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Alexander Povetkin Could Return on July 21 in Moscow

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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jray100k on 06-30-2012

Pov should give Holyfield a shot. Holyfield would take the fight. He already tried to make it happen last yr and he is ready today. Heck, Holyfield is just as good; if not better than Rahman. In my opinion, win,…

Comment by NearHypnos on 06-29-2012

Why does he even have "various options"...

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