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WBC still deciding Povetkin’s case

By Patrick McHugh: The World Boxing Council sent out a press release on Tuesday, saying that their committee still hasn’t decided the case of #1 WBC heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin yet. […]

Alexander Povetkin, WADA Update

WADA has just issued a new Meldonium report, that fully justifies Alexander Povetkin (His probe revealed 0,07 microgramms of Meldonium in April). The Povetkin – Wilder fight was supposed to take […]

World of Boxing Head Andrey Ryabinsky Sues Deontay Wilder for $34.5 mln

23rd June, 2016. A lawsuit seeking damages for defamation and breach of contract was filed today by boxer Aleksandr Povetkin and his promoter Andrey Ryabinsky, President of World of Boxing promotional […]

WBC Update on Povetkin vs Wilder

WBC HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION UPDATE The WBC, through its Clean Boxing Program, is continuing to evaluate the positive anti-doping result of Alexander Povetkin for the banned substance Meldonium. As […]

New drug tests show Alexander Povetkin was clean

Ryabinsky press statement: The new doping test of the Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin, taken May 17, 2016, showed no traces of Meldonium. This was reported today by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association […]

Alexander Povetkin’s ‘B’ sample comes up positive for meldonium

By Jeff Aranow: A#1 WBC Alexander Povetkin’s ‘B’ sample came up positive for the banned substance Meldonium on Thursday. This means both Povetkin’s ‘A’ and ‘B’ samples tested positive […]

WBC still investigating Povetkin, Wilder can take voluntary defense

By Patrick McHugh: The World Boxing Council came out with a statement on Wednesday, saying that they’re still investigating the positive drug test from #1 WBC mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin […]

WBC says Deontay Wilder can take voluntary defense

May 25, 2016: WBC World Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder was scheduled to fight Mandatory Challenger Alexander Povetkin on May 21, 2016. On May 13, 2016, the Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency (“VADA”) […]

Wilder wonders why WBC hasn’t penalized Povetkin yet

By Jeff Aranow: It’s been a week since the World Boxing Council postponed the title fight between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder vs. Alexander Povetkin after Povetkin’s positive test for […]

Deontay Wilder: I still want to whip Povetkin’s backside

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) says he still wants to give Russian Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22 KOs) a real thrashing despite him having tested […]



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