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Results from Niksic: Jovo Pudar Wins, Povetkin Rumors

By Alexey Sukachev

Montenegro, a small state on the shores of Adriatic Sea, continues its rise as a local hotbed of prizefighting. Over the weekend in Niksic, local promoter Veselin Zizic staged a five-bout card, which saw a semi-significant heavyweight title fight.

WBA #11 Jovo Pudar (29-3, 16 KOs), a 41-year old Bosnian/Serbian heavyweight/cruiserweight, best known for his one-sided loss to Samuel Peter in a fight that went the distance, scored a hard-fought win over WBA #15 Brazilian heavyweight Rafael Zumbano Love (32-6-1, 25 KOs). Scores were: 119-110, 119-111 and 117-114 – for Pudar, who retained his PABA title.

The Bosnian/Serbian got his 7th consecutive win following a five and a half year layoff; the first part of his career path having taken its place in the States. Local rumors hold that Pudar is viewed as a possible opponent for WBA regular heavyweight beltholder Alexander Povetkin. Surely, there is no confirmation from Team Povetkin at this time.

In a co-feature, former world title challenger-turned-journeyman Mamadou Thiam (49-11, 46 KOs) used his diminished skills to offer light resistance to local middleweight Milorad Zizic (7-0, 2 KOs). Zizic cruised to a relatively easy unanimous decision: 80-73, 79-74 and 80-74.

Other male results:

Petar Zivkovic (13-0, 7 KOs) TKO 3 Imre Simon (3-11, 1 KO)
Ivica Bacurin (18-3-1, 7 KOs) PTS 4 Attila Makula (6-11, 3 KOs)
Other female results:
Ivana Habazin (10-0, 5 KOs) PTS 8 Susana Radovanovic (1-11)

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Freedom. on 09-23-2012

Povetkin will not be fighting Pudar. He has to fight Wladimir Klitschko by March 31. Both his trainer Tszyu and his manager have said he'll be ready to fight Wladimir after Rahman.

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