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Back on top: Vitali Klitschko batters Peter to secure slice of history

Vitali Klitschko's comeback and subsequent drubbing of Sam Peter is a good thing for boxing, right? Well, sorta. With Vitali's brother, Wladimir, also possessing a title, fans can forget about a unified champion.

Originally Published: October 11, 2008
By Brian Doogan | Special to ESPN.com

BERLIN -- Tall, powerful and imperious, Vitali Klitschko dominated Sam Peter at the O2 World Arena to reclaim his position at the summit of heavyweight boxing. It was like he had never been away.

Fighting for the first time in four years, Klitschko took charge from the first bell, driving a stiff jab into Peter's face and stunning him inside the opening minute with an overhand right, the first of many which, ultimately, returned the 37-year-old Ukrainian to the position of No. 1 heavyweight ...

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