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Vitali Klitschko plans political career

Updated: March 12, 2012, 5:40 PM ET
Associated Press

KIEV, Ukraine -- WBC champion Vitali Klitschko says he doesn't plan on becoming the oldest heavyweight titleholder in history because he wants to advance his political career in Ukraine.

Asked Monday how long he intends to keep fighting, the 40-year-old Klitschko says "not a long time" and will instead "concentrate on politics because Ukraine has huge potential."

George Foreman became the oldest heavyweight champion at age 45 in 1994, and Klitschko says "I definitely don't want to ...

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