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Photos: Povetkin is in Top Form For Charr Showdown

Heavyweights Alexander Povetkin (26-1, 18KOs) and Manuel Charr (26-1, 15KOs) went face to face at the official weigh-in for Friday's fight, where they will collide for the vacant WBC International heavyweight title at Luzhniki in Moscow, Russia. Povetkin, a former WBA 'regular' champion, weighed in at 102 kilograms [224.8-pounds] and Charr was 112.2 kilograms [247.3-pounds]. Also on the card is 2008 Olympic gold medal winner Rakhim Chakhkiev (18-1, 14 KOs), who faces Santander Silgado (25-1, 20KOs) in a cruiserweight clash.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Boxing Goat on 05-31-2014

[QUOTE=New England;14602826]you don't have to look like muhammad ali, but you gotta show up in shape. it looks like he showed up in shape.[/QUOTE] I'm lost.......Ali fought about 25% of his career out of shape.

Comment by Boxing Goat on 05-31-2014

[QUOTE=Boxing Goat;14602809]Best shape ive ever seen him in. Lets see if it makes a difference[/QUOTE] It made a difference. Sasha looked fast and sharp. Good win even though it looked like Charr was getting up and was held down by…

Comment by ScottWeiland on 05-29-2014

[QUOTE=GhostBlade;14602609]Probably 75% of the boxers I mentioned would beat Povetkin for sure and the others would be a toss up. Povetkin hasn't been impressive in a long time. The guy is just staying around and collecting paychecks without performing like…

Comment by New England on 05-29-2014

you don't have to look like muhammad ali, but you gotta show up in shape. it looks like he showed up in shape.

Comment by Boxing Goat on 05-29-2014

Best shape ive ever seen him in. Lets see if it makes a difference

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