Former heavyweight champions Vitali and his brother Wladimir Klitschko are sons of a Soviet major general. they were both professional boxers .

Vitali Klitschko is the mayor of kyiv, and his younger brother Wladimir Klitschko also plays the role of chief second.

The brothers are both fighting for their country this time not in the ring but rather joining the army of Ukraine to help fight Russia, They’re ready to do whatever it takes to defend their country against invading Russians. So far that hasn’t included armed combat, but both have made it clear they will fight in the streets if it comes to that.

Vitali said when asked what he would tell Russian soldiers, he said “Go back home, You have nothing to find here.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger an actor and a politician tweeted “I am thinking of you, my friends,” , along with a picture of the brothers. “You were my heroes in the ring and you’re my heroes now.”

Heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk has returned home from london to also fight for his country Ukraine when the Russians invaded his country, he has a rematch against Anthony Joshua but that is not his conern now.

Usyk posed not with gloves but an automatic rifle, flanked by three other armed men in the Kyiv Territorial Defense force.

“You are not at war with our government, our army,” he said in a video posted on Twitter. “You are at war with the people. This is our land. We are at home.” – Usyk said,