Originally Posted by BrooklynBomber
Happy Birthday to the new heavyweight champion of the world Alexander Povetkin!
I didn't think he was undisputed, but unified. There were a few Champions that he didn't fight, like Ruiz and Byrd. I don't think he ever held the WBO title and held the WBA only for 3-4 months-you might say from the time he beat Holyfield, until his next fight when he already hadn't got it any more. Sooo he held 3 titles at the same time (WBC with the WBA and IBF which he'd won with the Holyfield victory) for a total of 4 months, and 2 titles (WBC and IBF) for 2.5 years.
For the vast majority of his career he was only the WBC Champion......that is....according to Boxrec........... So, to ME, that's not undisputed. I appreciate being corrected.