Filip Hrgović is a Croatian boxer from the capital Zagreb. As an amateur he won a gold medal at the 2015 European Amateur Championships, a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics and possesses an amateur record of 74 wins with 15 losses.
As a professional his record is 10 wins by 10 knockouts and currently holds a ranking belt by the World Boxing Council; WBC International Heavyweight Title.
The highly regarded Hrgovic supported Klitschko during training camps for the aborted Tyson Fury rematch and his last fight at Wembley stadium against Anthony Joshua.
When asked for this thoughts on Hrgovic, Klitschko told RTL: “Filip is extremely talented. He showed in the past, through his Olympic record and his professional record’’
”I have been sparring with him and he was really, really tough, even in my best days back then. I think he is gonna become a champion, absolutely. Does he have a chance? Absolutely, yes.”