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 Last update:  8/7/2014       Read more by Yuri Tarantin         
   
Povetkin-Takam Signed For October 27th in Russia
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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.

Tags: Alexander Povetkin , Carlos Takam , Povetkin-Takam , Povetkin vs Takam , Hot Topic



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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]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 immigrant & I don't know if it was a home town...

comment by Public_Enemy, on 08-07-2014
[QUOTE=joe strong]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 interesting to see how povetkin reacts to takam's aggressiveness. Takam throws mor...

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 interesting to see how povetkin reacts to takam's aggressiveness. Takam throws more then charr. The ...

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