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Photos: Povetkin Blasts Out Charr With Vicious Combo

Luzhniki, Moscow, Russia - WBA #5 Russian heavweight powerhouse Alexander Povetkin (27-1, 19 KOs) made a stellar comeback to the ring - for the first time since his loss to Wladimir Klitschko - and stopped rugged WBC #7 contender Manuel Charr in seven to acquire a vacant WBC International title.

Fighters spent little time finding weaknesses of each other. Charr seemingly could not miss with his jab but was hit time and time again with Povetkin's uppercut.

The first was even. Povetkin rocked Charr twice in the second and was also rocked once. Charr got better with his jab in the third, and Povetkin took the fourth on power punching. Scores were 40-36, 40-36 and 39-37 - after the fourth.

Povetkin got bigger in the fifth round, landing major left hooks, uppercuts and right hands. He continued to dominate in the sixth despite problems with Charr's jab. Finally, early into the seventh, Poverkin caught Charr with a sensational right-left-right combo to send Charr down on his back and put an ending stamp to the fight. Referee Massimo Barrovecchio didn't even bother to count.

Official time of stoppage was 1:09. Charr is now 26-2, 15 KOs.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by beez721 on 05-31-2014

[QUOTE=BennyST;14608461]Povetkin beat Charr mate. [I]Charr[/I]. Urgh...forget it. :nonono: Yes, this is a great win of historic significance.[/QUOTE] I think he was referring to how povetkin looked in the fight. charr was a bum but povetkin looked very sharp with his…

Comment by beez721 on 05-31-2014

[QUOTE=Weltz;14608406]He underestimated Huck. The Povetkin we saw the other night beats any HW not named Klitschko.[/QUOTE] he was soft and flabby for huck. was obvious he didn't take huck seriously and almost lost that fight as a result

Comment by Slowhand on 05-31-2014

Povetkin beat Charr mate. [I]Charr[/I]. Urgh...forget it. :nonono: Yes, this is a great win of historic significance.[/QUOTE] :rofl::rofl::rofl:

Comment by BennyST on 05-31-2014

[QUOTE=Weltz;14608286]Povetkin is a beast!!! Just goes to show how great a win Povetkin was for Wladimir.[/QUOTE] Povetkin beat Charr mate. [I]Charr[/I]. Urgh...forget it. :nonono: Yes, this is a great win of historic significance.

Comment by Pound4PoundStud on 05-31-2014

[QUOTE=Weltz;14608286]Povetkin is a beast!!! Just goes to show how great a win Povetkin was for Wladimir.[/QUOTE] Except Wlad got away with a record number of clinches! Wlad knew Povetkin could crack with both fist so to protect his glass chin…

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