By Ruslan Chikov
According to manager and promoter Vladimir Hryunov, WBA "regular" heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16KOs) may possibly return on July 21 in Moscow, Russia. Povetkin was going to face mandatory challenger Hasim Rahman on July 14th in Hamburg, but the event was canceled when Rahman withdrew with a training injury.
"Right now we are considering various options for Alexander's next fight and one of them could be a fight in Moscow, possibly on July 21. I think staging a fight involving Alexander Povetkin in Moscow will create a lot of interest with boxing fans," Hryunov said.