Yesterday, Ukrainian boxing legend,
Wladimir Klitschko announced his
retirement after a 21-year career in the
boxing ring after winning 64 of his 69 fights.
The 41-year-old made the announcement in
a video where he confirmed his decision, ‘I
deliberately took a few weeks to make my
decision, to make sure I had enough
distance from the fight at Wembley Stadium.
As an amateur and a professional boxer, I
have achieved everything I dreamed of, and
now I want to start my second career after
Now he has tweeted that his heart is at
peace as he hands over to Nigerian born
boxer, Anthony Joshua.
In a tweet this afternoon, Klitschko says ‘My
HEART is at PEACE as I pass the torch to
Anthony Joshua the next generation. Good
luck little bro, I’m proud of you!’.
And Joshua responded, ‘Respect champ we
lit the scene up in April! Your welcome to
give me any advice on how to keep this
going for the next 10years’.