WATCH: Wladimir Klitschko Punches Himself in the Face

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Wladimir Klitschko (L) has been developing his own version of Tyson Fury’s (R) signature Self Face Punch. (youtube)

It’s no secret that when unified world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (64-3, 53 KOs) prepares for an upcoming fight, he studies his opponent like a chessmaster. Scouting reports, video tape, expert analysis– whatever it takes to identify his rival’s strengths and weaknesses, and how to have the upper-hand on fight-night.

So it would be come as no surprise that as Klitschko gets ready for his November 28 encounter with undefeated Brit Tyson Fury (24-0,18 KOs) at the ESPRIT arena in Düsseldorf, that he may be trying to learn one of Fury’s special punches– the Self Face Punch. (Click here to check out Tyson’s original Self Face Punch.)

This tight, looping uppercut is often employed to give boxers a psychological edge over their opponent. Like saying: “I’m so tough…I have enough for both of us!”

Watch as Dr. Steelhammer gets a taste of his own medicine during his most recent fight, against Bryant Jennings:


Wladimir Klitschko punching himself – Wladimir Klitschko vs Bryant JenningsWladimir Klitschko vs Bryant Jennings2015-04-26T17:55:43Z

39-year-old Ukrainian behemoth Wladimir Klitschko, who is currently riding a 22-fight unbeaten streak, since his last defeat at the hands of Lamon Brewster in 2004, will be looking to extend his eight-year reign as a titleholder on November 28– second only to Joe Louis’s record of 11 years.

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