Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

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…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (24)
Top Headlines Canelo-Golovkin 24/7 To Debut on August 26, on HBO Tim Tszyu Puts Away Chris Khan in Two Rounds Ismail Muwendo, Seniesa Estrada Pick Up Wins in Anaheim Verdejo To Stay Busy While Flanagan Situation is Sorted Out Tyson: McGregor's Gonna Get Killed; Dumb to Accept Boxing Rules! Gennady Golovkin Links With Chivas Regal For Chivas Fight Club Frank Warren Wins Damages Against Chris Eubank Jr. Top Rank VP: We'd Love Lomachenko-Salido II As Soon as Possible Butler-Hall II, Davies-Farrell, Fielding-Brophy on September 30 Greorge Groves vs. Jamie Cox on October 14 in London, WBSS McGregor: I Can Fight in Many Stances, Mayweather Has One Heiland: I Don't Feel Like The Underdog With Charlo, I'm Confident Broner: I Bet They Won't Bet Against Me Again After This Fight! Randy Couture: Mayweather Will NOT Knock McGregor Out Mike Tyson Says Molestation Incident Was a Motivator To Box Frampton: Selby is a Natural Fight To Make, The Timing is Right Haye: Before You Criticize Parker, Take a Good Look at Joshua! Abel Sanchez on What McGregor Must Do To Beat Mayweather Enrico Koelling Helping Erik Skoglund Prepare For Callum Smith Maybe there are worse things in boxing than Mayweather-McGregor Mayweather Vows: This Fight Won't Be Dull - It's Kill or Be Killed! Carlos Molina Hits Santo Domingo For Carlos Adames Clash Eddie Alvarez: McGregor Has Very Real Shot To KO Floyd Early Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Plans October Return, Eyes Martin Murray Cortez: McGregor a Very Powerful Puncher, Has Great Potential Amanda Serrano is Latest To Consider a Jump To MMA McGregor: Conditioning is Not an Issue Against Mayweather Jessie Magdaleno vs. Cesar Juarez Clash is Close For October Holyfield: Joshua Must Think About His Image, Forget Tyson Fury Kyoguchi Wins IBF World Title: Ryoichi Taguchi, Kono Get KO Wins Eubank Sr: James DeGale is "Suspect" For Not Entering WBSS Omar Figueroa: Mayweather-McGregor a Joke, Slap in The Face Garcia Open to Staying at 140, Moving Up to 147 After Broner Charlo: Jacobs Exploited Golovkin's Flaws, Better Than Canelo Daily Bread Mailbag: Mayweather-McGregor, Ward-Stevenson Frank Warren on Haye-Ringstar TV Deal, Signings in The UK Aloyan Gets WBC Belt in Second Pro Fight, Fedor Chudinov Wins Wilder's Manager Concerned That Stiverne Missed His Drug Test Mayweather: I Can't Move Like I Did Before, I'm Going Toe To Toe! Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson: Roots of a Success Story
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement