Wladimir Klitschko Record & Stats

Wladimir Klitschko Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 20 years and 5 months, Wladimir Klitschko fought 69 times with 64 wins and 5 losses. By his last professional fight on April 29, 2017, Klitschko's boxing record stood at 64-5 (53 KO wins, 4 KO losses).

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Semipalatinsk, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
“Dr. Steelhammer”
Born
Mar 25, 1976
Age
46
Debut
Nov 16, 1996
Record
64-5
Rounds
370
KOs
53 (76.8%)
Height
198 cm
Reach
206 cm
Ape Index
8 cm
Stance
Orthodox
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Wladimir Klitschko's record and stats
Wladimir Klitschko's Record

      Wladimir Klitschko (Dr. Steelhammer) is a retired Ukrainian professional boxer. He was born in Semipalatinsk, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union on March 25, 1976. Klitschko made his professional boxing debut at the age of 20 on November 16, 1996. He is a former heavyweight world champion. He is 46 years old, and will be turning 47 in 1 month and 21 days. Klitschko is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights69
      Wins64
      Losses5
      Draws0
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins53
      Total Title Wins5
      Title Defenses23
      Title-Fight KO Wins19
      Losses via KO4
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      69Apr 29, 201741 Anthony Joshua LossTKO11
      68Nov 28, 201539 Tyson Fury LossUD
      67Apr 25, 201539 Bryant Jennings WinUD
      66Nov 15, 201438 Kubrat Pulev WinKO5
      65Apr 26, 201438Alex Leapai WinTKO5
      64Oct 5, 201337 Alexander Povetkin WinUD
      63May 4, 201337 Francesco Pianeta WinTKO6
      62Nov 10, 201236Mariusz Wach WinUD
      61Jul 7, 201236 Tony Thompson WinTKO6
      60Mar 3, 201235 Jean-Marc Mormeck WinKO4
      59Jul 2, 201135 David Haye WinUD
      58Sep 11, 201034 Samuel Peter WinKO10
      57Mar 20, 201033 Eddie Chambers WinKO12
      56Jun 20, 200933 Ruslan Chagaev WinRTD9
      55Dec 13, 200832 Hasim Rahman WinTKO7
      54Jul 12, 200832 Tony Thompson WinKO11
      53Feb 23, 200831 Sultan Ibragimov WinUD
      52Jul 7, 200731 Lamon Brewster WinRTD6
      51Mar 10, 200730Ray Austin WinKO2
      50Nov 11, 200630Calvin Brock WinTKO7
      49Apr 22, 200630 Chris Byrd WinTKO7
      48Sep 24, 200529 Samuel PeterWinUD
      47Apr 23, 200529Eliseo CastilloWinTKO4
      46Oct 2, 200428DaVarryl WilliamsonWinTD
      45Apr 10, 200428 Lamon Brewster LossTKO5
      44Dec 20, 200327Danell NicholsonWinTKO4
      43Aug 30, 200327Fabio Eduardo MoliWinKO1
      42Mar 8, 200326 Corrie Sanders LossTKO2
      41Dec 7, 200226 Jameel McCline WinRTD10
      40Jun 29, 200226 Ray Mercer WinTKO6
      39Mar 16, 200225 Francois Botha WinTKO8
      38Aug 4, 200125Charles Shufford WinTKO6
      37Mar 24, 200124Derrick Jefferson WinTKO2
      36Oct 14, 200024 Chris Byrd WinUD
      35Jul 15, 200024 Monte BarrettWinTKO7
      34Apr 29, 200024David BosticeWinTKO2
      33Mar 18, 200023Paea WolfgrammWinKO1
      32Dec 4, 199923Lajos ErosWinKO2
      31Nov 12, 199923Phil JacksonWinKO2
      30Sep 25, 199923 Axel SchulzWinTKO8
      29Jul 17, 199923Joseph ChinganguWinRTD4
      28May 22, 199923Tony LaRosaWinTKO1
      27Apr 24, 199923Everett MartinWinTKO8
      26Feb 13, 199922Zoran VujicicWinKO1
      25Dec 5, 199822 Ross PurittyLossTKO11
      24Nov 14, 199822Donnell WingfieldWinKO1
      23Oct 3, 199822Eli DixonWinKO3
      22Sep 19, 199822Steve PannellWinKO2
      21Aug 6, 199822Carlos MonroeWinTKO6
      20Jul 10, 199822Najee ShaheedWinKO1
      19May 23, 199822Cody KochWinKO4
      18Mar 13, 199821Everett MartinWinUD
      17Feb 14, 199821Marcus McIntyreWinKO3
      16Dec 20, 199721Derrick LampkinsWinTKO1
      15Dec 13, 199721Ladislav HusarikWinTKO3
      14Dec 6, 199721Jerry HalsteadWinTKO2
      13Oct 11, 199721Marcos GonzálezWinKO2
      12Sep 20, 199721James PritchardWinTKO3
      11Aug 23, 199721Biko BotowamunguWinDQ
      10Jul 12, 199721Gilberto WilliamsonWinTKO3
      9Jun 27, 199721Salvador MacielWinKO1
      8Jun 13, 199721Paul AshleyWinKO2
      7May 10, 199721Mark WillsWinKO1
      6Apr 12, 199721Mark YoungWinRTD2
      5Feb 15, 199720Carlos MonroeWinDQ
      4Jan 25, 199720Troy WeidaWinTKO3
      3Dec 21, 199620Bill CorriganWinTKO1
      2Nov 30, 199620Exum SpeightWinTKO2
      1Nov 16, 199620Fabian MezaWinKO1

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      Statistics

      Wladimir Klitschko is 198 cm tall (6' 5.95") with a reach of 206 cm (6' 9.10"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 8 cm (3.15"). Klitschko has a 76.8% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Wladimir Klitschko's professional boxing career spanned more than 20 years — from 1996 to 2017.

      Klitschko made his debut against Fabian Meza at the age of 20 on November 16, 1996, defeating Meza via 1st round KO. He went on to win 23 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 20 wins via stoppage.

      Klitschko had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on October 14, 2000 after 35 professional fights, against Chris Byrd for the heavyweight WBO title. He defeated Byrd via 12 round unanimous decision to become the heavyweight champion of the world.

      He was a two-time unified heavyweight world champion, and has won five world titles at heavyweight. For all the details about Klitschko's world title wins and defenses refer to "Wladimir Klitschko World Titles".

      Some of Klitschko's best fights and notable victories include wins over David Haye, Lamon Brewster, Jean-Marc Mormeck, Alexander Povetkin, Chris Byrd, Bryant Jennings, and Kubrat Pulev.

      Wladimir Klitschko had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career — four of them in title bouts and one in a non-title bout. He suffered his first loss against Ross Puritty via 11th round TKO on December 5, 1998, which ended his 24-fight win streak. He has been stopped four times and lost once via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Wladimir Klitschko's losses".

      His last professional fight was on April 29, 2017 against British boxer Anthony Joshua for Joshua's heavyweight IBF title. Klitschko lost the fight via 11th round TKO. It's been 5 years, 9 months, and 6 days since this fight.

      Klitschko retired from professional boxing with a record of 64-5, which included 53 knockout wins and 4 losses via knockout, and 5 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2021.

      Career Highlights

      Wladimir Klitschko fought a total of 69 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and is one of the pound-for-pound best boxers of all time. These 11 fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Wladimir Klitschko vs. Chris Byrd

        A 24-year old Wladimir Klitschko (34-1, 31 KO) had his first world title fight against Chris Byrd for Byrd's WBO heavyweight belt. Byrd was 30 years old with a record of 31-1. Byrd was on a five-fight win streak with 19 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 15 cms and also had a 18 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Byrd via 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBO heavyweight title.

      • Wladimir Klitschko vs. Ray Mercer

        A 26-year old Wladimir Klitschko (38-1, 34 KO) faced Ray Mercer, who was 41 years old with a record of 30-4-1 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Mercer was on a seven-fight win streak with 22 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 13 cms and also had a 10 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Mercer via 6th round TKO to retain the WBO heavyweight title.

      • Wladimir Klitschko vs. Chris Byrd II

        In a rematch, a 30-year old Wladimir Klitschko (45-3, 39 KO) faced Chris Byrd, who was now 35 years old with a record of 39-2-1. Byrd was on a two-fight win streak with 20 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 15 cms and also had a 18 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Byrd via 7th round TKO to win the IBF heavyweight title.

      • Wladimir Klitschko vs. Lamon Brewster II

        In a rematch, a 31-year old Wladimir Klitschko (48-3, 42 KO) faced Lamon Brewster, who was now 34 years old with a record of 33-3 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Brewster was on a one-fight losing streak. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 10 cms and also had a 10 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Brewster via 6th round RTD to retain the IBF heavyweight title.

      • Wladimir Klitschko vs. Sultan Ibragimov

        A 31-year old Wladimir Klitschko (49-3, 43 KO) faced an undefeated Sultan Ibragimov, who was 32 years old with a record of 22-0-1 in a heavyweight unification fight. Ibragimov was on a three-fight win streak with 17 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 10 cms and also had a 13 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Ibragimov via 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBO heavyweight title and retain the IBF heavyweight title. He handed Ibragimov the first loss of his career, and put an end to Ibragimov's 3-fight win streak.

      • Wladimir Klitschko vs. Samuel Peter II

        In a rematch, a 34-year old Wladimir Klitschko (54-3, 47 KO) faced Samuel Peter, who was now 30 years old with a record of 34-3 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Peter was on a four-fight win streak with 27 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 10 cms and also had a 10 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Peter via 10th round KO to retain the IBF, WBO, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • Wladimir Klitschko vs. David Haye

        A 35-year old Wladimir Klitschko (55-3, 48 KO) faced David Haye, who was 30 years old with a record of 25-1 in a heavyweight unification fight. Haye was on a 15-fight win streak with 23 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 7 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Haye via 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBA (Super) heavyweight title and retain the IBF, WBO, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • Wladimir Klitschko vs. Jean-Marc Mormeck

        A 35-year old Wladimir Klitschko (56-3, 48 KO) faced Jean-Marc Mormeck, who was 39 years old with a record of 36-4 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Mormeck was on a three-fight win streak with 22 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 17 cms and also had a 18 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Mormeck via 4th round KO to retain the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles.

      • Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alexander Povetkin

        A 37-year old Wladimir Klitschko (60-3, 51 KO) faced an undefeated Alexander Povetkin, who was 34 years old with a record of 26-0 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Povetkin was on a 26-fight win streak with 18 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 10 cms and also had a 16 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Povetkin via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles. He handed Povetkin the first loss of his career, and put an end to Povetkin's 26-fight win streak.

      • Wladimir Klitschko vs. Kubrat Pulev

        A 38-year old Wladimir Klitschko (62-3, 52 KO) faced an undefeated Kubrat Pulev, who was 33 years old with a record of 20-0 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Pulev was on a 20-fight win streak with 11 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 4 cms and also had a 4 cm reach advantage.

        Klitschko defeated Pulev via 5th round KO to retain the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles. He handed Pulev the first loss of his career, and put an end to Pulev's 20-fight win streak.

      • Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings

        A 39-year old Wladimir Klitschko (63-3, 53 KO) faced an undefeated Bryant Jennings, who was 30 years old with a record of 19-0 in a heavyweight title defense fight. Jennings was on a 19-fight win streak with 10 KO wins. Klitschko was the taller of the two by 7 cms but Jennings had a 7 cm reach advantage over Klitschko.

        Klitschko defeated Jennings via 12 round unanimous decision to retain the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and Ring Magazine heavyweight titles. He handed Jennings the first loss of his career, and put an end to Jennings' 19-fight win streak.

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