On April 26, 2015 Wladimir Klitschko fought Bryant Jennings at Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA for the following titles:
WBA Super World heavyweight title
WBO World heavyweight title
IBF World heavyweight title
International Boxing Organization World heavyweight title
Fight Highlights: Klitschko lost one point for holding in round 10
Wladimir Klitschko vs Bryant Jennings
The highly anticipated bout between Wladimir Klitschko vs Bryant Jennings filled the Madison square garden with eager fans in support of the two fighters. Klitschko secured his title with the final official scores at 116-111, 116-111 and 118-109 after twelve rounds of intense competition.The Wladimir Klitschko vs Bryant Jennings pre-match analysis predicted a knock out win for the nine year title holder. However, Jennings managed to put up a fight like never before.
The first round saw a patient Klitschko taunt Jennings with light left hand jabs as the later tried to find his way around the 6ft 6 world champion. The second and third round also saw Klitschko dominate as Jennings struggled to control the fight. Klitschko landed good jabs through out the starting rounds of the fight. In the fourth round the Wladimir Klitschko vs Bryant Jennings bout took a turn with Jennings landing jabs on the Ukrainian Champion, who lost points for leaning and holding onto his opponent. By the fifth round, Jennings seemed to have gathered enough confidence to dominate the bout with Klitschko failing to land jabs on his opponent. The uproar of fans, constantly chanting U.S.A in support of Jennings, proved to have a positive impact on the fighter as he landed even more body shots on his opponent who kept on leaning and holding to his advantage.
The seventh round saw Klitschko regain his composure in the fight. The champion managed to do enough to take away more points than his opponent. U.S.A fans remained loud in support of their fighter who had already surpassed pre-match expectations. Klitschko however, continued to show his experience through out the eighth round despite Jennings looking great in terms of composure and punch count. Jennings persistence paid off in the ninth round as he dominated the Ukrainian champion to the delight of the fans who cheered him on as he continued to shock the world.
As the Wladimir Klitschko vs Bryant Jennings bout came closer to the end, fatigue on both corners became visible. This however did not stop the two fighters from putting on an interesting fight to the delight of the fans. Support for Klitschko got louder as the bout progressed with fans craving for a stylish finish of the bout. Despite Jennings putting up a good fight through to the final round, A dramatic, vicious four-punch combination from Klitschko seemed to end the bout in favor of the Ukrainian international. The 39 year old was victorious once again with final punch stats at 114 jabs landed out of 545 thrown against Jennings 110 jabs landed out of the 376 thrown.