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Chagaev's Trainer Expects Povetkin Clash To Happen

By Ruslan Chikov

Michael Timm, trainer of Uzbek heavyweight Ruslan Chagaev, expects his boxer to return in a "title fight with Alexander Povetkin." As BoxingScene.com reported on Wednesday, the WBA will likely make Wladimir Klitschko their "super champion" at heavyweight, which in turn makes the "regular" title vacant. Chagaev, the mandatory challenger, would face number two ranked Povetkin for the vacant title. Povetkin's promoter, Sauerland Event, is discussing the fight with Universum, who handle Chagaev. A date of August 27 in Erfurt is rumored but not confirmed.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by The Hammer on 07-07-2011

[QUOTE=Chillman;10801554]The Sauerland show on August 27 is shaping up nicely if that becomes reality. Helenius vs Liakhovich Povetkin vs Chagaev for the WBA regular title Jones vs Hernandez for the WBA cruiserweight title Cunningham vs TBA for the IBF cruiserweight…

Comment by Chillman on 07-07-2011

The Sauerland show on August 27 is shaping up nicely if that becomes reality. Helenius vs Liakhovich Povetkin vs Chagaev for the WBA regular title Jones vs Hernandez for the WBA cruiserweight title Cunningham vs TBA for the IBF cruiserweight…

Comment by Khmelnytsky on 07-07-2011

Possibly on Auguest 27? Didn't expect it to be that soon that would be great. This fight and the Vitali-Adamek fight a week apart.

Comment by From on 07-07-2011

Well, if a fake belt is what it takes to get Povetkin to fight another decent fighter, I guess we'll just have suck it up.

Comment by paulf on 07-07-2011

I hope Chagaev can get fit/healthy enough to put up a good fight. He was really lethargic against Walker.

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