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Povetkin on Klitschko Loss, Knockdowns, The Future

Following his fight against the reigning king of the heavyweights Wladimir Klitschko and his first career loss, Alexander Povetkin (now 26-1, 18 KOs) and his promoter Andrey Ryabinskiy staged a small ...Read More

Photos: Povetkin Presser To Discuss Wladimir Klitschko

Heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin (26-1, 18KOs) took part in a press conference in Moscow, Russia with promoter Andrei Ryabinsky, who staged last Saturday's big card that saw Povetkin lose a tw...Read More

Valuev, Bakhtin Discuss Klitschko vs. Povetkin Clash

“I’m not here to seek any excuses. I did everything I could”, said a fallen (now ex-) WBA heavyweight titlist Alexander Povetkin in a statement following his hard Saturday loss to Super WBA / IBF / WB...Read More

Clinchko Returns: Post-Mugging Report Card

It was a fight with so many of the elements that have made boxing fun over the years…on paper. It was the first Heavyweight title fight between former Super Heavyweight Gold Medalists. It had some e...Read More

CompuBox: Klitschko's Activity Down With Povetkin

A cooperating referee allowed IBO/WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko to do more clinching, holding and pushing and less fighting (7 of 22 jabs per round as opposed to 10 of 32 in his ...Read More

Dmitry Pirog Shakes His Head at Klitschko-Povetkin

Former world middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog of Russia was shaking his head at the lackluster fight between WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and mandatory challenger Al...Read More

“Fighting Words” — That’s (Not) Entertainment

by David P. Greisman - Entertainment is a matter of taste. I learned as much in my years managing a music store, where some customers would buy albums that you couldn’t pay me to listen to — even thou...Read More

Klitschko: I Had To Torture Myself To Beat Povetkin

Moscow – Undisputed world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has said he wants to improve despite retaining his titles with a unanimous points win over Russia's Alexander Povetkin. The Ukraini...Read More

Wladimir Klitschko’s “Scorched Earth”

…His knees suddenly buckled, his face being strangely distorted by a grimace of astonishment, WBA regular champion Alexander Povetkin went down momentarily, when a short left hook, maybe a jab more th...Read More

Lennox Lewis: If Povetkin Lands Flush, Wladimir Will Fall

Former heavyweight champion, 48-year-old Briton Lennox Lewis, arrived in Moscow, Russia for Saturday's major battle between WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine and...Read More

Tim Witherspoon: Povetkin Capable of KO'ing Klitschko

For the first time in ring history, two Olympic super-heavyweight gold medallists collide for the world heavyweight championship tomorrow evening when Wladimir Klitschko defends his WBA Super, WBO, IB...Read More

Klitschko Drops Povetkin Four Times, Wins Decision

Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia - In a battle of Olympic champions, WBA/IBO/IBF/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (61-3, 52KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over previously undefeat...Read More

Frank Warren on Joshua, Klitschko-Povetkin, More

It’s a heavy night tonight, with boxing being dominated by three former Olympic super-heavyweight champions. At the Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia, 20,000 fans – including President Putin and f...Read More

Klitschko vs. Povetkin: Eastern Euro Experts’ Views/Picks

While gambling and boxing don’t have much in common, gambling and pugilistic prophecy do share a number of similar features. Picking a winner is often a chance more than an art, and an art rather than...Read More

B-Scene Staff Predictions: Klitschko vs. Povetkin

The lineal heavyweight championship is at stake when Wladimir Klitschko collides with Alexander Povetkin in a rare matchup of Olympic Gold medalists. The bout takes place Saturday evening (local time)...Read More

Wladimir Klitschko-Alexander Povetkin: Pre-Report Card

by Cliff Rold - It’s a fight with so many of the elements that have made boxing fun over the years. Let’s start with the ethnic angle. Boxing, political correctness be damned, has never abandoned ...Read More

Klitschko-Povetkin - CompuBox Historical Review

WBA/WBO/IBO/IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (last 9 fights) landed twice the heavyweight average for jabs. Mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin, not a big puncher, will have to throw mo...Read More

Wladimir Klitschko Has a Taste For British Sparring

WLADIMIR Klitschko has turned to the best in Britain in a bid to retain his world heavyweight titles tonight.Klitschko defends his IBF, WBA and WBO 'super' belts against Russian Alexander Povetkin in ...Read More

Klitschko: Haye, Chisora are Barking Dogs - Not Povetkin

Wladimir Klitschko has derided British world heavyweight title hopefuls David Haye and Dereck Chisora as "barking dogs" ahead of his defence against Alexander Povetkin in Moscow on Saturday. Haye a...Read More

Weights From Moscow: Klitschko 241.6, Povetkin 225.3

Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin showed how serious they are taking this weekend's heavyweight championship contest by arriving at their lightest weight in years. A slew of alphabet belts ...Read More