Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Team Povetkin Hope For Klitschko Deal Before Purse Bid

By Ruslan Chikov

Vladimir Hyrunov, the manager of WBA "regular" heavyweight beltholder Alexander Povetkin (25-0, 17KOs), is hoping a deal can be reached to fight IBO/WBO/WBA/IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko (59-3, 50KOs) - before both sides are forced to enter a purse bid.

The WBA ordered both sides to reach an agreement by January 17th, and then a purse bid will be ordered. On two occasions, the fight was ordered to take place by the IBF, and both times it went to a purse bid, and both times Klitschko's company, K2, put down the winning bid. The fight never came off as planned in either situation.

"The negotiations with Klitschko's promoter is already underway - they began simultaneously with the WBA's decision. The battle of two Olympic champions is creating a lot of interest all over the world. We would like to reach an agreement before the deadline of January 17. A lot of fans are waiting for this fight to take place. One of the options for a venue could be Moscow or another option is Germany," Hyrunov said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Weltschmerz on 12-26-2012

Because of the ARD/RTL tv contract conflict, the fight will most likely go to purse bid and the fight won't happen until May.

Comment by Weltschmerz on 12-26-2012

[QUOTE=Medved;12855188]I love this. Povetkin belt is fake. Wlad has won that belt like 2 times now (or is it 3 times) ? He beats Chagaev who was champ, but WBA decides not to give belt to Wlad instead give it…

Comment by daggum on 12-25-2012

on the terrible scale povetkin is 1 notch above ademak.

Comment by cam89 on 12-25-2012

Povetkin needs to stick to knocking out black Americans. He'll never be ready for Klitschkos

Comment by Hitman932 on 12-25-2012

The question here is are the Klitschko's willing to pay Povetkin a purse that is equal to the value of his entire career. Reason being is if he gets in the ring with Wlad his career is over after that…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (11)
Top Headlines Cheeseman Pulls Out Of Metcalf Clash, Langford-Arnfield, More Marquez Reveals He Rejected $100 Million For Fifth Pacquiao Bout Video: Abner Mares Talks Frampton-Donaire, Santa Cruz Rematch Video: John Molina on His Big KO Win Over Ivan Redkach Horn Motivated To Impress American Fans By Shocking Crawford Maxim Vlasov vs. Vikapita Meroro on Dec. 21 in Moscow Video: Robert Guerrero Talks Garcia-Rios, Spence-Peterson Video: Hugo Centeno Talks Jermall Charlo Clash, More Saunders Victory Makes For Three-Headed Middleweight Monster Chavez Jr. Waiting For Angulo Contract, Wants To Know Numbers Cletus Seldin: 2018 Will Be My Year, I'll Be Much Better Next Time Video: Brandon Rios Talks Danny Garcia Fight, More Video: Nonito Donaire Talks Carl Frampton Fight, More Photos: Yves Ulysse Drops, Schools Cletus Seldin Over Ten Luis Nery vs. Shinsuke Yamanaka Rematch Close To Deal Saunders: I'll School Golovkin or Canelo Like I Did Lemieux! Jeff Horn is Firm, Wants "Millions" To Face Terence Crawford Amir Khan Eager To Return: I'm Going To Fight in March Trainer: Saunders Could’ve Finished Lemieux, But Wanted Rounds Trainer Ingle Always Thought Saunders Could Become 'Superstar' Adrian Granat Finishing Up Camp For Upcoming Ring Return Photos: Billy Joe Saunders Schools David Lemieux Over Twelve Saunders: Lemieux Performance Will Scare Off Canelo, Golovkin Fury: Saunders Gives Golovkin Trouble, But GGG's Not Lemieux Stephen Tiffney Suffers First Defeat To Lewis Paulin in Paisley Natasha Jonas Moves To 4-0 In Oldham, Targets Titles In 2018 Photos: John Molina Blasts Out Ivan Redkach in a Wild War Tyson Fury: Joshua Can't Box, He's a Brawler, I Know The Truth Lemieux: I Couldn't Use My Left Hand; Saunders Ran All Night Saunders To GGG: You Wanted Me When I Was Fat - Fight Me Now! Hearn: I See Chance For Joshua vs. Fury By End of 2018 Video: Frank Warren Reacts To Saunders Dominating Lemieux Video: Dominic Ingle Reacts To Saunders Dominating Lemieux Video: Tyson Fury Reacts To Saunders Dominating Lemieux Mayweather Not Impressed With Loma Win: Rigo Too Small Video: Billy Joe Saunders Breaks Down Domination of Lemieux Trainer Pleads With Horn To Forget Crawford, Fight Mundine Billy Joe Saunders: I Look Easy To Hurt, But You Can't Hit Me! Billy Joe Saunders vs. David Lemieux - CompuBox Punch Stats Yves Ulysse: Everyone Thought I'd Get Beat - But Speed Kills!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement