Date: 8 months ago   Category: Boxing

Klitschko: I didn't love boxing passionately, I just wanted to travel

The legendary boxer has told what problems he has faced after career ending. The two-time world champion in a super heavyweight Vladimir Klitschko has shared a story about what has led him to prize-fighting. "I thought that when I leave professional sport, I will have more free time. But everything has turned out with an accuracy opposite. I also thought what well to a smog will be prepared for the second career, but a lot of things as it has appeared, have underestimated. I not the one whom I was in a ring. Preparing for fight and leaving in a ring, you become a person, with a set of qualities for a victory over the specific opponent. So left that I have taken myself a role of the professional boxer. But I wasn't born him. I just wanted to travel, and the sport for me was only the tool. I didn't love him passionately. My brother is Vitaly is a born fighter. He always actively was engaged in martial arts - karate, kickboxing and boxing. He was that by whom it is created, since the birth. I have been forced to make it. I just wanted to learn the world.

Till 2004 I really didn't love boxing. I just did what did always. I have set a goal – to become the Olympic champion. I have reached it. Then I have passed in professionals. I was 20 years old, and prize-fighting with all his delights and difficulties, was already near: there were unexpectedly promoters, contracts, awards for knockouts. I have thought: it doesn't exist. I didn't represent it even in the most courageous dreams. And yes, then I didn't think of love for sports. I just worked hard and have achieved success", - Klitschko quotes Earlier the manager Klitschko has commented on a possibility of return of the Ukrainian to a ring. Subscribe also for our page about boxing in Telegram!



just now

Russia simplified obtaining nationality to inhabitants of LPR and DPR; Groysman issued a warning to Naftogaz: The marks out the main events of yesterday. The Russian Federation told...

just now

The famous comedian died in hospital at the age of 87 years. In recent months he had a serious illness. In France on April 24 on the 88th year of life the actor Jean-Pierre Maryel died. BFMTV with ref...

5 hrs ago

The auction in the exchanges of the USA on Wednesday, April 24, came to the end with decrease in the main indexes. Data of the exchange demonstrate to it. The Dow Jones index lost 0.22% – up to 26597....

7 hrs ago

Paulo Fonseca commented on a match of the wards against Dynamo. The head coach of Shakhtar Paulo Fonseca spoke a match of the 25th round of the championship of Ukraine against Dynamo. "Today there was...