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Alexander Povetkin vs. Christian Hammer – Weights

By Jim Dower: Alexander Povetkin (32-1, 23 KOs) will be giving away almost 34 pounds when he faces Christian Hammer (22-4, 12 KOs) this Friday night in their WBA heavyweight title eliminator at the DIVS in Ekaterinburg, Russia. … Read

Alexander Povetkin vs. Christian Hammer to be televised by Sky

By Tim Royner: Sky Sports will be televising this Friday’s fight between former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (32-1, 23 Kos) and Christian Hammer (22-4, 12 KOs) from the DIVS in Ekaterinburg, Russia. … Read

Povetkin ready to earn Joshua fight against Hammer

By Scott Gilfoid: Alexander Povetkin will be fighting Christian Hammer next week on December 15 for the WBA heavyweight mandatory spot to face WBA champion Anthony Joshua. The 38-year-old Povetkin (32-1, 23 KOs) says he’s hoping he can get the fight with AJ, as he wants to challenge for the world title.… Read

Deontay Wilder wants Povetkin or Luis Ortiz

By Jeff Aranow: Deontay Wilder is after big game for his next fight in 2018, as he’s interested in defending his WBC heavyweight title against Alexander Povetkin or Luis Ortiz. Both of those heavyweights were previously scheduled to face Wilder, but unfortunately both tested positive for banned, preventing the fights from happening. … Read

Povetkin is making choice on which mandatory to take – WBO or WBA

By Jeff Aranow: Promoter Eddie Hearn says former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin is currently deciding whether to fight for the mandatory position for the WBA or WBO heavyweight titles. If Povetkin fights for the WBA mandatory spot, he could set himself up for a fight against either WBA ‘regular’ champion Manuel Charr or WBA […]

Povetkin cleared by WBC

By Jeff Aranow: Former heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin has been cleared by the World Boxing council for a past failed drug tests, and he’ll soon by back in the WBC’s ratings by early 2018. The WBC clearing the 38-year-old Povetkin (32-1, 23 KOs) was expected by many in the boxing world.… Read

WBC – Povetkin Ruling

ALEXANDER POVETKIN APPEALS PROCESS COMES TO AN END, AND WBC BOARD OF GOVERNORS REPORTS ITS DEFINITE AND FINAL RULING The WBC’s March 2, 2017 ruling (the “Ruling”): (1) suspended Mr. Alexander Povetkin from participating in any WBC-sanctioned bouts indefinitely; (2) imposed a $250,000 USD fine; and (3) designed a testing protocol for Mr. Povetkin to […]

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 […]

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