Boxing champion, Klitschko rejects rematch with Joshua, retires
By Sewe Ishola,
Former world heavyweight champion, Wladimir Klitschko has announced his retirement from boxing.
According to BBC reports, he has also turned down a rematch with Anthony Joshua, scheduled for November in Las Vegas.
“I have achieved everything I dreamed of, and now I want to start my second career after sports. I would have never imagined that I would have such a long and incredibly successful boxing career,” Klitschko said.
Klitschko held the WBA, IBF, and WBO from 2006 to 2015, when he lost to Tyson Fury.
He ends his career with 64 wins and 5 losses.