Wladimir Klitschko reflects back on his loss to new heavyweight champion of the world Anthony Joshua in the biggest fight of 2017 so far.
They say one learns much more in defeat then in victory. It makes sense really. It’s something that former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko certainly subscribes to.
Over the years after losses, Klitschko to his credit always came back a better fighter and made adjustments needed to improve.
Going back to his early days, he was once a more offensive minded fighter but after a couple of stoppage defeats early on – he adapted his style to a more safety first one behind the jab.
So much so that he perfected it where many opponents found it difficult to lay a glove on him at all.
Back in April Klitschko was stopped by the UK’s Anthony Joshua after a titanic battle and speaking on his official LinkedIn account Wladimir Klitschko reflects on what he learned:
Whether or not Klitschko decides to box on remains to be seen.
He does have a rematch clause in his fight contract with Joshua but has not announced whether it will be activated or not yet.
At this stage of his career having achieved so much within the sport, it would be no surprise if he called it a day. Then again, being the competitor he is – he could easily fight on too.
Time will tell.