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Povetkin-Chagaev Confirmed By Teddy Atlas For Aug. 27

By Edward Chaykovsky

Teddy Atlas, trainer of Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin (21-0, 15KOs), confirmed BoxingScene.com's recent story, regarding his boxer's upcoming fight against former champion Ruslan Chagaev (27-1-1, 17KOs). Atlas confirms the fight is going to take place on August 27th in Germany, with the WBA's "regular" heavyweight title at stake.

"Povetkin will fight Ruslan Chagaev on August 27 in Germany for the WBA title. The WBA is going to make [Wladimir] Klitschko the super champion," Atlas said.



User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jim Jeffries on 07-10-2011

[QUOTE=Pirao;10820195]So if Vitali fought the winner of this fight, what would he become? The WBA super champion 2.0? The super duper champ? F*ck these crooked organizations and their paper belts.[/QUOTE] No kidding, 17 division times 4 belts = 68 belts…

Comment by Pirao on 07-10-2011

So if Vitali fought the winner of this fight, what would he become? The WBA super champion 2.0? The super duper champ? F*ck these crooked organizations and their paper belts.

Comment by Klitschko2011 on 07-10-2011

Chagaev's best days are behind him. Povetkin by UD.

Comment by jknightx on 07-09-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;10809117]Teddy Atlas, trainer of Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin (21-0, 15KOs), confirmed BoxingScene.com's recent story, regarding his boxer's upcoming fight against former champion Ruslan Chagaev (27-1-1, 17KOs). Atlas confirms the fight is going to take place on August 27th…

Comment by BritishBoxing92 on 07-09-2011

WBA regular title? why did they not award wladimir the regular title? i swear they hand out titles nowadays like lollipops it has become a serious f[U]u[/U]cking joke 5 belts per division and then interim titles as well? no wonder…

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