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BOXNEWS Fight Wladimir Klitschko L TKO 11 (12) Ross Puritty

Fight Wladimir Klitschko L TKO 11 (12) Ross Puritty

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Boxers Ukraine Wladimir Klitschko [24-0-0, 23]
USA Ross Puritty [24-13-1, 23]
Comment Wladimir Klitschko was winning the fight easily but ran out of gas. In round 10 the exhausted Klitschko was knocked down, and in round 11 Puritty kept pounding Klitschko, which caused his trainer Fritz Sdunek to jump into the ring and stop the fight
Weight division Heavyweight (unlimited)
Title WBC Intercontinental Title,
Date 05 December 1998, Sat
Location Ukraine Ukraine, Kyiv, Sports Palace

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