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Glazkov To Help Klitschko Prepare for Povetkin Defense

By Gregory Stangrit

28-year-old undefeated Ukrainian heavyweight prospect Vyacheslav Glazkov (15-0-1, 11KOs) has accepted an offer to become one of the sparring partners to WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO heavyweight championWladimir Klitschko, who on October 5 will defend his titles against "regular" WBA champion Alexander Povetkin at Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

"Just the other day I got a call from the CEO of K2 Promotions Ukraine, Alexander Krasiuk, and he proposed for me to come over and spar with Vladimir Klitschko. I agreed. I will help him prepare for the fight against Alexander Povetkin," Glazkov told Segondnya Sports.

Gregory Stangrit covers boxing for Allboxing.ru

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dr.Eisenfaust on 08-21-2013

Now that is indeed some very good sparring. I don#t if Chagaev can also fight with an orthodox stance. If I had to fight Povetkin, I will choose at least those fighters : - Odlanier Solis ( amazing for handling…

Comment by Freedom. on 08-21-2013

High-quality sparring for Glazkov too, he said the sparring with Adamek was good for him. He looked sharp in his last fight, albeit against a clubfighter in Jolley. I wish he'd sign with K-2 and be managed properly like Golovkin…

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