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Povetkin Not Backing Down: We'll Do Everything To Get Wilder!

Olympic gold medal winner and former WBA 'regular' heavyweight world champion Alexander Povetkin is not backing down from a showdown with WBC heavyweight king Deontay Wilder. ...Read More

Roy Jones Jr. Backs Countryman Povetkin, Says He's Not To Blame

Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. has come out in support of his countryman, Alexander Povetkin or Russia, in the ongoing doping scandal related to the mandatory clash with WBC heavywe...Read More

Deontay Wilder Wants WBC To Rule on Povetkin Sooner Than Later

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35KOs) can choose his next opponent in defending his World Boxing Council title. ...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter Embraces WBC Ruling on Deontay Wilder

Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35KOs) can choose his next opponent in defending his World Boxing Council title. Wilder was scheduled to fight mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin on May...Read More

Deontay Wilder Granted Permission To Make Voluntary By WBC

WBC World Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder was scheduled to fight Mandatory Challenger Alexander Povetkin on May 21, 2016. On May 13, 2016, the Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency (“VADA”) reported that M...Read More

Wilder Moves On From Povetkin, Plans Midsummer Ring Return

Deontay Wilder would have much rather been in the ring tonight than watching any given boxing telecast from his living room couch. The timing of the fourth defense of his heavyweight title didn’t work...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter Eyes New Wilder Date Before Year's End

Andrei Ryabinsky, promoter of Olympic gold medal winner and former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin, is hoping to finalize a new date for a mandatory bout with WBC champion Deontay Wilder b...Read More

Frank Warren: Povetkin Cost Boxing More Than World Title Fight

The Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin is the latest of a string of top boxers who have been juicing up on illegal substances and unfortunately his positive test for compatriot Maria Sharapova’s t...Read More

Deontay Wilder Warns Ryabinsky: I Want My 4.6 Million or Lawsuit!

Deontay Wilder is getting his lawyers ready, because the WBC heavyweight champion wants the money that he was due for the mandatory fight with Alexander Povetkin....Read More

Wilder: This is Not Povetkin's First Time, Man Up and Admit Use!

Deontay Wilder says he still wants to beat Alexander Povetkin despite the postponement of their WBC heavyweight showdown. American Wilder (36-0-35KOs) was due to head to Moscow this week for the fourt...Read More

Wilder: No Drug Would Save Povetkin From an Ass Whipping!

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35KOs) is still in shock with the recent turns of events which saw his mandatory fight with Alexander Povetkin get canceled. ...Read More

Roach Says Alexander Povetkin is a Honest Guy, Good Athlete

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach was present at Monday's press conference in Moscow, Russia - where World of Boxing CEO Andrei Ryabinsky met with the media to discuss the situation with Olympic gold...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter: Wilder is NOT Getting Paid Until He Fights!

No Pay for Deontay. World of Boxing CEO Andrei Ryabinsky, who promotes Olympic gold medal winner and former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin, is not going to pay WBC heavyweight champion De...Read More

Photos: Povetkin, Ryabinsky, Lebedev-Ramirez Moscow Presser

Povetkin, Ryabinsky, Lebdev, Ramirez, Presser - MOSCOW — Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin denied taking meldonium Monday after a failed doping test caused his fight against WBC champion Deontay ...Read More

Povetkin, Ryabinsky Vow To Announce New Wilder Fight Date

MOSCOW — Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin denied taking meldonium Monday after a failed doping test caused his fight against WBC champion Deontay Wilder to be postponed....Read More

"Fighting Words" - Wilder-Povetkin: The Negatives of a Positive

by David P. Greisman - Deontay Wilder was supposed to be in Moscow this week. He was supposed to be days away from stepping into the ring with Alexander Povetkin, the mandatory challenger to Wilder’s ...Read More

Joseph Parker: Boxing Must Be Drug Free, I Look Forward To Tests

Joseph Parker has reaffirmed his commitment to drug-free boxing, in the wake of Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin's positive drug test. Povetkin, an Olympic gold medallist and former WBA world ch...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter Ready To Sue Team Wilder, Force Mandatory

World of Boxing CEO Andrei Ryabinsky, who promotes Olympic gold medal winner and former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin, is ready to lawyer up and force the mandatory fight with WBC heavyw...Read More

Takam's Promoter Wonders if Povetkin Used PED Against Them

The promoter for dangerous heavyweight Carlos Takam is now questioning his fighter's knockout defeat to Alexander Povetkin, who on Sunday lost his scheduled shot at WBC champion Deontay Wilder after t...Read More

Wilder's Manager: Povetkin Fight is Off, Not Postponed - Off!

Jay Deas, the manager and trainer of WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, is countering the continued comments from Alexander Povetkin's promoter Andrei Ryabinsky - who claims their mandatory figh...Read More