Photos: Klitschko Puts in Final Hard Work With Banks

GOING, AUSTRIA - Unified champion Wladimir Klitschko puts in one of his final training sessions at Hotel Stanglwirt. Klitschko will defend his WBA, IBO, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles against challenger Mariusz Wach of Poland at O2 World on November 10th in Hamburg, Germany. Wach is the first opponent who is actually taller than Klitschko. Wladimir is being trained by Jonathan Banks, who took over for the late Emanuel Steward. Photos by Michael Sterlingeaton

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by New England on 11-01-2012

wladimir is ice grilling his new trainer :rofl: poor guy steps in to train a hall of famer who literally never gets hit. what are you going to tell that guy? nothing wladimir trains himself now.

Comment by whoelibits on 11-01-2012

Deep, intellectual photographer, clearly. He found the black-and-white button.

Comment by SelectOne on 11-01-2012

This fight is a really risky fight for wlad hes bound to be effected by stewards death hes going to be feeling it alright this will be the Biggest test of his mental character hes ever going to have hes…

Comment by ddangerous on 11-01-2012

Hope it's competitive and both guys bring it.

Comment by therealremi on 11-01-2012

Evidently Wlad deemed it necessary to hire a bunch of quality sparring partners to prepare for this "bum" Mariusz Wach, who on the other hand, had no such luxury.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (7)
Top Headlines Kovalev-Marcus Browne Deal Done for HBO Bout; Date Not Set Arum: Felix Verdejo Very Disappointing; It's a Lack of Discipline Felix Valera, Luis Lebron Grab Knockout Wins in Santo Domingo Sam Soliman, Wes Capper Fight To a Twelve Round Draw Ryuya Yamanaka Retains WBO Strap, Canizales Wins WBA Belt Photos: Gvozdyk Earns WBC Shot, Michael Conlan Excites Crowd Joe Joyce-Dereck Chisora Likely To Be Confirmed For Bellew-Haye Photos: Jose Ramirez Breaks Down Amir Imam For WBC Belt Roach: Linares Has Fight Left in Him; Might Be Too Old for Loma Photos: Antonio Lozada Drills, Stops Felix Verdejo in Shocker Photos: Joe Joyce With Crushing One-Punch KO of Donnie Palmer CompuBox: Jose Ramirez's Pressure, Power Shots Was Difference Robert Helenius Wins Split Decision Over Yury Bykhautsou Gvozdyk: I Want The Stevenson vs. Jack Winner in My Next Fight! Giovanni Cabrera Mioletti Shocks Ray Lampkin With KO in Two Lozada: I Knew I Would KO Felix Verdejo, I Went For it in Tenth Cristian Mijares Gets Stoppage Win Over Fernando Saucedo Jaime Munguia Knocks Out Johnny Navarrete in The Third Roach: Ramirez Won Every Round, 2 Judges Should Be Investigated! Don King: Imam Didn't Throw Enough, Ramirez Was Relentless Michael Conlan Demolishes David Berna in Two Rounds Jose Ramirez Lands Gold, Decisions Amir Imam For WBC Title Jose Ramirez vs. Amir Imam - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Gvozdyk Wins Tough Decision Over Amar, in Line For WBC Shot Ramirez: I'm Ready To Fight Best, No Matter What Critics Think Yeison Cohen Passes Away After KO Loss Earlier This Month Antonio Lozada Drops, Stops Felix Verdejo in Tenth Round Joe Joyce Destroys Donnie Palmer With Big Knockout in One Christopher Diaz Wins by TKO, Rodriguez Suffers Hand Injury Jose Pedraza Sheds Rust, Pounds Out Decision Over Rodriguez Whittom Dies After Being in 10 Month Coma Following KO Loss McKinley: Ramirez Doesn't Have Power, Imam By Far Best Opponent Danny O'Connor, Steve Claggett To Collide at House of Blues Roach: Imam Isn't Anything Special; Ramirez Should Stop Him Virgil Hunter Hospitalized Due To Health Scare, Recovering Jose Ramirez: I Learned So Much Working With Pacquiao, Cotto Sam Maxwell Moves To 6-0, Returns In Belfast Next Month Jose Ramirez vs. Amir Imam: Stats & Stakes Prograis Leaning Toward Ramirez Over Imam in '50-50 Fight' Don King: Imam Will Knock Out Ramirez; Give Us Pacquiao Next

Latest Active Forum Threads