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Klitschko became the champion of the world.
Wladimir Klitschko became the world champion in the heavyweight weight, according to the International Boxing Federation - IBF. In Berlin, he defeated American Chris Byrd.
As the NTV, the fight took place with the full benefit of Ukrainians. In the seventh round, he was the second time in the fight sent a rival to knock-down, and the judge stopped the fight. This victory was the 46 th in the career of Vladimir Klitschko.
Three of the four most prestigious titles in world boxing is now owned by athletes from the former Soviet Union.
Russian citizen Nikolai Valuev - the strongest among the heavyweight version WBA. Belarusian Sergei Lyakhovich - according to the WBO.
This set in the near future can complement Oleg Maskaev. It will have to fight with American Hasimom Rahman for the title of world champion on the version WBC.