Weigh-In Results from Moscow:
– Alexander Povetkin 105.1 kg vs Mike Perez 109.1 kg
– Grigory Drozd 90.6 kg vs Lukasz Janik 90.7 kg
– Rakhim Chakhkiev 90.4 kg vs Junior Anthony Wright 89.8 kg
– Dmitri Kudryashov 90.7 kg vs Vikapita Meroro 90.8 kg
– Svetlana Kulakov 64.1 kg vs Marie Riderer 62.8 kg
– Dmitry Bivol 80.7 kg vs Joe Vegas of 81.5 kg
– Ramzan Baysarov 71.5 kg – Andrei Polyakov 69.4 kg
– Manuel Charr , 114.6 kg vs Alex Leapai 114.6 kg
Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez battle it out on May 22nd in a highly anticipated WBC eliminatory fight, with the winner then matched up against WBC Champion, Deontay Wilder.
Perez (21-1-1, 13 KOs), aged 29, originally from Cuba and now an Ireland resident, lost by a close decision against Bryant Jennings in last July, then he defeated Darnell Wilson in February 5th, which was his first bout trained plus prepared by Robert Garcia.
Povetkin, from Russia (28-1, 20 KOs), has only one lost and it was against Wladimir Klitschko in 2013. Then, in 2014 he knocked out to Manuel Char and Carlos Takam, the last contest, with the WBC Silver title on the line.
So in this WBC eliminatory match the WBC Silver Belt is up for grabs! This futuristic war games combat, will be broadcasted live by ESPN.