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Povetkin vs Holyfield Heads To December 17 in Zurich?

By Pawel Pronishev

According to German outlet Bild, Alexander Povetkin (22-0, 15KOs) could make the first defense of the WBA "regular" heavyweight title on December 17th in Zurich, Switzerland against former four time champion Evander Holyfield (44-10-2, 29KOs). Holyfield has fought in Zurich in the past, losing a controversial twelve round majority decision to then WBA champion Nikolia Valuev in 2008. Holyfield was ringside on Saturday in Germany as Povetkin decisioned Ruslan Chagaev to capture the vacant WBA crown.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cotto's Father on 08-31-2011

[QUOTE=Boxing Scene;11058178]As sad as it is, even a round 1 knockout won't get Holyfield out of boxing and expect him after he loses to fight 5 more bums and fight for the WBA title again at 55.[/QUOTE] ^^^this guy is…

Comment by Pirao on 08-31-2011

[QUOTE=PD21;11058678]Didnt know Wvladimir said that. What about Vitali?[/QUOTE] The same. Both Klitschkos said they won't fight Holyfield unless he became a mandatory and were forced to do it.

Comment by PD21 on 08-30-2011

[QUOTE=dammage7;11058542]Wladimir personally refused to fight holyfield, as he said on ringside, he has too much respect for holyfield to fight him. he knows he would destry holyfield in 1 round and cause him serious damage. (tho i can imagine holyfield…

Comment by dammage7 on 08-30-2011

[QUOTE=kyshenko team;11056185]man, it doesnt have to do with a fight. if Evander can handle Sasha - good. They have no respect for fighting Evander..they cant call themselves boxers lol. I'd love see them fight him in 80s,90s[/QUOTE] Wladimir personally refused…

Comment by Grinderman on 08-30-2011

Actually I'd laugh my ass off at Teddy if Evander pulled this off, and sad to say, I think he's got a shot.

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