Alexander Povetkin Boxing News

Povetkin destroys Charr

By Jim Dower: #5 WBA Alexander Povetkin (27-1, 19 KO’s) showed the difference between him and #7 WBC Manuel Charr (26-2, 15 KO’s) in stopping him in the 7th round to win the vacant WBC International heavyweight title in a mostly one-sided fight at the Luzhniki, in Moscow, Russia. Povetkin nailed Charr with a 4-punch […]

Weights: Charr 247.3, Povetkin 224.8

By Allan Fox: #7 WBC heavyweight contender Manuel Charr (26-1, 15 KO’s) weighed in 22.5 lbs. heavier than former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (26-1, 18 KO’s) at today’s weigh-in for their clash on Friday night at the Luzhniki, in Moscow, Russia. Charr, 6’3 ½”, weighed in at 247.3 lbs. compared to Povetkin’s 224.8 lbs. […]

Manuel Charr to Povetkin: Not many guys have the guts to fight me

This Friday (May 30th) former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin takes on former world title contender Manuel Charr for the vacant WBC international heavyweight championship at Luzhniki-Arena in Moscow. It will be Povetkin’s first fight since his sole career loss to supreme unified titlist Wladimir Klitschko last October. Both men know each other very well […]

Alexander Povetkin v Manuel Charr this Friday

By Gav Duthie: With all the recent Froch-Groves hype its easy to forget that Alexander Povetkin 26-1 (18) takes on Manuel Charr 26-1 (15) in Moscow, Russia this Friday night.  In order to avoid fighting for any of Wladimir Klitschko’s titles these two evenly matched heavyweights are adding their names to the long line targeting the […]

Ruslan Chagaev vs. Fres Oquendo possible for June 7th for vacant WBA regular heavyweight title

By Dan Ambrose: #3 WBA Ruslan Chagaev (32-2-1, 20 KO’s) has a potential bout against 41-year-old #6 WBA Fres Oquendo (37-7, 24 KO’s) for the vacant regular WBA heavyweight world title on June 7th Grozny, Russia, according to the BILD. This is for the WBA title that was previously held by Alexander Povetkin. The World […]

Charr takes risky fight against Povetkin in Moscow, Russia on May 30th

By Allan Fox: The ambitious #7 WBC heavyweight contender Manuel Charr (26-1, 15 KO’s) will be taking a very risky fight for him against former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (26-1, 18 KO’s) this month on May 30th at a still to be determined venue in Moscow, Russia. The two fighters will be battling it […]

Povetkin to fight Charr on 5/30

“Diamond Boy” Manuel Charr is heading to Moscow again to face former world champion Alexander Povetkin on May 30th for the WBC international heavyweight championship. “This will be an awesome fight”, says Charr. “I am very proud that I got invited to fight Povetkin and reached an agreement with his handlers. This is my big […]

Povetkin looking to spoil Chisora/Fury II?

By Bradley Dee: In my previous article about the Tyson Fury and Derek Chisora fight card, I pointed out that Chisora was hoping for a shot at former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin. Contrary to my previous beliefs, rumors are now swirling on the message boards both camps are pushing for a May fight in […]

Chisora wants Alexander Povetkin next in Moscow, Russia

By Scott Gilfoid: WBA/WBO International heavyweight champion Dereck Chisora (20-4, 13 KO’s) said last night following his ugly 12 round unanimous decision win over Kevin Johnson (29-5-1, 14 KO’s) that he wants to travel to Moscow, Russia for his next fight to take on former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (26-1, 18 KO’s). If Chisora […]

Povetkin’s promoter not happy with Wladimir’s clinching

By Allan Fox: It’s been two and half weeks since former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (26-1, 18 KO’s) was beaten by IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision in Moscow, Russia, but Povetkin’s promoter Kalle Sauerland still isn’t happy with all the clinching and leaning that the […]

Dana White: Wladimir Klitschko should have been disqualified

By Scott Gilfoid: UFC promoter Dana White wasn’t impressed at all with what he saw from IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51 KO’s) from his win over WBA champion Alexander Povetkin (26-1, 18 KO’s) two weeks ago in Moscow, Russia. White thinks that Wladimir should have been disqualified in the final round of dull […]

Povetkin wants rematch against Wladimir

By Allan Fox: Former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (26-1, 18 KO’s) wants a second shot against IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51 KO’s) to show him that he’s a better fighter than he showed last Saturday night in losing a 12 round unanimous decision in Moscow, Russia. Povetkin admits that he lost, but […]

Klitschko-Povetkin drew 12 million viewers in Germany

By Scott Gilfoid: Last Saturday’s fight between IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51 KO’s) and former WBA champ Alexander Povtkin (26-1, 18 KO’s) from Moscow, Russia was seen by 12 million viewers on RTL in Germany, according to Dan Rafael. In other words, 15% of the population watched the fight. That’s an incredible number. […]

Wladimir clinches his way to win over Povetkin

By Bob Smith: I have been a big fan of Wladimir Klitschko for some time, and have defended him as being underrated, and claimed that this underrated status was due to ethnic or cultural bias or failure to acknowledge the dominance that the two Klitschko brothers have exercised over the heavyweight division for nearly 10 […]

Fury unimpressed with Wladimir’s win over Povetkin

By Scott Gilfoid: Undefeated heavyweight contender Tyson Fury got the chance to watch IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko’s 12 round decision win over WBA champ Alexander Povetkin last night and Fury wasn’t impressed at all with what he saw from both guys, especially the 6’6″ Wladimir. Fury was totally turned off by all the awful […]

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