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Povetkin Grabs Gavern To Be a Huck Clone in Sparring

By Luke Furman

WBA "regular" heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (23-0, 16 KOs) has retained the services of Jason Gavern (21-9-4, 10 KOs) as a key sparring partner for the upcoming defense on February 25 against WBO cruiserweight king Marco Huck (34-1, 25 KOs). Povetkin's team believe Gavern can imitate the style of Huck quite well, including some rule-bending tactics inside the ring. The two of them should start sparring very soon in Povetkin's camp in Russia, where Gavern has already arrived.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tobi.G on 01-21-2012

[QUOTE=Jim Jeffries;11691778]I'm still trying to figure out what exactly Teddy did for Povetkin, besides waste a couple years of his prime and cut his punch output by half.[/QUOTE] Well, in his last fight against Boswell Povetkin was verry sharp and…

Comment by golota1337 on 01-21-2012

very low clone :)

Comment by joe strong on 01-21-2012

gavern will give him good sparring & he gets to see russia...

Comment by Jim Jeffries on 01-20-2012

I'm still trying to figure out what exactly Teddy did for Povetkin, besides waste a couple years of his prime and cut his punch output by half.

Comment by Ubermensch on 01-20-2012

Too bad Teddy ain't gonna be there, eh?

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