Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Photos/Weights: Povetkin-Chagaev, Helenius-Liakhovich

By Przemyslaw Osiak

This weights are in for Saturday's big heavyweight doubleheader in Erfurt, Germany. In a fight for the vacant WBA "regular" title, Ruslan Chagaev (27-1-1, 17 KOs) and Alexander Alexander Povetkin (21-0, 15 KOs) weighed exactly the same - 105 kilograms [231-pounds]. Former champion Evander Holyfield (44-10-2, 29 KOs) was present at the weighin and wants to fight the winner. In the other big heavyweight clash, undefeated Robert Helenius (15-0, 10KOs) was 243.6-pounds, while former WBO champion Sergei Liakhovich (25-3, 16KOs) was 232-pounds.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Nautilus on 08-27-2011

If Sergei did not have a 15 month layoff, he would have won the fight... His stamina and ability to move gave away in the the last two rounds... Vitaliy would brutalize Helenius at this point... Helenius may have a…

Comment by BostonGuy on 08-27-2011

The Helenius-Liakhovich was a great hw battle. Both guys landed repeated thudding hw shots throughout the fight and were not afraid to mix it up. As always, we got a blood 'n guts performance by Sergie as he left it…

Comment by crold1 on 08-27-2011

[QUOTE=vacon04;11046915]I do give him credit, it was a hard fight and Liakhovich was a good boxer, in fact I had Liakhovich winning until the KO by Helenius. However, he showed no defense and right now I don't see how Robert…

Comment by BattlingNelson on 08-27-2011

[QUOTE=Mikhnienko;11046782]lol i think you're nationality is clouding your eyes.[/QUOTE] Oh please.......... :nonono: I have no stock in either of these two. :nonono:

Comment by Medved on 08-27-2011

Lets do Povetkin vs Helenius for a shot at Wladamir in March/April. Man, Helenius is one ugly dude.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (310)
Top Headlines Jessie Vargas: No One Will Care About Broner After I Beat Him Euro News: Serge Michel, Stefan Haertel, Elvis Hetemi, More Photos: Pacquiao, Matthysse - Go Face To Face in Malaysia Pacquiao Expects a "Toe To Toe" Fight With Lucas Matthysse Don King Warns That Vanes Will Bring a Real Fight To Golovkin Lamont Roach, Orlando Cruz Fight To a Ten Round Split Draw WBC Prez: Canelo's Image Can Improve, Time To Turn The Page Sullivan Barrera Wants The Winner of Kovalev-Alvarez Khan: I Hoped Canelo Would Get Longer Ban, A Few Years at Least Video: Adrien Broner Goes Bonkers on Ellerbe at Final Presser Abel Sanchez Reacts To Canelo Suspension, Sends Message To WBC Photos: Ramon Alvarez, Jorge Paez Jr - Go Face To Face Golovkin vs. Martirosyan: Huge Crowd Expected at Stubhub Photos: Gervonta Davis, Jesus Cuellar - Square Up at Barclays Photos: Jermall Charlo, Hugo Centeno - Go Face To Face Photos: Adrien Broner, Jessie Vargas - Square Up at Final Presser Broner Erupts on Mayweather Promotions CEO in Press Conference Erik Morales Believes Suspension Has Stained Image of Canelo Manny Pacquiao: Lucas Matthysse Will Not Be My Last Fight Giovani Santillan vs. Alejandro Barboza - Set For April 27 Khan: Joshua Inspiring Me To Rise Up, Sell Out Stadiums Again Zolani Tete is Eager To Clean Out The Bantamweight Division LIVE Stream: Adrien Broner vs. Jessie Vargas - Final Presser Photos: Amir Khan, Phil Lo Greco - Go Face To Face, Final Presser Amir Khan vs. Phil Lo Greco Sold-Out, Says Hearn Erickson Lubin vs. Oscar Cortes Set For April 28th in El Paso Schaefer Says Donaire vs. Frampton Fight is 'Evenly Matched' Vargas: A Big Possibility That I Can Knock Adrien Broner Out! Matthysse Warns Pacquiao: I'll Die Before I Lose My Belt To You! Hearn: If Khan Wins, He Could Fight Crawford, Spence, Brook Moses' Promoter: Beltran Lost, Biased Judges Scored for His Visa! Tommy Coyle Confident: The Dodd Fight is Made For Me Frampton, Warren Not Happy With Khan-Lo Greco TV Conflict Vetyeka's Old Foe, Donaire, Sends Speedy Recovery Message Ogawa Suspended For Six Months, Stripped of IBF Belt For PEDs Golovkin's Promoter: Canelo Should Have Been Fined, Too Pacquiao Moving Forward With Plan To Launch a Cryptocurrency Video: Jessie Vargas Discusses Adrien Broner Showdown Last Ride For Nonito Donaire? Chavez Jr: Obvious Canelo is Using, But That's Not Why He's Good
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement