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Boxing News Readers’ Awards: Fighter of the Year Number 10

Wladimir Klitschko
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Wladimir Klitschko

WORLD heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is still awaiting a truly defining year and if 2014 is anything to go by, he could still get one.

The Ukrainian giant hammered an over-matched and undeserving Alex Leapai into fifth round submission in April but turned in his most devastating performance for some time in November. Leading IBF contender Kubrat Pulev was considered a threat by some, but Klitschko dropped him four times en-route to a savage five round win.

Should Klitschko add the WBC belt  – the only major trophy missing from his collection – in 2015, expect him to rise higher than the 10th spot you awarded him here.

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