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.
will be a good fight. one to look forward to. povetkin UDComment 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…Post a Comment - View More User Comments (17)