Huck: Alexander Povetkin Will Defeat Wladimir Klitschko

By Alexander Pavlov

WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck is picking his Sauerland Event stablemate, Alexander Povetkin (26-0, 18KOs), to defeat IBO/WBO/IBF/WBA champion Wladimir Klitschko (60-3, 51KOs) on October 5th in Moscow, Russia. Huck lost a controversial twelve round decision to Povetkin in early 2012. He says the fact Povetkin is not afraid is a key factor in the match. Huck states that most of Wladimir's opponents were terrified before they even entered the ring.

"I think Povetkin is going to beat Klitschko, and it's really because he is not afraid of Wladimir. All of the recent contenders who faced Klitschko, they lost before entering the ring. In fact, they were experiencing fear and they surrendered without putting up a fight," Huck said.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by cupocity303 on 06-13-2013

[SIZE="3"]Povetkin not scared unlike those others who were scared before they even got in the ring with Wlad? Heck, Povetkin has been scared, that's why he hasn't been in the ring with Wlad and bowed out on multiple occasions. He…

Comment by Tuavale on 06-13-2013

Huck is just saying that because he deserved to win against Povetkin so it propels him up should Povetkin win. I'm not sure if Klitschko eliminated his weakness that peaked through (alright, busted out) with Sanders, Brewster and Peter1 but…

Comment by ddangerous on 06-13-2013

I don't think so. I think he is going to get pummeled.

Comment by gauze on 06-13-2013

povetkin isn't afraid of klitschko...which is why he pulled out twice in the past.

Comment by Hitman932 on 06-13-2013

[QUOTE=jreckoning;13469024]I think Povetkin could go 10 rounds being badly beaten for most of those. WLAD TKO 10. Povetkin gets hit too much, and the last guy you want to be hit too much by is Wlad.[/QUOTE] If I were Povetkin…

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