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Povetkin vs Holyfield Clash To Land at Hallenstadion?

By Inna Lagun (Allboxing.ru)

According to its official web portal, Zürich-based Hallenstadion will be the venue for the return of Alexander Povetkin (22-0, 15 KOs), as he make his first defense of the WBA (“regular”) heavyweight championship. Hallenstadion’s news list announces that the first ever Russian super heavyweight gold medalist will face multi-time champion and ring legend Evander Holyfield (44-10-2, 29 KOs) on December 17, almost three years after Holyfield suffered a controversial loss to Nikolai Valuev at the very same stadium.
Holyfield is presently unranked by the World Boxing Association. Hallenstadion seats around 13,000 fans.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mshap on 09-03-2011

if this fight actually happens, it will be a disgrace to the sport and a dispicable act by Atlas who has publically and repeatedly urged Holyfield to retire for his own good

Comment by paulf on 09-02-2011

I don't see what the uproar is about. Povetkin, Atlas, and the WBA are all a joke; a sham. I don't care if Povetkin fights Holyfield or Arreola or David Haye or Michael f[I]u[/I]ckin' Sprott. He still is not the…

Comment by Sadistic on 09-02-2011

Comment by nomadman on 09-02-2011

[QUOTE=problem?;11073712]Roy was never caught doing roids unlike Vitali. Vitali as far as I'm concerned is a complete joke and a fraud of a fighter, he would be a nobody without all his roids. Complete fraud 100%. I hold Audley Harrison…

Comment by hweightblogger on 09-02-2011

[quote=paulf;11071974]I've always felt Holyfield was robbed from making history against Valuev[/quote] I always felt the opposite: Evan Fields didn't do enough against Valuev to win the title. But in hindsight the time line would have went like this: * Fields…

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