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Team Povetkin Hope To Face W. Klitschko in Moscow, Kiev

By Roman Grishin

Vladimir Hryunov, manager of WBA "regular" heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16KOs), would love to stage a huge Eastern Euro showdown between his boxer and WBA/IBF/IBO/WBO champion Wladimir Klitschko (56-3, 49KOs). Povetkin has to face mandatory challenger Hasim Rahman next, while Wladimir takes on Jean Marc Mormeck on Saturday in Dusseldor and then likely defends against IBF mandatory Tony Thompson in July.

"From a historical point of view, it would be fair to stage this fight in the capital city of modern Russia. A huge army of fans will express their interest in this event. We can stage the meeting in Kiev. I absolutely do not mind. Everyone [in Eastern Europe] is waiting for this fight. Alexander is afraid of nothing. I will say even more. The only motive on why he turned to professional boxing - is to face a Klitschko. He was driven by a desire to meet one of the brothers in battle and win. It is his goal," Hryunov said.

Roman Grishin covers boxing for Sportbox.ru

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by RlCKY on 03-03-2012

How is Rahman the WBA mandatory?

Comment by Mikhnienko on 03-03-2012

i don' remember Hryunov ever mentioning Kiev as a possibility before. Seems like they realize they need to finally do it or risk Sasha losing to someone else before it can even happen. Should be held in the capital of…

Comment by Enzo Mc is SHIT on 03-03-2012

He's no good. Wherever he fights Wlad he gets embarassed.

Comment by JAB5239 on 03-03-2012

[QUOTE=crold1;11847512]Translation: We realize now it ain't getting any better and we better cash out this chinny slug before we lose for a lot less.[/QUOTE] [FONT="Tahoma"][COLOR="Navy"]Exactly. :fing02:[/COLOR][/FONT]

Comment by Superflo777 on 03-03-2012

[QUOTE=rudy4pl;11847364]Teddy just took a big steamy dump on Povietkin during ESPN broadcast.[/QUOTE] Got a link?

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