Vitali Klitschko Record & Stats

Vitali Klitschko Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 15 years and 9 months, Vitali Klitschko fought 47 times with 45 wins and 2 losses. By his last professional fight on September 8, 2012, Klitschko's boxing record stood at 45-2 (41 KO wins, 2 KO losses).

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Belovodskoye, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union
“Dr. Ironfist”
Born
Jul 19, 1971
Age
51
Debut
Nov 16, 1996
Record
45-2
Rounds
235
KOs
41 (87.2%)
Height
201 cm
Reach
201 cm
Ape Index
0 cm
Stance
Orthodox
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Vitali Klitschko's record and stats
Vitali Klitschko's Record

      Vitali Klitschko (Dr. Ironfist) is a retired Ukrainian professional boxer. He was born in Belovodskoye, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union on July 19, 1971. Klitschko made his professional boxing debut at the age of 25 on November 16, 1996. He is a former heavyweight world champion. He is 51 years old, and will be turning 52 in 5 months and 15 days. Klitschko is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights47
      Wins45
      Losses2
      Draws0
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins41
      Total Title Wins4
      Title Defenses12
      Title-Fight KO Wins12
      Losses via KO2
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      47Sep 8, 201241 Manuel Charr WinTKO4
      46Feb 18, 201240 Derek Chisora WinUD
      45Sep 10, 201140 Tomasz Adamek WinTKO10
      44Mar 19, 201139Odlanier Solís WinKO1
      43Oct 16, 201039 Shannon Briggs WinUD
      42May 29, 201038Albert Sosnowski WinKO10
      41Dec 12, 200938 Kevin Johnson WinUD
      40Sep 26, 200938 Chris Arreola WinRTD10
      39Mar 21, 200937 Juan Carlos Gómez WinTKO9
      38Oct 11, 200837 Samuel Peter WinRTD8
      37Dec 11, 200433 Danny Williams WinTKO8
      36Apr 24, 200432 Corrie Sanders WinTKO8
      35Dec 6, 200332Kirk JohnsonWinTKO2
      34Jun 21, 200331 Lennox Lewis LossTKO6
      33Nov 23, 200231Larry DonaldWinTKO10
      32Feb 8, 200230Vaughn BeanWinTKO11
      31Dec 8, 200130 Ross PurittyWinTKO11
      30Jan 27, 200129 Orlin NorrisWinKO1
      29Nov 25, 200029Timo HoffmannWinUD
      28Apr 1, 200028 Chris Byrd LossRTD9
      27Dec 11, 199928Obed Sullivan WinRTD9
      26Oct 9, 199928Ed Mahone WinTKO3
      25Jun 26, 199927Herbie Hide WinKO2
      24Feb 20, 199927Ismael YoulaWinTKO2
      23Dec 5, 199827Francesco SpinelliWinTKO1
      22Oct 24, 199827Mario SchiesserWinTKO2
      21Aug 11, 199827Ricardo KennedyWinTKO1
      20Jun 5, 199826 José RibaltaWinTKO2
      19May 2, 199826Dicky RyanWinTKO5
      18Apr 18, 199826 Julius FrancisWinTKO2
      17Mar 20, 199826Levi BillupsWinKO2
      16Mar 7, 199826Louis MonacoWinKO3
      15Jan 30, 199826Alben BelinskiWinKO2
      14Jan 17, 199826Marcus RhodeWinTKO2
      13Dec 20, 199726Anthony WillisWinKO5
      12Nov 29, 199726Herman DelgadoWinTKO3
      11Nov 8, 199726Gilberto WilliamsonWinKO6
      10Oct 4, 199726Will HintonWinKO2
      9Jun 14, 199725Jimmy HaynesWinKO2
      8May 10, 199725Cleveland WoodsWinKO2
      7Apr 12, 199725Derrick RoddyWinTKO2
      6Mar 8, 199725Calvin JonesWinKO1
      5Feb 22, 199725Troy RobertsWinTKO2
      4Jan 25, 199725Mike AcklieWinKO1
      3Dec 21, 199625Brian SargentWinTKO2
      2Nov 30, 199625Frantisek SuminaWinTKO1
      1Nov 16, 199625Tony BradhamWinKO2

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      Statistics

      Vitali Klitschko is 201 cm tall (6' 7.13") with a reach of 201 cm (6' 7.13"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 0. Klitschko has a 87.2% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Vitali Klitschko's professional boxing career spanned more than 15 years — from 1996 to 2012.

      Klitschko made his debut against Tony Bradham at the age of 25 on November 16, 1996, defeating Bradham via 2nd round KO. He went on to win 26 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 26 wins via stoppage.

      Klitschko had his first world title fight at the age of 27 on June 26, 1999 after 24 professional fights, against Herbie Hide for the heavyweight WBO title. He defeated Hide via 2nd round KO to become the heavyweight champion of the world.

