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Evander Holyfield Targets The Povetkin-Chagaev Winner

By Ruslan Chikov

Four-time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, 48-years-old, is trying to secure the winner of Saturday's fight between Alexander Povetkin and Ruslan Chagaev, who battle for the WBA's "regular" heavyweight title in Germany. Holyfield told German reporter Georg Ebro that he recently held a meeting in Germany with Povetkin's promoter Kalle Sauerland to discuss the possibility of facing Povetkin, if he wins the fight.

"I want the winner of the world championship fight between Alexander Povetkin and Ruslan Chagaev. The fight between Chagaev and Povetkin is very interesting. Teddy Atlas is a very good trainer. Povetkin is the favorite for me. He was an Olympic champion and world amateur champion, and he's undefeated. I love boxing and I feel fit. My dream is to become world champion again," Holyfield said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TaurusJ27 on 08-26-2011

He's probably thinking this will get him a fight with one of the klitschkos.

Comment by -Johannes- on 08-26-2011

Lol please don't.

Comment by tlarry on 08-26-2011

Then we don't have to talk about it. How tough can it be to get your title shot Evander. You've been talking about it for 4 years, you quit against Tank Williams. You beat up Neilson who hadn't fought in…

Comment by Spray_resistant on 08-26-2011

He would do that, and possibly win.

Comment by nycsmooth on 08-26-2011

Can't we get all the world commishes not to let Holy fight any more before he's almost like Benitez...too bad he has 20 illegitmate kids and a house 1/2 Atlanta can live in, his need for $$ is not a…

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