Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Povetkin Grabs Gavern To Be a Huck Clone in Sparring

By Luke Furman

WBA "regular" heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin (23-0, 16 KOs) has retained the services of Jason Gavern (21-9-4, 10 KOs) as a key sparring partner for the upcoming defense on February 25 against WBO cruiserweight king Marco Huck (34-1, 25 KOs). Povetkin's team believe Gavern can imitate the style of Huck quite well, including some rule-bending tactics inside the ring. The two of them should start sparring very soon in Povetkin's camp in Russia, where Gavern has already arrived.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tobi.G on 01-21-2012

[QUOTE=Jim Jeffries;11691778]I'm still trying to figure out what exactly Teddy did for Povetkin, besides waste a couple years of his prime and cut his punch output by half.[/QUOTE] Well, in his last fight against Boswell Povetkin was verry sharp and…

Comment by golota1337 on 01-21-2012

very low clone :)

Comment by joe strong on 01-21-2012

gavern will give him good sparring & he gets to see russia...

Comment by Jim Jeffries on 01-20-2012

I'm still trying to figure out what exactly Teddy did for Povetkin, besides waste a couple years of his prime and cut his punch output by half.

Comment by Ubermensch on 01-20-2012

Too bad Teddy ain't gonna be there, eh?

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (6)
Top Headlines JJ McDonagh Blasts Eubanks as "Fakes" Nicola Adams Aims To Blast Out Millan For WBO Crown Usyk: One Reason We Agreed To Face Bellew - Is To Get Joshua! Michael Conlan: Vladimir Nikitin Will Be My First Step Up Golovkin's Coach Doubts Age Will Be a Factor in Canelo Trilogy Brian Rose Vows To Make His Comeback in Top Form Incessant Sanctioning Silliness Prompts Alternative Crusade Canelo Has No Issue Working Out New Deal With HBO Anthony Joshua: Dillian Whyte Deserves it More Than Tyson Fury Gamboa Views Juanma as Springboard To Lomachenko Fight Anthony Joshua Asks Tyson Fury: Why Am I a Sh*thouse? Alantez Fox Picks Up Return Win, Beats Elvin Ayala Canelo Alvarez Receives Medical Clearance For December Fight Crolla: If I Win, A Good Chance The Lomachenko Fights Happens Bellew: If I Don't Stop After This, My Wife Will Divorce Me! Espinoza: Showtime Not Going Anywhere; Spending More $$$ In 2019 Salvador Briseno Inks Promotional With All Star Boxing News: Zuhayr Al-Qahtani, Ward, McCullough, Doyle, Egbunike Tony Bellew: Usyk is a Monster – But I Can Knock Him Out! Joshua's Promoter: The Sole Focus, 100%, is Wilder Fight in April Usyk-Bellew Card: Cordina-Cardle, Crolla-Yordan, Walsh-Lowe II Photos: Tony Bellew, Oleksandr Usyk - Face To Face at Presser Groves: We Are Supremely Confident of Beating Callum Smith Tony Bellew: I'm Not Scared Of Usyk's 'Crazy Ukrainian Look' Hearn: Joshua Had Horrific Camp, Flu Before Fighting Povetkin WBC Prez: Canelo vs. Charlo Status To Be Clarified at Convention Anthony Joshua-Alexander Povetkin: Afterthoughts Nietes' Trainer: No Palicte Rematch, We Want The Best at 115 McCallum Turns To Former Foe in Bid To Make Improvements Hearn Warns Warren: Fury Will Never Get 50-50 Split For Joshua Kosei Tanaka Beats Sho Kimura in Absolute War For WBO Title Anthony Joshua Smiles: This Payday is Deontay Wilder's Legacy! Zakaria Attou Stripped of EBU Belt, Milas vs. Tintor on Oct. 6 Labour MP Believes Boxing Can Help Knockout Knife Crime Joshua, Wilder, Fury Comprise Boxing's Ultimate Reality Show Eleider Alvarez Felt Golovkin Won, Vows To Beat Down Kovalev Jean Pascal vs. Gary Kopas at Cruiserweight on November 9 Oquendo: WBA Should Do The Right Thing, Crown Me Champion WBC Prez is Proud of Povetkin's Performance With Joshua Linares Finds New Hunger at 140, Still Eyes Mikey Garcia, Loma
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement