What's Vitali Klitschko up to these days? The retired boxer was trying to keep the peace during protests in Kiev, Ukraine's capital, asking demonstrators not to provoke police. In return, someone sprayed a fire extinguisher in his face.
President Klitschko? Vitali Klitschko, 42, says he plans to run for president of Ukraine in 2015. He's already the chairman of an opposition party he helped found there and a member of parliament. He's also still the WBC heavyweight champ, which I had to look up. [Boxing Scene]
The circus that surrounded British heavyweight Dereck Chisora during his unsuccessful attempt to take the WBC title from Vitali Klitschko continued after the fight, when fellow Brit David Haye arrived to, apparently, start some shit.
In the annals of boxing blunders—and the exploits of Mike Tyson have made those some very thick books indeed—you may be unlikely to find an act so brazen and stupid as what Dereck Chisora did today in Munich at the weigh-in for his WBC heavyweight title fight against Vitali Klitschko.
Lennox Lewis wants to make a comeback to the boxing ring. Who's he going to fight? Someone else who's coming out of retirement, of course, because that's all that's really left in boxing. An old-timers day in boxing would be rather redundant.