Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Chagaev Admits Defeat, Lays His Praise on Povetkin - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  8/28/2011       Read more by Ruslan Chikov         
   
Chagaev Admits Defeat, Lays His Praise on Povetkin
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

By Ruslan Chikov

Former world champion Ruslan Chagaev is not making any excuses about Saturday's unanimous decision loss to Alexander Povetkin in Germany. With the victory, Povetkin captured the WBA's vacant "regular" title at heavyweight. Chagaev did well in the fight, hurting Povetkin with hard left hands in the sixth and seventh rounds. Chagaev will rest, regroup and then he wants his promoter, Universum, to line up several dates. He wants to stay very active.

"Povetkin picked the right tactics and worked on them 100%. I'm not finished. Yes, in the sixth round Povetkin was hit, but he collected himself and put on a good defense. However, it was my fault. That's life. In life as in sports, you win and lose. Not everything works out the way that you want it to. But we are not going to give up, I need to keep working. I should have more fights, and I hope that my promoter will organize them. I need more practice in the ring to avoid downtime," Chagaev told Alexander Pavlov.

Tags: Ruslan Chagaev , Alexander Povetkin , Povetkin-Chagaev , Povetkin vs Chagaev



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by Grinderman, on 08-28-2011
Chagaev would have won if he wasn't so rusty, but his timing was off. He still hurt Povetkin more than Povetkin hurt him. I was very impressed by Liakhovich, who came to fight and looked more like the guy who fought Brewster than we've seen from him for awhile. Helenius's great power and h...

comment by Grinderman, on 08-28-2011
[QUOTE=karia2]Whats wrong with the heavy weight division, really!!! apart from the very few fit atheltic heavy weights, the rest are just overweight, awkward, unconditoned, sluggish Sumo wrestlers. The HW division is dead, with all these boring fighters. Klitchsko's are good, but you know aswe...

Sumo or Boxers
comment by karia2, on 08-28-2011
Whats wrong with the heavy weight division, really!!! apart from the very few fit atheltic heavy weights, the rest are just overweight, awkward, unconditoned, sluggish Sumo wrestlers. The HW division is dead, with all these boring fighters. Klitchsko's are good, but you know aswell as I do tha...

comment by GoogleMe, on 08-28-2011
Great fights last night, but I were not impressed - maybe just bad matchups, dunno - but I'm far from impressed-

comment by Tiozzo, on 08-28-2011
if Chagaev wasn't such a one-handed fighter, maybe he could be a force in the division, but aside of that left hook, he has nothing, not even a jab he was looking to land his left hook all night yesterday Povetkin could have made it an easier fight by sticking his right hand to his chin and...

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (5) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Khan: I'm Bigger Than Maidana/O...
  Anthony Joshua Eyes World Title...
  Jorge Linares is Ready For Anyt...
  Luis Concecpion Targeting Carlo...
  Demetrius Hopkins Jailed After ...
  Broner Baits Maidana: Maybe I K...
  Pascal Expects Plenty of Firewo...
  Golovkin Says Time is Not Right...
  Roman Gonzalez Targets Narvaez ...
  Velez wants Loma/Walters/Gonzal...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.