Experienced opponents at the beginning of the professional career of Wladimir Klitschko (Video)

Wladimir Klitschko



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Sports news:April 2, 1997, Volodymyr Klitschko held his sixth match in the professional ring against experienced giordimaina Mark young.

After the announcement of his retirement, the legendary Ukrainian heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko, Official fan club of Klitschko brothers continues the first, important and most famous battles of our outstanding champion. Remember together how it was!

12 APR 1997 in Eurogress, Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, Wladimir Klitschko held his sixth match in the professional ring against experienced giordimaina Mark young (14-33-1, 9 KO’s). The loud American with the nickname “Storm”, who during his career met with many well-known heavyweights, including Mike Tyson, George foreman, Bert Cooper, Hasim Rahman, Shannon Briggs and many others, could not do anything against Wladimir Klitschko, who scored victory after two rounds. W RTD 2 .

May 10, 1997 at the arena Ballsporthalle in Frankfurt am main, Germany Wladimir Klitschko spent his seventh fight in the professional ring. His rival was an experienced American mark Anthony wills (14-17-1, 9 KO’s), at the time, losing such a “monster” of the heavyweight division like ray Mercer, only decision.

Wills, despite his negative record, was a very strong boxer, he twice knocked out former world champion Greg page, won a few sensational victories, almost inflicted the first defeat on a professional ring Gary Mason and gave a tough fight to another “monster” – James Smith. But at the time of the fight mark wills already surrendered their positions and lost seven games in a row. Vladimir easily dealt with another opponent, knocking out wills in the first round. For Americans, this match was the last in his career.

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