Klitschko, Schwarzenegger trade poses

Usually when we’re talking about topless photos ending up
on Twitter, there’s a degree of lasciviousness — or at
least utter embarrassment — involved.

But in the case of Wladimir Klitschko and Arnold Schwarzenegger,
it’s just kind of weird.

It all started on Thursday, when the Ukrainian heavyweight boxer
Klitschko tweeted a picture of himself posing as Schwarzenegger
next to a photo of Arnold in his younger, Mr. Universe days. In the
tweet, the 37-year-old Klitschko writes, “Trying to catch u
since I’m 12.”

Not to be outdone, Schwarzenegger responded Sunday with a
shirtless, muscle-bound picture of his own, next to a Klitschko
promo poster. At 66, the former California governor isn’t Mr.
Universe anymore, but I’ve got to say, he looks better than
I’d have expected:

Klitschko’s next fight is Oct. 5 against Alexander Povetkin in
Moscow. Schwarzenegger is currently busy filming the Expendables 3.
But it’s good to see they’re finding time to begin a

It seems Klitschko has a fan in the Governator, and it appears
the feeling is mutual. And if we know anything about
Schwarzenegger, it’s that being his buddy is certainly
preferable to pissing him off (
NSFW language):