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WBC orders Povetkin vs. Stiverne

By Patrick McHugh: With WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder nursing a surgically repaired right hand and torn biceps, the World Boxing Council has ordered #1 WBC contender Alexander […]

WBC ruling regarding Alexander Povetkin

On May 15, 2016, the WBC granted Champion Deontay Wilder the right to make a voluntary defense of his World Title, which took place on July 16, 2016. In connection with that defense, Champion Wilder […]

Povetkin still Wilder’s WBC mandatory in August ratings

By Eric Baldwin: Alexander Povetkin continues to be the #1 mandatory challenger to WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder in the World Boxing Council’s new ratings for August. […]

Deontay: Povetkin will get a beat down

By Scott Gilfoid: Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder says he’s still interested in fighting #1 World Boxing Council contender Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22 KOs) despite him having tested positive […]

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 […]



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