Famed boxer Wladimir Klitschko reminds Tyson Fury of how he failed a doping test before their fight

14 January, 10:33 AM

Legendary Ukrainian heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, the brother of former boxer and Kyiv Mayor Vitaly Klitschko, has responded to allegations made by World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Tyson Fury, who accused Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk of doping - using performance-enhancing drugs.

 On his Twitter page, Wladimir Klitschko published a quote by Scottish poet Robert Louis Stevenson, hinting to Fury that he had no right to make allegations about doping, since he himself had been caught using illegal drugs.

“Fury, shortly before our fight, you really had a positive result. Anyone can find it on the Internet. Keep your temper,” wrote the Ukrainian boxer.

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In 2015, Fury put an end to Klitschko’s meteoric career during a match in Germany, when he won by unanimous judge decision. Klitschko lost his World Boxing Association, World Boxing Organization, International Boxing Federation and International Boxing Organization titles in the bout. 

While the Ukrainian boxer took advantage of the rematch clause in his contract, Fury declined the match and temporarily ended his boxing career after being declared medically unfit.

Earlier, Klitschko did not exclude that in the next five years he might return to the ring for a single fight.

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