxing, Cancels Rematch With Anthony Joshua

Former heavyweight world champion from Ukraine Wladimir Klitschko has announced his retirement from boxing, according to the BBC. It should be recalled that the Ukrainian, 41, was knocked out in the 11th round by current champion Joshua at Wembley Stadium in April. Joshua,

Klitschko loses epic fight to Joshua at Wembley

Coming into this contest, Klitschko competed in 28 world title fights and is the second longest reigning world champion in history, according to Boxing Scene, according to UNIAN. The 41-year-old fighter has been out of the ring since losing a twelve round

Ukrainians Vasyl Lomachenko, Oleksandr Usyk, Oleksandr Gvozdyk defended their titles

On Saturday night at a 3,000-capacity venue in Maryland, two Ukrainians -- Vasyl Lomachenko and Oleksandr Usyk -- defended world titles. Oleksandr Gvozdyk destroyed Yunieski Gonzalez in an impressive 3rd round knockout, Joinfo.com reports with reference to ESPN. Vasyl Lomachenko and Oleksandr

Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk defeats South Africa’s Thabiso Mchunu in 9th round – video

Referee Lou Moret waved the fight off at 1:53 of the ninth round after Mchunu had been down for the third time, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Supersport. Usyk, the 2012 Olympic heavyweight gold medalist, started slowly against the defensive style and

Ukrainian Vasyl Lomachenko beats Nicholas Walters in Las Vegas

Vasyl Lomachenko said he is now aiming for boxing's No 1 pound for pound spot after his domination of Nicholas Walters on Saturday night, while his promoter Bob Arum said we had watched "a modern master", "a magician" at work, The

Ukrainian boxer wins WBO world champion

Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko in his seventh fight in professional boxingovercame Roman Martinez from Puerto Rico and won the title of WBO world champion of the second featherweight (up to 58.967 kg), Joinfo.ua reports with reference to  112 Ukraine TV Channel. With a significant advantage in the battle, which took place in New York (USA), Lomachenko, sending his opponent in a knockout in round 5 of the strike from

Russian boxer Povetkin fails doping test ahead of Wilder fight

Povetkin tested positive for meldonium, his promoter Andrei Ryabinsky said to Russian media on Friday, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to ABC News. "We're in contact with the WBC. They'll take the decision on whether the fight will happen or not," Ryabinsky said. The