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Povetkin-Takam Signed For October 27th in Russia

By Yuri Tarantin

According to World of Boxing promoter Andrei Ryabinsky, the contracts have been signed for Alexander Povetkin (27-0, 19KOs)to face Carlos Takam (30-1-1, 23KOs) on October 24th in Moscow. The likely venue is the Palace of Sports in Luzhniki. The fight will have Takam's WBC silver heavyweight championship at stake.

The winner will move a big step forward in securing a shot at the WBC crown, which is currently held by Bermane Stiverne of Canada.

Ryabinsky stated: "The talks were held peacefully, and as a result a contract was signed for the fight. Currently Takam is the ost appropriate opponent for Alexander."

Yuri Tarantin covers boxing for Allboxing.ru.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by redpilladvocate on 08-11-2014

will be a good fight. one to look forward to. povetkin UD

Comment by Pain~Lucy on 08-11-2014

top heavyweight fight!

Comment by joe strong on 08-07-2014

[QUOTE=Public_Enemy;14834898]I can't find that fight anywhere. I've been wondering the same thing. He looked lethargic in the highlights and Tony was getting off first.[/QUOTE]never seen the fight. early in his career & in france where both live. takam was an…

Comment by Public_Enemy on 08-07-2014

[QUOTE=joe strong;14834094]Takam is a pressure fighter with a granite chin. His last 2 fights were against top 20 HWs who were both southpaws. Takam is a 250lbs mack truck. He has huge calves & a tree trunk neck. It will…

Comment by joe strong on 08-07-2014

Takam is a pressure fighter with a granite chin. His last 2 fights were against top 20 HWs who were both southpaws. Takam is a 250lbs mack truck. He has huge calves & a tree trunk neck. It will be…

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