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Hearn: Joshua-Povetkin Happens in UK, We Won't Go To Russia

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, promoter Eddie Hearn has a three fight plan in 2018 for IBF, IBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs). The first fight of that plan will t...Read More

David Price Agrees to Fight Povetkin on Joshua-Parker Undercard

David Price wants a shot to rejuvenate his heavyweight career against Alexander Povetkin. England’s Price told Sky Sports on Wednesday that he has accepted promoter Eddie Hearn’s offer to oppose Povet...Read More

Hearn Offers Alexander Povetkin Slot On Joshua vs. Parker Card

Alexander Povetkin could fight in the UK soon after being offered the chance by Matchroom. The WBA’s number one heavyweight contender, who is the official mandatory challenger to unified champion Anth...Read More

Mansour: Povetkin is Capable of Beating Any Heavyweight

Tough heavyweight contender Amir Mansour believes Olympic gold medal winner (33-1, 23 KOs) Alexander Povetkin is one of the best heavyweights in the world, and capable of defeating anyone in the divis...Read More

Nelson: Joshua Should Fight Parker, Povetkin or Pulev, Then Haye

Former world champion and Sky Sports expert analyst Johnny Nelson has given his take on who IBF, IBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) should face in the upcoming new year. It ap...Read More

Froch: Povetkin vs. Whyte Should Happen - Winner Gets Joshua

Former super middleweight champion and Sky Sports expert analyst Carl Froch expects a very big year for IBF, IBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs). First up for Joshua, is a like...Read More

Trainer: Povetkin Not The Same Fighter Since PED Suspension

According to veteran trainer Fiodor Lapin, Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin has lost some of his accuracy and punching power and is not in the same physical former that he was - prior to t...Read More

Povetkin's Former Coach Holds Nose at Recent Win, Saw Flaws

Alexander Zimin, the former head trainer of Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin (33-1, 23 KOs), criticized the current coaching staff of the Russian boxer after his most recent win over Chris...Read More

Hammer Praises Povetkin, Hopes He Beats Joshua or Parker

Heavyweight contender Christian Hammer has given high praise to Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin (33-1, 23 KOs). Povetkin dominated Hammer over twelve rounds on December 15th in Russia in ...Read More

Povetkin Pays $250,000 Fine To WBC For Failed Drug Test

The World Boxing Council has confirmed that Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin of Russia fully satisfied a $250,000 fine for a failed drug test. The WBC will use the money towards the furthe...Read More

WBA Confirm: Povetkin is Now The Mandatory To Joshua

Russia - In his arguably most important fight in several years, Russian Alexander Povetkin (33-1, 23 KOs) secured a one-sided yet workmanlike unanimous decision over Romanian Christian Hammer (22-5, 1...Read More

Alexander Povetkin Dominates Hammer - In Line For Joshua, Parker

DIVS, Ekaterinburg - In a WBA, WBO final eliminator, Alexander Povetkin (33-1, 23 KOs) won a one-sided twelve round unanimous decision over Christian Hammer (22-5, 12 KOs). With the victory, Povetkin ...Read More

Photos: Alexander Povetkin, Christian Hammer - Ready For War

Povetkin, Hammer Photos Gallery - Alexander Povetkin can blast his way back into heavyweight world title contention when he faces Christian Hammer, live on Sky Sports. The Russian faces Hammer in his ...Read More

Povetkin Hoping Victory With Hammer Secures Joshua Title Shot

Former world champion Alexander Povetkin (32-1, 23 KOs) is hoping that a victory in his upcoming eliminator with Christina Hammer will lead to a world title showdown. Povetkin will collide with Hammer...Read More

Wilder: Povetkin and Ortiz are Back - I'd Love To Fight Those Guys!

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) is very open to the idea of fighting two of his past opponents who fell out - Alexander Povetkin and Luis Ortiz. Both Povetkin and Ortiz were sch...Read More

Hearn: Povetkin-Hammer Could Become Eliminator For Joshua

Eddie Hearn, promoter for WBA, IBO, IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs), has revealed that the upcoming fight between Alexander Povetkin and Christian Hammer could very well get san...Read More

Povetkin vs. Fujimoto Clash Will Happen - If Hammer Pulls Out

MOSCOW, November 25. / Corr. TASS Igor Lazorin. Japanese boxer Kyotaro Fujimoto signed a contract and will be the reserve rival of Russian Alexander Povetkin in case Romanian Christian Hammer refuses ...Read More

BJ Flores Sets Record Straight on Alexander Povetkin Fight

Heavyweight contender BJ Flores (34-3-1) read an article on BoxingScene.com this morning with amusement. According to the article by Alexey Sukachev, Flores is on standby in case, if for any reason, C...Read More

Alexander Povetkin vs. Christian Hammer - Full Card is Set

Ekaterinburg, the jewel of Ural, is getting ready for one of its biggest cards in history on December 15. There will be no major title fights – as was the case several years ago when then-WBO middlewe...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter: Stiverne Was in No Condition To Face Wilder

Promoter Andrei Ryabinsky of World of Boxing was shaking his head while watching last Saturday's rematch between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and mandatory challenger Bermane Stiverne, whic...Read More