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Klitschko vs Povetkin live on Boxnation

The Channel Of Champions, BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546), is delighted to announce that it will show the year’s biggest heavyweight fight between Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin live and exclusive in the UK. Klitschko, regarded as the world’s best heavyweight, puts his WBO/IBF/WBA Super/IBO World titles on the line in his hardest and riskiest fight to date against the undefeated [...]

Video: Wladimir Klitschko vs Alexander Povetkin Press Conference

Wladimir Klitschko vs Alexander Povetkin will take place in Moscow on Oct. 5 - ''We had a long story with Alexander and could have met earlier, Alexander hasn't lost a fight and I'm looking forward to meeting him but in no case will I underestimate him. I'm sure he will do his best to win on the night of Oct. 5.'' ''I'm glad that this fight will finally take place,'' Povetkin said to AP. ''I'm looking [...]

HBO finalizing Wladimir Klitschko – Alexander Povetkin deal to air fight live in U.S

HBO is working to finalize a deal to show the October 5th fight between IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (60-3, 51 KO’s) and WBA champion Alexander Povetkin (26-0, 18 KO’s) live in the United States, according to Dan Rafael. If HBO can swing this, it will be a big deal for American boxing fans, because they don’t get to see too many fights of the Klitschkos anymore. HBO [...]

Alexander Povetkin Leaves Long Time Manager Vlad Hrunov

Apparently things didn’t go too smooth between Alexander Povetkin and his former manager Vlad Hrunov. That’s right, as soon as his long awaited fight against Wladimir Klitschko was made official; Povetkin fired his long time manager Vlad Hrunov. “Recently, all of my connections with my former manager Vlaldimir Hrunov and myself have been ceased. Vladimir no longer has anything to do with me, [...]

Roach to train Povetkin for Wladimir fight

Trainer Freddie Roach will be taking over the reins to train WBA “regular” heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (26-0, 18 KO’s) for his October 5th fight against IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (60-3, 51 KO’s), according to Steve Kim. Klitschko and Povetkin will be fighting in the 33-year-old Povetkin’s home country of Russia in Moscow at the Olimpiyskiy. Whether [...]

Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alexander Povetkin set for October 5, in Moscow

IBF/IBO Heavyweight Champion, WBO/WBA Heavyweight Super Champion and „The Ring Magazine“ World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko will meet with WBA “regular” Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin at the SC Olimpiyskiy arena in Moscow (Russia) on October 5. After extended negotiations an agreement for one of the most eagerly awaited world boxing bouts between two Olympic and reigning [...]

Wladimir Klitschko Wants The Contract Signed, But States Team Povetkin Has Issues

“The contract has not yet been signed because there are still too many not agreed upon clauses in the contract. At this moment there are still too many questions, to which team Povetkin has no answers. All the answers from our side have already been taken care of. There is good communication between us, but when it comes to the official talk, all of a sudden there are questions. I hope that we can [...]

Klitschko-Povetkin could fall apart over drug testing

IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko may pull out of his October 5th fight with WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin unless the two can come together and agree on the drug testing for their fight at the Olimpiyskiy in Moscow, Russia. Povetkin wants the drug testing for the fight to be done by a Russian drug testing agency; whereas Wladimir wants it to be conducted by National [...]

Oleg Maskaev talks Povetkin vs. Klitschko

Oleg Maskaev has been in boxing for quite some time, and is one of the very few seasoned Russian heavyweight champions in the recent past. In a recent interview he talked about Alexander Povetkin vs. Wladimir Klitschko, and had said some very interesting things. When asked to describe the fight he envisions and what advice he would give if he were the trainer in that fight, Maskaev painted the following [...]

WBA-Champion Povetkin focused on last hurdle against Wawrzyk this Friday

There is only one stepping-stone left between Alexander Povetkin (25-0, 17 KOs) and the World Championship bout with Wladimir Klitschko (59-3, 50 KOs). The current World Boxing Association (WBA) Champion takes on Andrzej Wawrzyk (27-0, 13 KOs) this Friday, a must-win situation for Povetkin. Defeat is not an option or the hotly anticipated fight against the Ukrainian is over before it has even begun. [...]