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Povetkin Questions Whether Wilder Actually Intended To Fight Him

Former WBA 'regular' heavyweight world champion Alexander Povetkin is wondering if World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder was actually intending to follow through with their fight. ...Read More

DiBella: Haye's Last Bout Hard To Watch, Not in Running For Wilder

Promoter Lou DiBella says former two division world champion David Haye is not currently being considered for a showdown with WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35KOs). ...Read More

Kauffman Rips Wilder: Took The Easy Way Out, I Beat Arreola's Ass!

Heavyweight contender Travis Kauffman (30-1, 22KOs) was fuming when he found out Chris Arreola is the current frontrunner to challenge WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35KOs) in the summ...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter: WBC's Investigation Will Take a Few Months

Moscow - The World Boxing Council’s (WBC) probe into doping case of Russian heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin, whose Sample A and B tested positive for banned substance meldonium, may take up to tw...Read More

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

Deontay Wilder-Chris Arreola in Play For Summer Showdown

Sources with knowledge of the discussions have advised BoxingScene.com that Chris Arreola is the current frontrunner to challenger WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35KOs). ...Read More

Gerald Washington: Deontay Wilder Title Fight is 'Very Possible'

Unbeaten heavyweight contender Gerald Washington believes a fight with WBC world champion Deontay Wilder is 'very possible' in the coming months. On Wednesday Wilder was granted permission from the Wo...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

Deontay Wilder Has a Dance Card to Fill; Why Not David Haye?

Sometimes you do everything right and it doesn’t work out. Many assumed WBC heavyweight Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KO) would avoid mandatory contender Alexander Povetkin, especially if Team Povetkin won...Read More

David Haye Has No Problem Getting a Crack at Deontay Wilder

DAVID HAYE would have no problem being fast tracked into a world title fight with Deontay Wilder - if Alexander Povetkin is proven to be a drugs cheat. ...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