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Photos: Alexander Povetkin Crushes Perez in 91 Seconds

Alexander Povetkin knocked out Mike Perez in the first round in Moscow on Friday night to move closer to a heavyweight title fight. The Russian won inside the distance for the 21st time in 30 profe...Read More

Povetkin-Perez: BoxingScene.com's Staff Predictions

Alexander Povetkin seeks another shot at heavyweight glory, while Mike Perez is given one more chance to crack into the upper echelon of boxing’s most historically storied division. The two contenders...Read More

Povetkin Drills Perez In One, Earns Wilder Title Shot

Alexander Povetkin needed just 91 seconds to plead his case for another title shot, twice dropping Mike Perez en route to a 1st round knockout Friday evening in Moscow, Russia. With the win, Povet...Read More

Loeffler: Povetkin-Perez Winner Earns Deontay Wilder

Promoter Tom Loeffler of K2 Promotions is excited about tomorrow's high stakes heavyweight fight in Moscow, between 29-year-old Cuban boxer Mike Perez (21-1-1, 13KOs) and 35-year-old Olympic gold meda...Read More

Weights From Moscow: Povetkin 232.4, Perez 240.5

All fighters are weighed in and set for the loaded fight card Friday evening in Moscow, Russia. Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez meet in a bout to determine the next mandatory challenger for WBC h...Read More

ESPN3 To Air Povetkin vs. Perez Plus Undercard

Stateside fight fans won’t have to stress over finding grainy (and illegal) streams to catch the loaded fight card in Moscow. ESPN plans to air the card—topped by Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez in ...Read More

Photos: Povetkin, Perez Go Face To Face in Moscow

All fighters are weighed in and set for the loaded fight card Friday evening in Moscow, Russia. Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez meet in a bout to determine the next mandatory challenger for WBC ...Read More

Povtekin-Perez Final Presser: Ryabinskiy, Others Talk

A major pre-fight presser took place at the Renaissance Hotel in Moscow, Russia, on the eve of the second huge boxing card promoted by “World of Boxing” this year. The show will be headlined by the WB...Read More

Photos: Mike Perez Grinding For Alexander Povetkin

Cuban heavyweight Mike Perez (21-1, 13KOs) is training hard in Russia for the final WBC eliminator against Alexander Povetkin (28-1, 20KOs) on May 22nd in Moscow, Russia. Povetkin has been able to ...Read More

Povetkin-Perez: Solid Undercard Announced For 5/22

Following a previously announced doubleheader, the full card being presented by “World of Boxing” on May 22 in Moscow, Russia, has been announced in a series of statements and articles; both sent over...Read More

Photo: Povetkin is Full Swing, Preparing For Mike Perez

Former world champion Alexander Povetkin is already training in full swing, preparing for his fight with Mike Perez. The World Boxing Council (WBC) sanctioned the fight as a final eliminator, and it t...Read More

Povetkin Praises Mike Perez, Prepares To Start Camp

WBC #1 rated heavyweight and former WBA 'regular' heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (28-1, 20 KOs), who is also ranked WBA #3 and IBF/WBO #8 heavyweight in addition to his #1 ranking by the TBRB...Read More

Povetkin vs. Perez Gets Tentative Date of May 22nd

It looks like May 22 will be the date for an important heavyweight match-up between WBC #1 rated Alexander Povetkin (28-1, 20 KOs) and upset-minded stocku Cuban Ismaikel "Mike" Perez (21-1-1, 13 KOs)....Read More

Mike Perez Crushes Darnell Wilson in Two Rounds

Cuban Heavyweight Mike Perez (21-1-1, 13KOs) bounced back from his first career defeat with a two round destruction of veteran Darnell Wilson (25-19-3, 21KOs) at the The Hangar in Costa Mesa in Califo...Read More

Mike Perez Faces Darnell Wilson in Costa Mesa on 2/5

Heavyweight contender Mike Perez will fight Darnell Wilson on February 5, promoter Roy Englebrecht informed BoxingScene.com on Saturday. The eight round bout will headline a "Fight Night OC" card i...Read More

Mike Perez Off 1/9 Card, May Return on February 5th

Heavyweight contender Mike Perez is off the January 9 fight card in Santa Ynez, Calif., K2 Promotions’ Tom Loeffler told BoxingScene.com on Wednesday morning. Perez was penciled in to fight on the ...Read More

Povetkin vs. Perez Final Title Eliminator Looms

The World Boxing Council has approved a request for a final title eliminator between silver champion Alexander Povetkin (28-1, 20KOs) and top contender Mike Perez (20-1-1, 12KOs). On January 17th, ...Read More

Mike Perez Started Training With Robert Garcia

Heavyweight contender Mike Perez has begun working with trainer Robert Garcia, K2 Promotions Managing Director Tom Loeffler confirmed to BoxingScene.com on Sunday afternoon. Perez is promoted by K2...Read More

Jennings: That Was a Different Perez Than I Expected

Bryant Jennings hadn’t watched any footage of Mike Perez ahead of their fight this past weekend. He’d only seen him once, when he was at the arena in-person when Perez beat Magomed Abdusalamov last ye...Read More

CompuBox: Bryant Jennings Was More Efficient Fighter

Heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings was the more efficient fighter, while Mike Perez landed the harder shots. Jennings made it a harder fight by not throwing more punches (43 per round) and repeated...Read More