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The Klitschko brothers: the ones who changed boxing.

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Vitali Klitschko and Wladimir Klitschko, collectively known as the Klitschko brothers are Ukrainian heavyweight boxers. The older brother Vitali retired from boxing in 2013 and became a politician in his native Ukraine. After the retirement of boxing legend Lennox Lewis, the Klitschko brothers held all heavyweight boxing world titles. During their peak years from 2004 until 2015, the Klitschko brothers were considered the most dominant heavyweight champions of their era, and amongst the most successful champions in heavyweight boxing history.
Eventually, Vitali Klitschko retired from boxing in 2013 and is currently the mayor of Kiev in the Ukraine. Upon his retirement, Vitaly relinquished the WBC world heavyweight title. Wladimir Klitschko continued to successfully defend the WBA, IBF, WBO, The Ring and Lineal titles until he was defeated by Tyson Fury in 2015.

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