Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Povetkin's Promoter Stands By W. Klitschko Statement - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
• Boxing Articles
• Boxing Interviews
• Breaking News
• Boxing Press Releases
• Boxing Results
• World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
• Register A Free Account
• Account Login
• Boxing Schedule
• Boxing Champions
• Boxing Downloads
• Boxing Forums
• Boxing News Wire
• Boxing Photos
• Boxing History
• Boxer Search
• Fantasy Betting
• Feedback
• Fitness and Health  
• Free Homepage
• Mixed Martial Arts
• Pound For Pound
• Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  10/2/2012       Read more by Alexander Pavlov         
   
Povetkin's Promoter Stands By W. Klitschko Statement
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Alexander Pavlov

There appears to be some confusion regarding the deadline for Wladimir Klitschko's mandatory defense against Alexander Povetkin. Wladimir, the WBA/IBO/IBF/WBO champion, will be ordered next year to fight WBA "regular" beltholder Povetkin. The Russian champion's promoter, Sauerland Event, said the WBA gave both sides until February 27 to make the fight.

However, Klitschko's manager Bernd Boente said the WBA gave him a different deadline to make that match. In an earlier BoxingScene.com article, Boente said his boxer has until July to make that fight.

Sauerland's General Manager, Chris Meyer, says Boente is probably going to submit a request to delay the mandatory.

"We received a message from the WBA on the need for Klitschko-Povetkin [to happen] by the 27th of February 2013. I presume that Boente is making statements based on the earlier demands of the [WBA]. His statements in the press about this fight not happening until July is probably based on K2's intent to get "special permission" to delay the mandatory defense for one fight. Whether the WBA will endorse such a request and under what conditions is another question," Meyer said.

Alexander Pavlov covers boxing for Sportbox.ru.

Tags: Wladimir Klitschko , Alexander Povetkin


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by -Weltschmerz-, on 10-03-2012
[QUOTE=Freedom.]I think the fight will happen in late March or April. I'd like to see Wlad fight 3 times again next year, he's not getting any younger. There will now be LOTS of good potential opponents for Wlad: Povetkin, Pulev first and later Fury, Boytsov, Solis, Helenius, Price, Glazkov, A...

comment by Ravens Fan, on 10-02-2012
[QUOTE=The Nephilim]Already putting WACH down as a win for Wlad? That's dangerous thinking for the the champion.[/QUOTE] I personally have no problem putting down Wach as a win for Wlad and I guarantee you I won't lose any sleep over it. Hell, you can also add Pusvetkin to that list as well.

comment by Freedom2014, on 10-02-2012
I think the fight will happen in late March or April. I'd like to see Wlad fight 3 times again next year, he's not getting any younger. There will now be LOTS of good potential opponents for Wlad: Povetkin, Pulev first and later Fury, Boytsov, Solis, Helenius, Price, Glazkov, Abdusalamov, Mitc...

comment by parrish duke, on 10-02-2012
yo really, put the pressure on wlad who was willing and able to fight this dude on 2 seperate occasions? Povetkin better get his balls back and rematch huckleberry finn first, because he lost that one buddies. how can you measure his improvement off of a win against a shot fighter? go on youtube ...

comment by 4Corners, on 10-02-2012
Povetkin is just uhhhhh not that good. It'll be a decent win for Wlad, against a current Top 10 HW, but Povetkin is another out of shape HW. It'll be great to see Wlad beat him down.

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (12) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Humberto Soto-Mauricio Herrera ...
  Felix Sturm-Robert Stieglitz Cl...
  Arce: If Jhonny Gonzalez Wins, ...
  Prieto-Cano Rematch Set Down Fo...
  Groves: Loss To Carl Froch Will...
  HBO's Lampley Slams Mayweather,...
  Mayweather Reacts To Rumors of ...
  Mayweather Sr. Could See Khan a...
  Arum: People Are Getting Disgus...
  Kid Galahad: I'd Beat Quigg And...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.