Former champion aims to take on dominant elite of a corrupt political system, including current leader Viktor Yanukovych.
n one of the world’s most combustible parliaments, MPs had better
watch out. A putative new member is coming who can do more than look
after himself. They call him Dr Ironfist and for good reason: Vitali Klitschko is a heavyweight boxing champion, the first ever to hold a PhD – and not a man to pick a fight with.
two decades in the ring, the 41-year-old is on his way to perhaps the
most bruising challenge of his life – taking on President Viktor Yanukovych and the dominant elite of Ukraine’s corrupt political system.