“It will be much easier [to do that] if nobody is in the street.

“We killed some people, I guess six people last night.”

Klitschko retired from boxing in 2012 after winning 45 of his 47 fights, venturing into the world of politics shortly afterwards. 

During a glittering career, he notched big wins over the likes of Derek Chisora and Shannon Briggs. 

One of his two defeats came against British icon Lennox Lewis, although the Ukrainian earned huge plaudits for going into the fight as the underdog and battling on for several rounds with a severe cut over his left eye.