Klitschko beats Jennings to retain heavyweight title

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 26, 2015 12:20 AM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine successfully defended his world heavyweight boxing title for the 18th time in a row with a unanimous points decision over American Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

The 39-year-old Klitschko, who tied heavyweight legend Joe Lewis in contesting the 27th heavyweight title fight of his career, improved to 64-3. Jennings, 30, fell to 19-1.

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(Reporting by Larry Fine in New York; Editing by Ian Ransom)