Povetkin vs Rahman Appears To Be The Frontrunner
By Rick Reeno
Sources with direct knowledge of the ongoing negotiations have advised BoxingScene.com that former two-time WBC heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41KOs) is the current frontrunner to face WBA "regular" champion Alexander Povetkin (22-0, 15KOs) in December. I've been told the discussions are going very well and a deal could be reached as early as next week. No final decision has been made on the date, but Povetkin's return is sure to land on December 3 or December 17.
If for some reason the two sides are unable to reach an agreement, there are other names being considered but Evander Holyfield is reportedly NOT one of them.
I actually don't know what's worse, Povetkin-Rahman or Povetkin-Holyfield.Comment by hitmanjosh on 10-13-2011
This isn't a lie but I here they are looking at maybe doing a tune up with Ali, then Norton, after Norton they were maybe considering Holmes if he can come in at under 215 his birth weight. People enjoy…Comment by ABOSWORTH on 10-13-2011
[QUOTE=wazaa.;11284068]:pat: What a joke of a fight.[/QUOTE] :nonono: Seriously. I don't know which is worse, Wlad vs. Mormeck or Povetkin vs. Rahman. I can't really fault Wlad, he's just staying active but Mormeck really is a lousy opponent. As for…Comment by Big Ukrainian on 10-13-2011
[QUOTE=PD21;11286305]Holyfield - Povetkin would be better than Rahman vs Povetkin. Evander is a legend and he's already beaten Rahman. Last time I saw Hasim he was being destroyed by Klitschko. Before that Evander beat him. Maybe team Povetkin dont think…Comment by PD21 on 10-13-2011
Holyfield - Povetkin would be better than Rahman vs Povetkin. Evander is a legend and he's already beaten Rahman. Last time I saw Hasim he was being destroyed by Klitschko. Before that Evander beat him. Maybe team Povetkin dont think…Post a Comment - View More User Comments (21)