10 Questions for Wladimir Klitschko

World-champion heavyweight boxer Wladimir Klitschko on taking a punch, his Ph.D. and the reason men fight

Steven Brahms for TIME

World-Champion heavyweight boxer Wladimir Klitschko on having a punch, his Ph.D. and the reason men fight.

You punch really big guys for a living. And big guys punch you. Do you not mind getting hit?
I don't like to get hit. Who likes it? I probably wouldn't do this sport if I was getting hit that much. I lost three fights out of 60. That's why my brother [fellow heavyweight champ] Vitali and I are getting criticized, that the fights are very boring because they're one-sided.

Mike Tyson said you guys are not emotional enough.
I think Mike Tyson's right. We are effective, and emotion when it goes up and down, back and forth, one...

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