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Klitschko-Povetkin Gets New Deadline of August 31st

By Alexander Pavlov

Chris Meyer, General Manager of Sauerland Event, says unified world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (59-3, 50KOs) has until August 31st to make his mandatory defense against WBA "regular" champion Alexander Povetkin (25-0, 17KOs) of Russia. Meyer says K2 Promotions tried to get the financial split changed from 85-15% in Wladimir's favor, but the WBA kept the split of the orginal order, 75-25. Wladimir will first make a voluntary defense against undefeated Francesco Pianeta on May 4th in Hamburg, Germany.

Alexander Pavlov covers boxing for Sportbox.ru.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Freedom. on 03-13-2013

[QUOTE=Mikhnienko;13140033]So the last purse bid never took place because they filed that request for an extension and they'll have one now after the Pianeta fight? Klitschko's are on RTL so if Sauerland goes all out to win that means the…

Comment by Mikhnienko on 03-13-2013

[QUOTE=Freedom.;13140000]None of it has been determined yet.[/QUOTE] So the last purse bid never took place because they filed that request for an extension and they'll have one now after the Pianeta fight? Klitschko's are on RTL so if Sauerland goes…

Comment by Freedom. on 03-13-2013

[QUOTE=Mikhnienko;13139969]The last purse bid never took place right? Will they have a new one to determine location, TV network, etc or did the last one actually take place and all that is already determined?[/QUOTE]None of it has been determined yet.

Comment by Mikhnienko on 03-13-2013

The last purse bid never took place right? Will they have a new one to determine location, TV network, etc or did the last one actually take place and all that is already determined?

Comment by JAB5239 on 03-13-2013

Deadline must have a new meaning in the dictionary. Pathetic!

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