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Volodymyr Klitschko becomes WBC honorary champion

It is the only belt the ex-boxer could not win
18:47, 1 October 2018

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Mauricio Sulaimán, the President of WBC, rewarded ex-boxer Volodymyr Klitschko, with a world champion belt at the WBC Congress which started today in Kyiv.

Volodymyr Klitschko managed to win all the champion titles within his career , except the one from WBC. His older brother Vitaliy had this belt. And when Vitaliy finished his career, Deontay Wilder got the belt and he still has it.

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“There is only one reason why my brother did not have the belt – it’s because I had it. But now, he has the green one in his collection,” Vitaliy Klitschko said after the ceremony.

Volodymyr Klitschko was the world champion according to WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO till 2015, when Tyson Fury beat him. Afterwards, the Ukrainian fought for IBF and IBO titles with Anthony Joshua, though unsuccessfully. He tried to organize a revenge, but later, he announced the end of his career.  

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