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Photos: Povetkin Sparring Hard For Rahman Title Defense

Under the guidance of his trainer Kostya Tszyu, WBA "regular" heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin of Russia was putting in a lot of work for his upcoming defense against fomer two-time WBC beltholder Hasim Rahman of the United States. The fight takes place on Saturday night in Hamburg, Germany and Sauerland Event will promote the card. Povetkin was sparring hard with 32-year-old British contender John McDermott and 33-year-old American boxer Excell Holmes. In addition, Povetkin put in several rounds with 32-year-old Russian MMA fighter Sergei Kharitonov. Photos by Victor Sokolov/Allboxing.ru.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Daïa on 09-25-2012

He looks in better shape. But McDermott as sparing partner???

Comment by Khmelnytsky on 09-25-2012

[QUOTE=intoccabile;12548910]Sparring with Sergei Kharitonov, pretty cool.[/QUOTE] Kharitonov won Silver Medals at the Asian Games, Central Asian Games, and qualified for the 2004 Olympics. He has also fought in the WSB recently and is probably a better boxer than Sasha's other…

Comment by MRBOOMER on 09-25-2012

[QUOTE=giacomino;12548903]Another bumfight for Povetkin. Big deal. Unless he is fighting one of the K brothers, who cares?[/QUOTE] So in other words everyone in the division is a bum except the k bros ? Let him fight haye or Chrisora or…

Comment by -Weltschmerz- on 09-25-2012

Povetkin looks in shape

Comment by intoccabile on 09-24-2012

Sparring with Sergei Kharitonov, pretty cool.

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