      Klitschko has won four world titles at heavyweight. For all the details about Klitschko's world title wins and defenses refer to "Vitali Klitschko World Titles".

      Some of Klitschko's best fights and notable victories include wins over Tomasz Adamek, Juan Carlos Gómez, Samuel Peter, Orlin Norris, Danny Williams, Corrie Sanders, and Manuel Charr.

      Vitali Klitschko had a total of two losses in his professional boxing career — both of them in title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Chris Byrd via 9th round RTD on April 1, 2000, which ended his 27-fight win streak. Both of Klitschko's losses came via stoppage. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Vitali Klitschko's losses".

      His last professional fight was a heavyweight title defense bout against German boxer Manuel Charr on September 8, 2012. Klitschko won the fight via 4th round TKO and defended his WBC title. It's been 10 years, 4 months, and 27 days since this fight.

      Klitschko retired from professional boxing with a record of 45-2, which included 41 knockout wins and 2 losses via knockout, and 4 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2018.

      Career Highlights

      Vitali Klitschko fought a total of 47 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and put on some great performances. These 11 fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Vitali Klitschko vs. Herbie Hide

        A 27-year old Vitali Klitschko (24-0, 24 KO) had his first world title fight against Herbie Hide for Hide's WBO heavyweight belt.

        Klitschko defeated Hide via 2nd round KO to win the WBO heavyweight title.

      • Vitali Klitschko vs. Orlin Norris

        A 29-year old Vitali Klitschko (28-1, 27 KO) faced Orlin Norris, who was 35 years old with a record of 51-6. Norris was on a one-fight win streak with 27 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 24 cms and also had a 23 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Norris via 1st round KO.

      • Vitali Klitschko vs. Corrie Sanders

        A 32-year old Vitali Klitschko (33-2, 32 KO) faced Corrie Sanders, who was 38 years old with a record of 39-2. Sanders was on a three-fight win streak with 29 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 8 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Sanders via 8th round TKO to win the vacant WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • Vitali Klitschko vs. Danny Williams

        A 33-year old Vitali Klitschko (34-2, 33 KO) faced Danny Williams, who was 31 years old with a record of 32-3 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Williams was on a three-fight win streak with 27 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 14 cms but both had the same reach.

        Klitschko defeated Williams via 8th round TKO to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • Vitali Klitschko vs. Samuel Peter

        A 37-year old Vitali Klitschko (35-2, 34 KO) faced Samuel Peter, who was 28 years old with a record of 30-1. Peter was on a six-fight win streak with 23 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 13 cms and also had a 5 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Peter via 8th round RTD to win the WBC heavyweight title.

      • Vitali Klitschko vs. Juan Carlos Gómez

        A 37-year old Vitali Klitschko (36-2, 35 KO) faced Juan Carlos Gómez, who was 35 years old with a record of 44-1 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Gómez was on a seven-fight win streak with 35 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 9 cms but Gómez had a 3 cm reach advantage over Klitschko.

        Klitschko defeated Gómez via 9th round TKO to retain the WBC heavyweight title.

      • Vitali Klitschko vs. Chris Arreola

        A 38-year old Vitali Klitschko (37-2, 36 KO) faced an undefeated Chris Arreola, who was 28 years old with a record of 27-0 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Arreola was on a 27-fight win streak with 24 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 10 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Arreola via 10th round RTD to retain the WBC heavyweight title. He handed Arreola the first loss of his career, and put an end to Arreola's 27-fight win streak.

      • Vitali Klitschko vs. Shannon Briggs

        A 39-year old Vitali Klitschko (40-2, 38 KO) faced Shannon Briggs, who was 38 years old with a record of 51-5-1 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Briggs was on a three-fight win streak with 45 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 8 cms but Briggs had a 2 cm reach advantage over Klitschko.

        Klitschko defeated Briggs via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the WBC heavyweight title.

      • Vitali Klitschko vs. Tomasz Adamek

        A 40-year old Vitali Klitschko (42-2, 39 KO) faced Tomasz Adamek, who was 34 years old with a record of 44-1 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Adamek was on a 13-fight win streak with 28 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 14 cms and also had a 10 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Adamek via 10th round TKO to retain the WBC heavyweight title.

      • Vitali Klitschko vs. Derek Chisora

        A 40-year old Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40 KO) faced Derek Chisora, who was 28 years old with a record of 15-2 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Chisora was on a one-fight losing streak. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 13 cms and also had a 13 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Chisora via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the WBC heavyweight title.

      • Vitali Klitschko vs. Mahmoud Charr

        A 41-year old Vitali Klitschko (44-2, 40 KO) faced an undefeated Manuel Charr, who was 27 years old with a record of 21-0 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Charr was on a 21-fight win streak with 11 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 9 cms and also had a 6 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Charr via 4th round TKO to retain the WBC heavyweight title. He handed Charr the first loss of his career, and put an end to Charr's 21-fight win streak.

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