The 27-year-old Briton was knocked down in the sixth round but showed determination to bounce back and twice had Klitschko on the canvas in the penultimate round before the referee stepped in.
He defeated him by TKO in the 11th Round to win the title…
After the fight, he had this to say
“As I said, I'm not perfect but I'm trying. You leave your ego at the door and respect your opponent.
“Wladimir is a role model in and out of the ring.
“I'm a little bit emotional, because I know I've got doubters. But I dig deep. When you go to the trenches, you find out who you really are.”
When asked who he would challenge next… He said,
“Tyson Fury, where you at baby?
“Come on, is that what you want to see? I enjoy fighting. I love fighting. Tyson Fury I know he has been talking a lot and wants to come back and compete
“I want to give 90,000 people another chance to come back and watch some boxing here,”