Vitali Klitschko come back

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Matt0029, Nov 21, 2021.

  1. Matt0029

    Matt0029 Member Full Member

    May 29, 2017
    Is it just me that thinks Vitali Klitschko could come back now and be a top 5 fighter?
  2. miniq

    miniq Big Stiff Idiot Full Member

    Oct 23, 2011
    Got any crack?
  3. Matt0029

    Matt0029 Member Full Member

    May 29, 2017
    Still looks in tremendous shape. Though I appreciate he slowed down towards the end. Amazing chin though.
  4. Matt0029

    Matt0029 Member Full Member

    May 29, 2017
    Top 5 so where saying could he beat White?
  5. Wizbit1013

    Wizbit1013 #PrayforShadow Full Member

    Mar 17, 2018
    Looks like it
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  6. On The Money

    On The Money Dangerous Journeyman Full Member

    Apr 4, 2012
    No need. He is already eternal.
  7. CleneloAnavarez

    CleneloAnavarez Active Member Full Member

    Nov 18, 2021
    He could try and break his body in training.
  8. BCS8

    BCS8 Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    Nobody beats Father Time
  9. Heavyrighthand

    Heavyrighthand Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Jan 29, 2005
    Vitali is A rare individual who is extremely tough, and had such a
    hardwired fighting spirit, and a chin of iron

    And given his size and his skills, I would not doubt that one bit that he could train and come back and work his way up to a title fight with Tyson fury

    not sure an aged VK could beat fury, and he could certainly give him a very good test

    but I think he could beat everyone else. even at his age

    this is the guy that came back from four years of an activity and surgery and had NO warm up fights and beat the hell out of Samuel Peter to reclaim his title

    “NO warmup fights after four years, and he beat the world champion title holder” ……….let me state that again
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  10. vast

    vast Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Nov 27, 2010
    Yes. Its just you. The guy is 50. Retired. No way he comes back and is a top 5 fighter. Especially with his history of injuries.
  11. It's Ovah

    It's Ovah I am very physically stay humble Full Member

    Sep 5, 2016
    He'd get beaten by someone like Trevor Bryan these days.
  12. Charles White

    Charles White Chucker Full Member

    Sep 13, 2008
    Would love to see him comeback for just one fight, a rematch with Lennox Lewis. I bet those two guys could still give fans one heck of an entertaining fight even at their age.
  13. ForemanJab

    ForemanJab Boxing Junkie Full Member

    May 8, 2014
    No. He looked well past his prime against Charr and that was nearly 10 years ago.
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  14. senpai

    senpai Well-Known Member Full Member

    May 18, 2021
    You mean Wlad ? Everybody in Ukraine saying that he wants to come back after Usyk retires. Maybe somewhere in 2023
  15. NEETzschean

    NEETzschean Well-Known Member banned Full Member

    Feb 23, 2021
    It wasn't a coincidence that Wlad had 18 consecutive defences and Vitali only 9. Vitali had serious problems with injuries and even had to retire for 4 years in his 30's. This is probably mainly due to Vitali's tendency to throw and absorb lots of punches relative to the faster, more accurate, more defensively responsible and more powerful Wlad. Throwing (hand, arm, elbow, bicep, shoulder) and taking punches, especially in quick succession = greater wear and tear, more injuries, fewer fights and a shorter career, even if you have an iron chin and don't get KO'd. He's on the wrong side of 50 at this point and a decade inactive, all of the top 30-50 guys would likely beat him.
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2021
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