Photos/Weights: Povetkin vs. Wawrzyk, Lebedev-Jones
by Ruslan Chikov
The weights are in for Friday's doubleheader in Moscow, Russia. Undefeated Polish contender Andrzej Wawrzyk (27-0, 13 KOs) will attempt to capture the WBA "regular" heavyweight championship from Alexander Povetkin (25-0, 17 KOs). Wawrzyk weighed in at 232.5-pounds, while Povetkin was 228.3.
In the co-feature, also for the WBA world championship but at cruiserweight - champion Denis Lebedev (25-1, 19 KOs) of Russia came in at 199.2-pounds, while the manadatory challenger from Panama, Guillermo Jones (38-3-2, 30 KOs) was slightly lighter and came in at 198.8.
Povetkin stops this guy in a few rounds.Comment by Ogecca MaMa on 05-16-2013
Povetkin looks like he lost few kiloes within few years. definitely looks better than he used toComment by ADozenArrows on 05-16-2013
[QUOTE=Malius;13378614]Looks like everyone came in peak condition.[/QUOTE] Seriously. Its a damn world title...the least a guy could do is get some motivation and sport a six pack at the weigh in. Skills pay the bills but I think most of…Comment by King_ on 05-16-2013
[QUOTE=Mikhnienko;13378656]Chudinov is a Provodnikov type guy. Aggressive slugger who can box a bit.[/QUOTE] Nice, looking forward to seeing him if it's shown live. (Surely?)Comment by Mikhnienko on 05-16-2013
[QUOTE=King-;13378496]I like the undercard here too. Troyanovsky is a good fighter and even though he only has 14 pro fights, he's 32 and would like to start seeing him step up more (although his progression has been fine, competition wise)…Post a Comment - View More User Comments (18)