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Tony Thompson: Given Chance, I'll Knock Povetkin the F*** Out!

Tony Thompson won’t think twice about traveling to Moscow or facing an opponent that repeatedly has failed tests for performance-enhancing drugs. The veteran heavyweight contender is more than willing...Read More

BJ Flores May Land on Briggs-Oquendo, Povetkin Possible for July 2

Former cruiserweight contender BJ Flores (33-3-1) began the second phase of his career as a heavyweight in February when he destroyed Jeremy Bates in the first round of their main event fight. Flore...Read More

Alexander Povetkin Appealing PED Suspension By The WBC

According to World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman, former heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin has appealed his suspension by the sanctioning body. As BoxingScene.com reported earlier t...Read More

Alexander Povetkin Ring Return Set For July 1 in Moscow

Former heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin will return to the ring on July 2 in Russia, according to his promoter Andrei Ryabinsky. The boxer is slated to fight an opponent who is ranked in the to...Read More

WBC Ruling: Alexander Povetkin Suspended, Must Pay $250K Fine

A mandatory WBC World Heavyweight Championship fight was scheduled to be contested on May 21, 2016 in Moscow, Russia between WBC World Champion Deontay Wilder and Alexander Povetkin. (the “World Cham...Read More

Promoter: Povetkin Will Continue Career, Target Other Titles

As previously reported, a United States jury ruled that heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin of Russia had been consuming meldonium after the performance enhancing drug was put on the prohibited list....Read More

DiBella: We Won Wilder's Lawsuit Against Povetkin, Promoter

Deontay Wilder didn’t get the chance to beat Alexander Povetkin in the ring, but he did defeat him in court. Promoter Lou DiBella sent out a Tweet on Monday afternoon that indicated a jury in a Manhat...Read More

Wilder: Povetkin Trial Hasn't Hurt Preparation for Washington

NEW YORK – Deontay Wilder has spent the past week in Manhattan, attending a civil trial from which he hopes to win $5 million in damages. It’s been a tedious process, an admitted distraction. Wilder i...Read More

Wilder, Povetkin Legal Teams Make Opening Statements at Trial

WBO heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin battled in court on Tuesday, at a trial over a title bout that was called off after the Russian tested positive...Read More

Wilder vs. Povetkin Legal Battle Will Head To a Jury Trial

The legal battle between heavyweights Deontay Wilder and Alexander Povetkin is heading to a jury, according to attorney Alexei Karpenko, who is representing the interests of Povetkin and his promoter ...Read More

Luis Ortiz-Bermane Stiverne in Line For WBC Eliminator

The recent fallout of Alexander Povetkin has now placed Luis Ortiz (27-0, 23 KOs) is position for a final WBC world title eliminator - if he decides to go in that direction....Read More

Povetkin's Promoter Disputes Positive Finding on B-Sample

The B-sample of Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin, as expected, has tested positive for the banned drug ostarine following the disclosure of results analyzed in a Los Angeles laboratory. T...Read More

Russian Lawmaker Vows To Fight For Rights of Alexander Povetkin

The doping scandal surrounding Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin was "a provocation," said Mikhail Degtyaryov, a lawmaker who heads the Russian lower chamber’s sports committee. "The provocation agains...Read More

Wilder Hopes The WBC Comes Down on Alexander Povetkin

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) is hoping the World Boxing Council comes hammering down with the right punishment on Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin (31-1-0, 23 KO’...Read More

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