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Povetkin's Manager: Drug Tests in Order, No Worries For Price

Dmitry Ivanov, manager of Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin of Russia, says his boxer has tested negative in all of the pre-fight drug tests for the upcoming showdown with David Price....Read More

David Price is Hoping To Fight a "Clean" Alexander Povetkin

Olympic bronze medal winner David Price is training hard for a make or break fight - against undefeated Olympic gold medal winner and former champion Alexander Povetkin. The contest is scheduled for M...Read More

Hearn: If Joshua Fights in U.S. and No Wilder, Then Miller is Perfect

EDDIE HEARN insists ‘obsessed’ Anthony Joshua is looking better than ever as he gears up to face Joseph Parker. AJ and Parker go head-to-head in Cardiff next month as both put their heavyweight titles...Read More

Mike Tyson Wants To See Povetkin Fight Deontay Wilder

Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is currently on a tour of Eastern Europe. The Hall of Famer stated that he would love to see Olympic gold medal winner and former champion Alexander P...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter: Price is Perfect To Get Ready For Joshua

Andrei Ryabinsky, promoter for Russia's Alexander Povetkin (33-1, 23 KOs), believes his boxer's upcoming contest is a perfect fight to prepare for a future world title shot. Povetkin will be matched a...Read More

Povetkin Confident He Will Get Joshua Fight Before Wilder Does

Russia's Alexander Povetkin (33-1, 23 KOs) is really looking forward to his upcoming fight with British contender David Price. The fight was finalized last week for the undercard to the WBO, WBA, IBF...Read More

IBF Prez: No Issue With Sanctioning a Joshua vs. Povetkin Fight

Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin has every opportunity to return to the top of the heavyweight division after doping scandals and accusations. It was announced on Friday that Povetkin fina...Read More

Povetkin Won't Risk Joshua Shot By Chasing Down a KO of Price

Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin will not chase a knockout victory over David Price - although the British boxer has been knocked out several times and appears to have issues with chin. It was officia...Read More

Price: Povetkin is a Big Ask, Something Tells Me This is My Night!

Former WBA ruler Povetkin is the mandatory challenger for the WBA Super title held by Anthony Joshua MBE, who meets Joseph Parker in a unification blockbuster at the top of the bill. The Russian power...Read More

Povetkin Training For David Price, Not Worried About UK Crowd

Russia's Alexander Povetkin has already begun preparing for a fight with Liverpool boxer David Price. The fight is close to a done deal for March 31 at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. The cont...Read More

WBC Prez Embraces The Idea of Wilder vs. Povetkin Next

The head of the World Boxing Council (WBC), Mauricio Sulaman, would love to see WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) collide with Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin (33-1, ...Read More

Hearn: If Price KO's Povetkin, Becomes Mandatory - What a Story!

Olympic bronze medal winner David Price could be one win away from changing his career completely around. As BoxingScene.com reported earlier this week, a deal is nearly complete for David Price to fa...Read More

Povetkin vs. Price Nearly Done For Joshua-Parker, Says Hearn

David Price is on the verge of what could be a life-changing opportunity, it has been revealed. The 34-year-old former British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion looks set to land a spot on the und...Read More

Hearn: Joshua-Povetkin Happens in UK, We Won't Go To Russia

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, promoter Eddie Hearn has a three fight plan in 2018 for IBF, IBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs). The first fight of that plan will t...Read More

David Price Agrees to Fight Povetkin on Joshua-Parker Undercard

David Price wants a shot to rejuvenate his heavyweight career against Alexander Povetkin. England’s Price told Sky Sports on Wednesday that he has accepted promoter Eddie Hearn’s offer to oppose Povet...Read More

Hearn Offers Alexander Povetkin Slot On Joshua vs. Parker Card

Alexander Povetkin could fight in the UK soon after being offered the chance by Matchroom. The WBA’s number one heavyweight contender, who is the official mandatory challenger to unified champion Anth...Read More

Mansour: Povetkin is Capable of Beating Any Heavyweight

Tough heavyweight contender Amir Mansour believes Olympic gold medal winner (33-1, 23 KOs) Alexander Povetkin is one of the best heavyweights in the world, and capable of defeating anyone in the divis...Read More

Nelson: Joshua Should Fight Parker, Povetkin or Pulev, Then Haye

Former world champion and Sky Sports expert analyst Johnny Nelson has given his take on who IBF, IBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) should face in the upcoming new year. It ap...Read More

Froch: Povetkin vs. Whyte Should Happen - Winner Gets Joshua

Former super middleweight champion and Sky Sports expert analyst Carl Froch expects a very big year for IBF, IBO, WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs). First up for Joshua, is a like...Read More

Trainer: Povetkin Not The Same Fighter Since PED Suspension

According to veteran trainer Fiodor Lapin, Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin has lost some of his accuracy and punching power and is not in the same physical former that he was - prior to t...Read More