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Tyson Fury Feels Ready For Alexander Povetkin Clash

By Luke Furman

Fresh from his fifth round TKO win over Martin Rogan (14-3, 7 KOs), Irish heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (18-0, 13 KOs) feels ready to face WBA "regular" champion Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KOs). Fury is likely going to return on June 30, with Povetkin facing mandatory challenger Hasim Rahman in July. There are some pre-fight issues. At the moment Fury is not ranked within the top-15 under the WBA.

"Tyson looked great. We will try to organize [another] fight for him as soon as possible. On the other hand, he is ready to fight the best fighters in the division. The fight we would like to get is with Alexander Povetkin, although we realize that it will be difficult to persuade him. After beating Povetkin, then we'll be able to think about fighting the Klitschko brothers," said Mick Hennessy, promoter of Fury.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by yoz on 04-18-2012

[QUOTE=joe strong;12016339]yes he is a proven HW but one element has been missing on his resume. a fight vs a big puncher...we have no idea how his chin will actually hold up if hit by legit big puncher. rahman is…

Comment by joe strong on 04-18-2012

[QUOTE=Dem Eyes;12016316]I think he would because he'd be so confident of knocking Fury out. Povetkin is a proven top heavyweight, he'd show up Fury for what he is.[/QUOTE]yes he is a proven HW but one element has been missing on…

Comment by joe strong on 04-18-2012

[QUOTE=Captainkayos;12012829]Tyson Fury has refused to fight Mike Perez and says a bout with David Price can't happen because of T.V contracts. I think both guys would beat him. Perez is awaiting Irish citizenship and when that happens Fury will be…

Comment by D-MiZe on 04-18-2012

[QUOTE=yoz;12013595]Povetkin by stoppage. There's no way Povetkin would travel to England/Ireland, though.[/QUOTE] I think he would because he'd be so confident of knocking Fury out. Povetkin is a proven top heavyweight, he'd show up Fury for what he is.

Comment by CiganoBoxer on 04-17-2012

[QUOTE=tripper;12013316]Rogan was kicking his ass until rhe stoppage. Povetkin will destroy him[/QUOTE] what by punching his arms/guard ? ...you stupid c*nt you nearly had me :haha:

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