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Alexander Povetkin fights on Dec.15

By Allan Fox: Former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (32-1, 23 KOs) will be fighting on December 15 against an opponent still to be determined at the DIVS in Ekaterinburg, Russia. #8 WBO Povetkin could be facing #2 WBO Christian Hammer (22-4, 12 KOs) in a World Boxing Organization heavyweight title eliminator match. … Read

Alexander Povetkin vs. Andriy Rudenko – Results

By Jim Dower: Former WBA World heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (32-1, 23 KOs) won his 7th straight fight in defeating #11 WBO, #13 IBF Andriy Rudenko (31-3, 19 KOs) by an impressive 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night in front of a large crowd at the Luzhniki Concert Hall in Moscow, Russia. … Read

Povetkin vs Rudenko Live Stream

Former WBA Heavyweight Champion ALEXANDER POVETKIN, (31-1-0, 23 KO’s) and top contender ANDRIY RUDENKO, (31-2-0, 19 KO’s), worked out for the media today in Moscow, Russia ahead of their showdown this Sunday, July 1 at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. The bout is being contested for the WBO International Heavyweight Title and the WBA Inter-Continental […]

Alexander Povetkin vs. Andriy Rudenko this Saturday

By Allan Fox: Former WBA World heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (31-1, 23 KOs) will be fighting this Saturday night on July 1 against fringe contender Andriy Rudenko (31-2, 19 KOs) in a 12 round fight for the vacant WBO International title at the Luzhniki in Moscow, Russia. Rudenko is rated #11 WBO, #13 IBF. This […]

Alexander Povetkin faces Andriy Rudenko on July 1

Big-hitting Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin returns to the ring on July 1st to take on the teak-tough Andriy Rudenko, exclusively live on BoxNation. The heavyweight scene has enjoyed a resurgence in recent times with a host of young and talented fighters emerging to rekindle what has historically been boxing’s glamour division. … Read

WBC – Mar. 2, 2017 – Povetkin Ruling

WBC RULING REGARDING ALEXANDER POVETKIN, ISSUED BY WBC BOARD OF GOVERNORS ON MARCH 2, 2017 I. FACTUAL BACKGROUND 1. A mandatory WBC World Heavyweight Championship fight was scheduled to be contested on May 21, 2016 in Moscow, Russia between WBC World Champion Deontay Wilder and Alexander Povetkin. (the “World Championship Bout”).… Read

Povetkin’s drug sample from Dec.13 tests negative

By Eric Baldwin: Former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin’s drug sample from December 13th has tested negative for banned substances, according to TASS. What this means in this means in terms of Povetkin still being allowed to fight for a world title against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is unclear. Povetkin (31-1, 23 KOs) tested […]

Don King Responds to WBC & Povetkin-Stiverne

Top rated heavyweights Alexander Povetkin and Bermane Stiverne were scheduled to fight for the World Boxing Council (WBC) Interim Heavyweight title on Saturday night at the Ekaterinburg Expo Center in Ekaterinburg, Russia. However, the WBC withdrew it’s sanctioning of the bout due to a Povetkin failed drug test. The WBC informed both camps of their […]

Don King To WBC: Declare Stiverne Champion

In the aftermath of Saturday’s news that the WBC Interim heavyweight title fight in Russia between former heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne and top-ranked Alexander Povetkin had been cancelled because Povetkin tested positive for drugs again, Hall of Fame promoter Don “Only In America” King offered a simple solution: Declare his fighter, Stiverne (25-2-1, 21 KOs), […]

Alexander Povetkin vs. Johann Duhaupas – Results

By Jim Dower: #1 WBC heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin (31-1, 23 KOs) dominated and knocked out an out of shape replacement opponent Johann “Reptile” Duhaupas (34-4, 21 KOs) in stopping him in the 6th round on Saturday night at the Ekaterinburg Expo Center in Ekaterinburg, Russia. The 35-year-old Duhaupas was brought in to replace former […]

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