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Alexander Povetkin's B-Sample To Be Opened on February 1

According to WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman, his organization will open Alexander Povetkin's B-sample on February 1. Last month, the World Boxing Council announced that Povetkin's B-sample, in connec...Read More

Alexander Povetkin - Opening of The B-Sample is Postponed

The testing saga continues for heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin. On Tuesday, the World Boxing Council announced that Povetkin's B-sample, in connection to his VADA drug test on December 6th, ...Read More

Don King Says $2 Million Lost in Povetkin vs. Stiverne Fallout

According to veteran promoter Don King, his side lost close to $2 million as a result of the canceled fight between his heavyweight, Bermand Stiverne, and Russia's Alexander Povetkin. ...Read More

Alexander Povetkin's B-Sample Will Be Opened on January 5

On December 16, 2016, VADA notified the WBC that Alexander Povetkin’s anti-doping test taken from his December 6, 2016, “A” Sample pursuant to the WBC Clean Boxing Program (“CBP”) yielded an adverse a...Read More

Povetkin Will Be Deposed in Wilder Lawsuits in January

According to the attorney for promoter Andrei Ryabinsky of World of Boxing, Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin will travel to New York City in early January to be deposed in a pair of lawsui...Read More

Povetkin's B-Sample Will Be Opened in January, Says Ryabinsky

The B-Sample to Alexander Povetkin's failed random drug test, from December 6th, will be opened in January, according to his promoter Andrey Ryabinsky from World of Boxing. ...Read More

Stiverne Says Team Povetkin's Claim of Low Ratio is Irrelevant

According to former heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne, the small numerical figure involved in Alexander Povetkin's failed test is irrelevant. Povetkin was originally scheduled to face Stiverne fo...Read More

Don King Not Sure if He Will File a Lawsuit Over Povetkin Fallout

Veteran promoter Don King has not yet made up his mind about filing a lawsuit against his promotional rival Andrei Ryabinsky of Russia - over the recent mess involving Olympic gold medal winner Alexan...Read More

Stiverne's Trainer Not Ruling Out Povetkin Fight - If He's Clean

Last Saturday night in Russia, boxing fans watched heavyweight Alexander Povetkin score a knockout victory over France's Johann Duhaupas in six rounds. Povetkin was originally scheduled to face Canada...Read More

Closing in On Year's End: BoxingScene Ratings Update

Heavyweight: Alexander Povetkin’s failed drug test result scuttled a fight with Bermane Stiverne (who also tested positive for a PED on the way to their proposed fight). Stiverne’s test result was alr...Read More

Povetkin's Drug Test From December 13 Comes Back Clean

A new twist in the drug testing saga of Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin, who is accused of doping violations. On Saturday, December 17, Povetkin knocked out France's Johann Duhaupas in six roun...Read More

Ryabinsky Admits The Povetkin Mess is Bad, Career is at Risk

Andrey Ryabinsky, who promotes Olympic gold medal winner and former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin, admits the entire situation with his fighter looks really bad on the outside. ...Read More

WBC Prez: Stiverne Can't Become Interim-Champ Without a Fight

World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman rejected the possibility of making Bermane Stiverne the WBC interim-heavyweight champion after the cancellation of the fight against Alexander Povetkin...Read More

Team Povetkin Suspect Tainted Meat, Plan Polygraph Tests

The entire team of Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin, who is accused of doping violations, will take a polygraph test this week, his promoter Andrei Ryabinsky said Tuesday....Read More

Vitali Klitschko on Povetkin: He Lost His Credibility With The Fans

Former World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko is almost as a loss for words when discussing the current situation with Alexander Povetkin (31-1-0, 23 KO’s), who is a former Olympic...Read More

Stiverne: 'They' Knew All Along That Povetkin Would Test Positive

Former WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne had a feeling that something strange was going on last week - and then he was hit with the news that Alexander Povetkin testing positive for banned sub...Read More

WBC: Povetkin Investigation To Be Completed By Early 2017

According to World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman, the latest PED investigation into Alexander Povetkin (31-1-0, 23 KO’s) will be completed by early 2017....Read More

Don King Preparing Lawsuit Against Povetkin, Ryabinsky

According to overseas sources, veteran promoter Don King is preparing to gain a measure of revenge by filing a lawsuit against his promotional rival Andrei Ryabinsky of Russia....Read More

Wilder Won’t Discuss Povetkin's 2nd Failed PED Test in 7 Months

Deontay Wilder surely has plenty to say about Alexander Povetkin failing another performance-enhancing drug test. In a complete departure from the norm, though, the talkative heavyweight champion has ...Read More

Photos: Alexander Povetkin With Violent Knockout of Duhaupas

Povetkin vs. Duhaupas Photo Gallery - Alexander Povetkin didn’t win the WBC interim heavyweight title Saturday, nor did he win many fans worldwide. He did beat Johann Duhaupas, a last-second substitut...Read More