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Wladimir Klitschko

Klitschko dominates Povetkin in dull fight

IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 51 KO's) should consider himself lucky that he wasn't disqualified tonight for the clinching and pushing he did en route to beating WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (26-1, 18 KO's) by a boring 12 round unanimous decision at the Olimpiyskiy, in Moscow, Russia. Wladimir held more than he usually does for his fights, which is hard [...]

Klitschko vs. Povetkin vs. Apathy

How many people who don’t frequent boxing websites are aware that the Heavyweight Championship of the World will be contested mid-day Saturday? The prize once regarded as the greatest in all of sport will be on the line when Wladimir Klitschko faces Alexander Povetkin in Moscow, Russia. Beyond the traditional significance attached to such an event, another element adds even greater intrigue to the [...]

Video – Weigh-In: Klitschko 241 lbs vs Povetkin 225 lbs

Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing® begins with a live heavyweight championship fight from Moscow at 3:30 p.m. (ET/PT): Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alexander Povetkin. The HBO® telecast of Klitschko vs. Povetkin will replay later in the evening at 9:45 p.m. (ET/PT) as part of a World Championship Boxing tripleheader. The evening telecast will include two live fights from the Amway Center [...]

Tim Witherspoon previews Klitschko vs Povetkin: “Povetkin can make this happen. I smell an upset!”

For the first time in ring history, two Olympic super-heavyweight gold medallists collide for the world heavyweight championship tomorrow evening when Wladimir Klitschko defends his WBA Super, WBO, IBF and IBO belts against WBA ‘regular’ champion Alex Povetkin at Moscow’s Olympic Stadium. President Putin will be ringside.   With promoter Vlad Khryunov punting a colossal $23million winning [...]

Wladimir saying nice things about Povetkin

IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitachko (60-3, 51 KO’s) isn’t doing much to try and ruffle the feathers of his Russian opponent WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (26-0, 18 KO’s) ahead of their fight tomorrow night at the Olimpiyskiy, in Moscow, Russia. Wladimir has been very complimentary of the 34-year-old Povetkin throughout the build-up to this fight to the point [...]

Klitschko vs. Povetkin & Cotto vs. Rodriguez headline Live HBO Boxing Saturday

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, HBO Sports’ flagship boxing series, presents a dynamite split-site tripleheader headlined by the return of two of the sport’s biggest stars on SATURDAY, OCT. 5. The action begins at 3:30 p.m. (live ET) with the heavyweight title fight WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO VS. ALEXANDER POVETKIN from SC Olimpiyskiy Arena in Moscow. Following a replay of the fight later that day at 9:45 p.m. [...]

Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin sell out the Olympic arena in Moscow

Apparently their heavyweight championship fight on October 5 will do very well at the gate as all 14 000 seats have been sold out. Tickets ranging from 90 EUR/120 US$ to 6665 EUR/9000 US$ were no longer available at the end of last week. The fight set one financial record already when Russian promoter Vladimir Hryunov bid $23,333,330 to stage the fight and outbid more than three times K2 Promotions [...]

WBO announces referee and judges for Klitschko-Povetkin fight on Saturday

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referee and judges who will work this Saturday, October 5, in the world heavyweight title bout between Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin to be held at the Olimpiyskiy in Moskow, Russia. For this fight where Klitschko (60-3, 51 KOs) will defend for the 11th time his WBO [...]

Wladimir Klitschko Breaks His Sparring Partner’s Nose

For Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin, as well as many boxing fans, October 10, 2013 will be a date to remember. For both fighters this match will be one of their most significant ones, as not only is the championship on the line, but this kind of promotion is simply put, colossal. While most champions always train hard for their fights, there are those moments when they take their [...]

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 [...]

Wladimir Klitschko: “My Goal Is To KO Povetkin”

IBF/IBO Heavyweight Champion, WBO/WBA Heavyweight Super Champion and „The Ring Magazine“ World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko held his media days in training camp. He and his coach Johnathon Banks are preparing for the upcoming fight against WBA “regular” Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin at the SC Olimpiyskiy arena in Moscow (Russia) on October 5. Wladimir Klitschko [...]

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 [...]
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