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Pulev vs Ustinov

Povetkin stops Rahman’ Pulev stops Ustinov; Culcay defeats Thompson

By Marcus Richardson: In a fight that should have never been allowed to happen, WBA World heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (25-0, 17 KO's) destroyed 39-year-old former WBC heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman (50-8-2, 41 KO's) in the 2nd round at the on Saturday night at the Sporthalle, Alsterdorf, Hamburg, Germany. Rahman just looked shot to pieces, like a fighter that didn't belong in the [...]

Rahman gets title shot against Povetkin tonight; Pulev faces Ustinov on undercard

(Photo Wende) By Rob Smith: Former WBC heavyweight champion 39-year-old Hasim Rahman will get getting a shot at the title against WBA World heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin in their fight at the Sporthalle, Alsterdorf, in Hamburg, Germany. A lot of boxing fans thought that Rahman had retired years ago after getting stopped by Wladiimr Klitschko in 2008. Rahman looked old and shot even then, [...]

News: Rahman looking to KO Povetkin; Ustinov hoping for win over Pulev; Kovalev signs with Main Events

The tension is building. Saturday's big fight night is just around the corner. Three title fights are scheduled and they all have one thing in common. The World Boxing Association (WBA) Heavyweight Championship between Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KOs) and Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs), Kubrat Pulev´s (16-0, 8 KOs) European and IBF International Heavyweight Championship defence against Alexander [...]

Rahman battles Povetkin; Pulev faces Ustinov on Saturday

(Photo: Team Sauerland) Since yesterday’s late arrival in Hamburg, Germany, it is no secret that Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs) likes to take his time. But after today's public workout at the Europa Passage in Hamburg, it also no secret, that Rahman possesses some serious pop in his fists. But as expected, he was fashionably late. After leaving the hotel behind schedule and an interview on site, [...]

Kubrat Pulev: “Alexander Ustinov is a ‘heavy’ task!”

Not a lot of heavyweights have leaped to the top of the division in such a short period of time. When current European and IBF International Champion Kubrat Pulev steps into the ring at the Sporthalle Hamburg, Germany, he will not only be fighting to defend his titles but also for the number one spot in the IBF rankings - all that within in three years since turning pro. The prodigy of coach Otto Ramin [...]

Ustinov: “The Klitschko Brothers are the heavyweight kings”

Come September 29 all eyes will be on Hamburg, Germany, as three title fights will top the bill at Alsterdorfer Sporthalle. Light Middleweight Jack Culcay is going to defend his WBA Intercontinental Championship against Mark Thompson and WBA World Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin will be trying to fend off the bid of mandatory challenger and former WBC and IBF Champion Hasim Rahman. But another [...]