Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Vitali Klitschko Worries Povetkin Will Dump Wladimir

By Ruslan Chikov

WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko, is worried that Alexander Povetkin (26-0, 18KOs) will withdraw from the scheduled fight with his younger brother, WBO/IBO/WBA/IBF champion Wladimir Klitschko (60-3, 51KOs), taking place on October 5th at Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

Earlier this week it was Wladimir who expressed some concern that Povetkin would withdraw. In recent years, Povetkin withdrew from two scheduled fights with Wladimir. But this time around there is $23 million dollars on the table, courtesy of purse bid winner Vladimir Hryunov.

"Based on the fact that the fight fell apart twice, we fear that - God forbid - the fight could fall through again for a third time without reason. For our part, Team Klitschko, I can say that Wladimir is ready to prove [his worth against] any athlete in the world and defend the title against the strongest [contenders], whoever it is, including Povetkin," Vitali said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TBear on 07-19-2013

[QUOTE=chocolate;13570487]They have to strip him if he refuses or pulls out and give the belt to someone more deserving or just make the belt vanish, There should never be [B][U]2[/U][/B] heavyweight champions in the same orginazation.[/QUOTE] ONE!!! Two, three, four…

Comment by chocolate on 07-19-2013

[QUOTE=ddangerous;13570639]or any division for that matter.[/QUOTE] Yes that would be perfect, but in the heavyweight division especially there should always be 1 stand out guy instead of a crowd of paper champions like what happened in the 2000's. When/ if…

Comment by MrFynest on 07-19-2013

[QUOTE=chocolate;13570487]They have to strip him if he refuses or pulls out and give the belt to someone more deserving or just make the belt vanish, There should never be 2 heavyweight champions in the same orginazation.[/QUOTE] Heck I've seen the…

Comment by ddangerous on 07-19-2013

[QUOTE=chocolate;13570487]They have to strip him if he refuses or pulls out and give the belt to someone more deserving or just make the belt vanish, [B]There should never be 2 heavyweight champions in the same orginazation.[/B][/QUOTE] or any division for…

Comment by LacedUp on 07-19-2013

Who can blame them ffs? I think Povetkin will end up fighting against Wlad, but wouldn't surprise me if he tried to get out. But with that kind of money on the table, fuking hell, I would fight Wlad.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (8)
Top Headlines Mike Reed Dominates Rob Frankel For Decision Win Mike Alvarado With a Wicked Knockout of Sidney Siqueira Crawford-Indongo Results: Jennings, Whyte Get TKO Wins Indongo: I Studied Crawford For Years, Most Dangerous on Inside Crawford vs. Indongo - CompuBox Historical Review Indongo's Manager Explains Weigh-In Scuffle With Team Crawford Maurice Hooker Aims To Inch Closer To World Title Shot Ruslan Fayfer Beats Junior Wright for IBF #2 Cruiserweight Spot Crawford Hopes To Fight in Football Stadium in Near Future Indongo: I Know I Can Knock Terence Crawford Out if I Have To Terence Crawford-Julius Indongo: Pre-Undisputed Report Card Crawford Credits Indongo for Fighting in Opponents' Backyards Ricky Burns: Indongo's Height & Reach Made Him a Nightmare Freddie Roach Has Mixed Feelings on McGregor-Malignaggi Crawford: Winning all The Belts, Topping Kostya Tszyu is The Goal! Daily Bread Mailbag: Mayweather-McGregor, Mosley, Ward Shakur Stevenson: Me, Crawford Are Going To Put on a Show Crawford-Indongo Offers a Rare and Intriguing Unification Treat Mayweather-McGregor Odds Shift After 8-Ounce Glove Ruling Malignaggi Explains Why Conor McGregor May Get Disqualified Billy Joe Saunders: Tyson Fury Will 100% Return To Boxing Alberto Machado Drops, Decisions Carlos Morales Why The Glove Size Means Absolutely Nothing For McGregor Against Mayweather Video: Bob Arum on Pacquiao-Horn 2, Crawford-Indongo Video: Crawford's Trainer Talks Mikey Garcia, Indongo Clash Mayweather-McGregor: Money Fight Pop-Up Shops Information Mosley: Mayweather Sr. vs. McGregor is 50-50 Fight - I Pick Sr. Photos: Luis Nery Embraced in Mexico as Hero After Title Win Mayweather: Conor McGregor, as a "Fighter" - is Undefeated! Photos: Maurice Hooker vs. Courtney Jackson - Official Weights Photos: Jennings, Alvarado, Stevenson, Reed Ready To Fight Video: Crawford vs. Indongo - Weigh-In Gets Very Tense Mayweather-McGregor - Weigh-In Ticket Information Photos: Crawford, Indongo - Ready For Unification War Manny Robles, Everton Lopes Return on LA Fight Club, 9/1 Crawford, Indongo Intensely Go Head-to-Head at Weigh-In Luis Ortiz Laughs at Joshua: Where is Your Pride To Fight The Best? Mosley: McGregor Will Be Surprised By Mayweather's Power Hugo Centeno Returns, Set To Face Immanuwel Aleem Shawn Porter Plans To Pursue Danny Garcia Showdown
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement