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Klitschko Retains…Now What?: Post Report Card

Every long reigning champion has their gimme’ or two. Bernard Hopkins had Morrade Hakkar. Larry Holmes had Marvis Frazier. Wladimir Klitschko had Alex Leapai. As expected, it sucked. Also as ...Read More

Wladimir Klitschko Outlanded Leapai With 147 to 10 Ratio

Mismatch of epic proportions. WBO/IBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko outlanded Alex Leapai, who weighed a career high 248 lbs, 147-10. Klitschko landed nearly as many jabs (67) as t...Read More

Team Leapai Confident Alex Will Be in High Demand

Wladimir Klitschko rained punches on an outclassed Alex Leapai then showered him with praise after shattering the Australian's world heavyweight title dream. The fight was every bit as one-sided as...Read More

Wladimir Klitschko Gives Praise To Leapai For Efforts

Wladimir Klitschko has rained punches on Alex Leapai then showered his vanquished opponent with praise after shattering his world title dream. World heavyweight champion Klitschko stretched his 10-...Read More

CompuBox Reviews Wladimir Klitschko's Last 16 Fights

64% of heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko's thrown punches were jabs. He landed 9 per round- 33% higher than hvy. avg. Opponents landed just 7 punches per round- 10 less than hvt. avg. Challenger...Read More

Klitschko Beats Down Overmatched Leapai in Five

Koenig Pilsener Arena, Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany - IBO/WBA/IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (62-3, 52KOs) battered overmatched WBO mandatory challenger Alex Leapai (30-5-...Read More

Leapai Has Entire Country on His Shoulders in Germany

Irrespective of whether he upsets Wladimir Klitschko and wins four heavyweight boxing world titles, Alex Leapai has taken his family, friends and followers on the ride of a lifetime. Among those en...Read More

Wladimir Klitschko-Alex Leapai: Pre-Fight Report Card

by Cliff Rold Jim Braddock. Leon Spinks. Buster Douglas. Hasim Rahman. This quartet of names stands with a special place in Heavyweight history. They are the men that pulled what most ...Read More

Leapai: I'll Break Klitschko, Won't Be My Toughest Fight

Alex Leapai is not a name destined to roll off the tongue of even the most hardcore members of the boxing family, but the Samoa-born 34-year-old will get his shot at the so-called richest prize in spo...Read More

Briggs Offers Klitschko's Trainer $1 Million To Jump Ship

The Shannon Briggs sideshow became the main event again today with the American heavyweight boxer hijacking the official Wladimir Klitschko weigh-in and offering one of the world champion's trainers o...Read More

Lucas Browne: Leapai Has a Puncher's Chance To Win

Alex Leapai's greatest domestic rival Lucas Browne gives him a puncher's chance of dethroning world champion Wladimir Klitschko on one of the biggest days in Australian heavyweight boxing history. ...Read More

Team Leapai Confident Ref Will Prevent Wlad Clinching

Experienced boxing referee Eddie Cotton has warned he won't stand for any nonsense in the world heavyweight title fight between quadruple champion Wladimir Klitschko and Australian challenger Alex Lea...Read More

Klitschko: I Beat People Up, Leapai Can Keep His Heart

Alex Leapai has kept his arsenal under wraps but world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko hid nothing before outlining his chilling "dominate and terminate" philosophy. Ukrainian Klitsc...Read More

W. Klitschko: Payback is My Motivation, I'm a Bad Ass

He's certainly no gentle giant but neither is world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko quite the "bad ass" he likes to describe himself as. His nickname of Dr Steelhammer and towering 1...Read More

Video: Bonkers Briggs Confronts Klitschko at Presser

DUESSELDORF, Germany - Former heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs disrupted a news conference on Tuesday ahead of Wladimir Klitschko’s title bout against Alex Leapai — demanding a fight of his own aga...Read More

Leapai Ready To Fight Dirty To Beat Wladimir Klitschko

Temporary night owl Alex Leapai is prepared to resort to dubious tactics to counter multiple world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko and is blanking out the pressure of the big bout. L...Read More

Klitschko-Leapai, Lebedev-Jones II Officials Set

Wladimir Klitschko will defend his WBO/IBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight titles against Alex Leapai on April 26 at the Koening Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. The referee of this bat...Read More

Leapai: I Will Need a KO To Beat Klitschko in Germany

Alex Leapai's trainer believes if the Australian can win the world heavyweight boxing title, it will be as big an upset as when James "Buster" Douglas defeated Mike Tyson. Douglas shocked the boxin...Read More

Klitschko's Sparring Partner: Leapai Can Win By KO

Regular Wladimir Klitschko sparring partner Sherman Williams has launched an extraordinary tirade against the heavyweight boxing champion, saying he is ready to be knocked out by Australian underdog A...Read More

Alex Leapai Fully Fit as Klitschko Showdown Draws Near

You'd never mistake heavyweight title contender Alex Leapai for a boxing butterfly, but he's learnt the value of how to float in the leadup to his challenge to Wladimir Klitschko. Hard-punching Lea...Read More