"Wladimir Klitschko earned his right into the Hall of Fame years ago," said Peter Nelson, executive vice president, HBO Sports. "His accomplishments in the ring will be immortalized in the record books. Outside the ring, Wladimir is well-respected as a true ambassador to boxing and role model in sport. We are proud Wladimir and his team have been in the HBO Sports family for the majority of his 21-year career. We are excited for him and his family as he begins his next chapter."