Povetkin – Whyte 2 rematch on 3/6

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MATCHROOM ANNOUNCE ACTION-PACKED START TO UK 2021 BOXING SCHEDULE – Warrington, Kelly, Whyte, Okolie and Benn feature

Eddie Hearn and Matchroom are delighted to announce details of their upcoming UK schedule following the British Boxing Board of Control’s confirmation earlier this week that Boxing tournaments under its jurisdiction will resume in the middle of February.… read full article “Povetkin – Whyte 2 rematch on 3/6”

Alexander Povetkin faces Dillian Whyte in rematch on March 6th

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Dillian Whyte’s promoter Eddie Hearn reports that his fighter will be taking on interim WBC heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin in a rematch on March 6th.

If ‘The Body Snatcher’ Whyte (27-2, 18 KOs) is victorious, Hearn hopes to put together a fight between him and Deontay Wilder.… read full article “Alexander Povetkin faces Dillian Whyte in rematch on March 6th”

Hearn working on Warrington – Xu, Povetkin – Whyte II, and Avanesyan – Kelly

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Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn is hoping to make an announcement next week for five big shots starting from February 13th to April 10th in the UK, as long as he receives clearance from the British Boxing Board of Control.… read full article “Hearn working on Warrington – Xu, Povetkin – Whyte II, and Avanesyan – Kelly”

When It Comes To THE KO Of 2020 A Brutal Uppercut Wins Hands Down

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Who scored the finest, most explosively impressive, most memorable KO of 2020? The award for the finest knockout of the 12 months is always one fighters hope to pick up. A lights out KO is often something special, with a perfectly placed punch ending a fight with the speed and grace of a camera flash.… read full article “When It Comes To THE KO Of 2020 A Brutal Uppercut Wins Hands Down”

Dillian Whyte Wants Revenge Over Povetkin But He’s Looking At Other Fights If He Has To Wait Too Long

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You have to admire Dillian Whyte’s fighting spirit, even if you cannot bring yourself to admire the man (Whyte has to be THE biggest trash-talker in the sport right now, with nobody safe from his wrath – Whyte having just about insulted every active heavyweight you care to name!)… read full article “Dillian Whyte Wants Revenge Over Povetkin But He’s Looking At Other Fights If He Has To Wait Too Long”

Heavyweight News: Povetkin/Whyte II Delayed Indefinitely, Chisora Wants 4 Fights In 2021

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To nobody’s real surprise, the return fight between Alexander Povetkin and Dillian Whyte will not be taking place on January 30 as scheduled. Povetkin is still struggling to regain his full strength after having tested positive for the coronavirus.… read full article “Heavyweight News: Povetkin/Whyte II Delayed Indefinitely, Chisora Wants 4 Fights In 2021”

Dillian Whyte Suspicious, Doesnt Think Povetkin Really Got COVID

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Dillian Whyte has quite sensationally come out and said how he doesn’t believe Alexander Povetkin really caught the coronavirus, COVID-19. Speaking with Sky Sports, Whyte said he thinks Povetkin – who of course knocked him out in the fifth round back in August, this after the Russian has been on the floor two times himself – made it up so as to buy more time in which to get ready for their return fight.… read full article “Dillian Whyte Suspicious, Doesnt Think Povetkin Really Got COVID”

Povetkin Tests Positive, Out Of Whyte Rematch – But Chisora Offers To Step In!

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As fight fans may well have read by now, Alexander Povetkin has unfortunately tested positive for Covid-19 and he will not be fighting Dillian Whyte in their November 21 return fight as scheduled. This is a bad blow – to Povetkin, to Whyte and to boxing fans – but first and foremost we must all wish Povetkin a swift and full recovery.… read full article “Povetkin Tests Positive, Out Of Whyte Rematch – But Chisora Offers To Step In!”

Povetkin withdraws from Whyte fight, tests positive for COVID 19

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Former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin has tested positive for COVID 19 and won’t be fighting Deillian Whyte in their scheduled rematch on November 21st at the Wembley Arena in London, England.

Whyte (27-2, 18 KOs) will now need to wait until January for the rematch with the powerful Russian Povetkin (35-2-1, 25 KOs) to take place, according to his promoter Eddie Hearn.… read full article “Povetkin withdraws from Whyte fight, tests positive for COVID 19”