Povetkin's Manager Only Impressed By Rahman's Fatness

By Yuri Tarantin,

Vladimir Hyrunov, the manager of WBA "regular" world heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin, was not impressed by two-time former WBC king Hasim Rahman. There was a lot of tension at a recent press conference in Germany. Povetkin vs. Rahman takes place on September 29 in Hamburg. Rahman promised to do a lot of damage to Povetkin on the night of the fight. Hyrunov laughed at the comments and poked fun at Rahman's physical shape. Photo by Wilhelm Springer/

"The greatest impression that Rahman made on me were his physical dimensions. He looks like he has a contract with a famous American fast food restaurant chain," Hyrunov said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Weltschmerz on 08-21-2012

Povetkin doesn't look carved in stone. Come the Wlad fight and we will see the top version of Sasha

Comment by Daïa on 08-20-2012

[QUOTE=yoz;12438249]He could have just vacated the paper title... But yeah, hope Rahman finally f**ks off after this.[/QUOTE] Maybe Povetkin will vacate this paper title to avoid for the third time Wlad; he had already gave up 2 time a big…

Comment by Freedom. on 08-20-2012

[QUOTE=The Nephilim;12438718]Povetkin got beat by Huck.[/QUOTE]It was actually a close fight. It was entertaining, but neither fighter was impressive. Povetkin easily won the early rounds, if he hadn't gassed in the middle rounds he'd have won by a wide margin.…

Comment by ddangerous on 08-20-2012

By putting down Rahman's weight, Pov's manager is only diminishing this farce of a fight that much more. :grumble:

Comment by The Nephilim on 08-20-2012

Povetkin got beat by Huck. This is a meaningless fight.

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