World champion IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight champion, Wladimir Klitschko, is indignant about the fact that recently, reporters regularly ask him about retirement. In response, the 39-year-old boxer signed the contract for another 5 fights that can last for 3 years.
"Question about retirement over the past 2-3 years I have been asked many times. The debate is fuelled stronger and stronger. I know that my Boxing career is not eternal. But at the moment I can't say when I will leave - I just enjoy Boxing," said Klitschko Boxingnewsonline.
In addition Klitschko has shed light on why he extended his contract with RTL for another 5 fights that will allow Ukrainian boxer 3 years to stay in the ring. "We work with RTL for 10 years, and always, when the contract is terminated, it is extended for 5 fights," Klitschko declared.
Recall that on November 28, Klitschko will hold the 68th battle in his career: his competitor in the German Dusseldorf will be 27-year-old English boxer Tyson fury. Initially the meeting was scheduled for 24 October, but the result of the injury Wladimir fight postponed for a month. Explaining the change of date of the match, fury called him "big Russian bear", for a long time promising to send him into the den.
The 39-year-old Klitschko 18 successful defenses of the title in a row, also a record number of title fights - 27. All Vladimir on a professional ring won 64 of victory (53 - Ko) with 3 defeats, the last of which was in 2004. As for Tyson fury, the Englishman has won all 24 fights, 18 of them completing a knockout.