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Bermane Stiverne: Povetkin is a Couple Notches Above Arreola

Former WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne (25-2-1) is looking forward to his upcoming fight against Alexander Povetkin (30-1). The WBC recently ordered the two fighters to face each other for t...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter: Stiverne Talks Continue, We Have Until 9/30

According to Andrey Ryabinsky, who promotes Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin, the ongoing negotiations for the mandatory fight with Bermane Stiverne are still ongoing and both sides have u...Read More

Video: Bermane Stiverne Discusses Alexander Povetkin Bout

Bermane Stiverne Video Interview - Ivan Kirpa, trainer of Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin, says his boxer is expecting a tough bout with former world champion Bermane Stiverne, who is bas...Read More

Povetkin's Coach: We Are Not Overlooking Stiverne, He's Tough

Ivan Kirpa, trainer of Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin, says his boxer is expecting a tough bout with former world champion Bermane Stiverne, who is based in Las Vegas. ...Read More

Roy Jones Jr. is Pleased Comrade Povetkin is Back in The Mix

Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr., who obtained Russian citizenship last year, is pleased that his countryman Alexander Povetkin is back in the mix for the heavyweight crown. ...Read More

Povetkin-Stiverne Talks Are "Extremely Difficult" - Purse Bid Likely

According to Andrey Ryabinsky, who promotes Alexander Povetkin, the ongoing negotiations with Don King, for the mandatory fight with Bermane Stiverne - are extremely difficult and a purse bid is likel...Read More

Stiverne: I'll Knock Povetkin Out, Get Revenge on Deontay Wilder!

The top two ranked heavyweights by the World Boxing Council (WBC), No. 1 Alexander Povetkin and No. 2 Bermane Stiverne, have recently been ordered to fight for the interim WBC heavyweight title. The ...Read More

Don King: Povetkin-Stiverne Can Go To Russia, Putin is My Friend

LAS VEGAS -- The architect and impresario behind the legendary The Rumble In the Jungle and Thrilla in Manila and countless other historic classic boxing events, Hall of Fame promoter, Don King, has p...Read More

Deontay Wilder's Manager: The Goal is Still To Unify The Division

As previously reported by BoxingScene.com, Alexander Povetkin will not be suspended for testing positive for a trace of meldonium in the weeks leading up to a planned mandatory title fight against WBC...Read More

Povetkin vs. Stiverne Targeted For Barclays Center in New York

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, Alexander Povetkin's promoter, Andrey Ryabinsky of World of Boxing, revealed his interest in heading to the United States to stage a mandatory fight with Ber...Read More

Povetkin-Stiverne Could Take Place in America, Says Ryabinsky

A few days ago, the World Boxing Council ordered a mandatory showdown for the WBC interim-heavyweight title, between top contenders Alexander Povetkin and Bermane Stiverne. ...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter Feels Wilder Should Be 'Champion in Recess'

Promoter Andrey Ryabinsky believes the World Boxing Council (WBC) should have made Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36KOs) the "champion in recess" if he is unable to fight due to a serious injury. ...Read More

Povetkin vs. Stiverne Ordered For WBC Interim, Wilder Title Shot

On May 15, 2016, the WBC granted Champion Deontay Wilder the right to make a voluntary defense of his World Title, which took place on July 16, 2016. In connection with that defense, Champion Wilder ...Read More

Wilder vs. Povetkin - WBC Finally Issues Full Ruling on Failed Test

The WBC heavyweight championship of the world was scheduled to be contested on May 21, 2016 in Russia. The Bout was Champion Deontay Wilder’s mandatory defense of his title against Mandatory Challeng...Read More

Povetkin Kept in Mandatory Position To Deontay Wilder's Title

The World Boxing Council has released their ratings for the month of August and Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22KOs) has retained his mandatory position, sitting at number one, t...Read More

Wilder Frustrated With WBC, Vows 'Real Beatdown' For Povetkin

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36KOs) is confused as to why it's taking the World Boxing Council several months to issue a ruling on Alexander Povetkin. ...Read More

WBC Prez: Povetkin-Wilder Situation To Be Resolved Soon

Over the weekend BoxingScene.com caught up with WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. ...Read More

Wilder Says He’s Not Distracted by Povetkin Legal Drama

Deontay Wilder was supposed to defend his heavyweight title in May in Russia against his most accomplished opponent, mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin. Instead, he’ll be fighting at home in Alab...Read More

Wilder vs. Povetkin: WBC Gives Update on Investigation

On June 14, 2016, the WBC assembled and convened an Emergency Review Committee that included scientific, medical and legal advisors. The Committee reviewed and discussed the information available con...Read More

Povetkin Regrets Hiring Teddy Atlas, Expects Legal Win Over Wilder

A few years ago, Russian heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22 KOs) retained the services of veteran trainer Teddy Atlas. The two worked with each other for a short time and parted ways p...Read More