Wladimir Klitschko girlfriend: Meet Hayden Panettiere, the partner of boxing champ | Daily Star
Wladimir Klitschko retired: Meet the Olympic champ, speaker of four Wladimir is engaged to Hayden Panettiere (Image: Getty Images North. May 8, If you've ever wondered if the phrase "opposites attract" was for real , Hayden Panettiere and fiancé Wladimir Klitschko are pretty much the living. Hayden Panettiere and Wladimir Klitschko are having a baby. The couple met at a friend's book event when Panettiere was justHayden Panettiere Talks About Her Boyfriend, And She Talks Spanish w/GLO on Lopez Tonight 2-17-11
It wasn't long after their first awkward interaction that the couple revealed that they had started a relationship. While Hayden had been linked to a number of stars in her younger years, Wladimir is still her longest relationship to date and even though the couple wasn't predicted to last very long, they have managed to defy all of the doubters.
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Hayden then shared a story about how she walked over to the boxer and stated "You're huge" to which he then replied "You're tiny" and that was seemingly it.
As part of the interview, the actress also talked about how her kids would look given the huge size gap between the couple and she stated that she thought that the fact that she had knocked knees and her fiance had bowed legs meant that her child would be perfect since it would be a mix between them. She already stated that her child would be normal since once again it would be a mixture between them.
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Even though Wladimir is a former World Champion boxer and someone who wouldn't usually look like the sort that requires a cute nickname, Hayden revealed that she refers to her fiance as Borat. The couple definitely has a sense of humour when it comes to their relationship. It was obviously something different, but the duo is far from what would be considered a normal couple, but this made quite the impression since they remained together for two years after this.
It was reported that the duo were friends for a few months after they first met back inbut they then began dating and haven't looked back. Hayden seems to fondly remember her first date with the former boxer so he definitely made their first date a memorable one. Like many wives and girlfriends of boxers or athletes that are part of combat sports, she finds it hard to watch her boyfriend in the ring, but she still decides to cheer him on.
Hayden stated in an interview that she has to suppress the urge to jump into the ring and defend her boyfriend, but she knows that this is his career and she is completely in awe of everything that he does.
Born Wladimir Wladimirowitsch Klitschko in the former Soviet Union inhe stands at 6ft 6in with a reach of over two metres. His elder brother Vitali was also a heavyweight world champion before he retired to focus on his burgeoning political career.
He is now the Mayor of Kiev.
Wladimir and Vitali ruled the heavyweight division Image: His achievements in the ring are well known: He lost for the first time in his 25th fight to Ross Puritty before bouncing back to win his first world title against Chris Byrd in He reigned for three years until he ran into Corrie Sanders and was beaten again the following year by Lamon Brewster. Klitschko beat Chris Byrd to win his first world title Image: Getty Images Sport It was at that point that the late, great Manny Steward overhauled Klitschko's game and turned him into the champion that would dominate the division for a decade.
It was only when he ran into the awkward Tyson Fury in that his time at the top was over. But given his often robotic style, it is outside the ring that Klitschko is at his most interesting. Like Joshua and fellow former champ Lennox Lewis, he is a keen chess player.