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 Last update:  7/6/2011       Read more by Per Ake Persson         
   
Povetkin vs Chagaev Negotiations For WBA Title Fight
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By Per Ake Persson

With Wladimir Klitschko´s dominant peformance against David Haye to unify the WBO/IBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight titles this past weekend in Hamburg, it appears to be a foregone conclusion that the WBA will declare him as being the "super champion." This move would leave the "regular" title open for a fight between mandatory challenger Ruslan Chagaev, and highest ranked available challenger Alexander Povetkin.
 
Sauerland, who promote Povetkin, confirm negotiations with Universum, who handle Chagaev, for the fight to happen in the coming months.
 
It´s a good matchup between two guys who a bit below the giant Klitschko brothers and maybe David Haye can fight the winner.

Tags: Ruslan Chagaev , Alexander Povetkin , Povetkin-Chagaev , Povetkin vs Chagaev



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comment by AddiX, on 07-06-2011
Does alex realize he's not young and he's not a ticket seller? I could understsmd if he wanted to milk his fam base for awhile like David haye. But that ain't the case. Klitschko is the lottery of the heavyweight division! You better jump in there asap!

comment by Medved, on 07-06-2011
[QUOTE=giacomino]Classic Povetkin. He avoids the K Brothers for three years and then gets what he wants: a title shot without having to fight one of them. He must think Chagaev has slipped or he wouldn't take the fight.[/QUOTE] Teddy Atlas will NEVER let Povetkin face a Klitschko. NEVER. Po...

comment by giacomino, on 07-06-2011
Classic Povetkin. He avoids the K Brothers for three years and then gets what he wants: a title shot without having to fight one of them. He must think Chagaev has slipped or he wouldn't take the fight.

comment by giacomino, on 07-06-2011
Classic Povetkin. He avoids the K Brothers for three years and then gets what he wants: a title shot without having to fight one of them. He must think Chagaev has slipped or he would't take the fight.

comment by texasboi15, on 07-06-2011
you know whats funny. if we had one undisputed klitschko as champion, he would have to face all these new up and comers alone. it sure would make for some exciting fights and at least give one them a shot at top 10 all-time. but instead the brothers just split the list of contenders and contin...

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