Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Povetkin, Lebedev Doubleheader, 11/4 in Kazan, Russia

By Alexey Sukachev

Further realizing their plan to bring boxing into different parts of Russia and to widen their area of presence, “World of Boxing” will enter the city of Kazan, a capital of the Tatar Republic, located on the shores of Volga River, with a breakthrough show on November 4. The card will be held at the Basket-Hall, a home of UNICS, local basketball franchise.

The main event of the evening will see WBC and TBRB #1 rated heavyweight Alexander Povetkin (29-1, 21 KOs), who will look to defend his WBC Silver title against an opponent to be named. Povetkin is presently in hot pursuit of the WBC champion Deontay Wilder and will look to retain his mandatory challenger’s status for a future major showdown with the American.

The co-feature of the night will be the next title defense of the WBA cruiserweight titleholder and TBRB #3 Denis Lebedev (27-1, 20 KOs), whose opponent is yet to be announced. (Note: Lebedev’s record is presented in the manner provided by his promoters).

Also on the card are:

• IBO cruiserweight champion, TBRB #7 and 2008 Beijing heavyweight gold medalist Rakhim Chakhkiev (23-1, 18 KOs);

• Another cruiserweight prodigy Dmitry “The Sledgehammer” Kudryashov (18-0, 18 KOs), who is rated in top six of all the major sanctioning bodies and who is also TBRB #9 rated 200lber;

• Another IBO champion in light welterweight power-hitter Eduard Troyanovskiy (22-0, 19 KOs), who is on the twelve-fight kayo string;

• Ex-WBA titlist Svetlana Kulakova (10-0-1, 1 KO).

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Cuban Linx on 08-04-2015

[QUOTE=Tobi.G;15935364]Im not verry impressed about Kudryasov. I saw his last fight, he has lots of flaws. He has power but not much else. At this Point i think Lebedev and Chakhiev are better.[/QUOTE] Of course they are. Kudrayashov is very…

Comment by Warrior2015 on 08-04-2015

Great Card

Comment by Tobi.G on 08-03-2015

Im not verry impressed about Kudryasov. I saw his last fight, he has lots of flaws. He has power but not much else. At this Point i think Lebedev and Chakhiev are better.

Comment by Slowhand on 08-03-2015

[QUOTE=From Russia;15935118]They should find somebody from at least top 30 for Kudryashov...[/QUOTE] Top ten please. - I wonder if Kudryasov is planning on moving to HW, he looks like a huge CW and certainly hits like a HW.

Comment by From Russia on 08-03-2015

They should find somebody from at least top 30 for Kudryashov...

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (9)
Top Headlines Katie Taylor Aims To Make Statement For Boston Fans JJ Metcalf vs. Liam Williams Added To Frampton-Warrington Canelo Alvarez vs. Rocky Fielding - Ticket Information Mayweather Reacts To Khabib: CBS, SHO - Get The Checkbook! Lebedev vs. Wilson, Zhang vs. Ustinov on November 24, Monaco Shakur Stevenson Wants Josh Warrington Sooner Than Later Lemieux Hopes To Return in December, Fight Canelo in 2019 Bob Arum: I Don't Believe There's An Al Haymon; He's Fictional Team Kautondokwa Praise Ruling on Saunders, Andrade Shot Frampton Open To Gary Russell, Smiles at Warrington's Style Lewis Benson Vows To Bounce Back, Wants Coyle Rematch Zolani Tete To Be Trained By Floyd Mayweather Sr. McGregor's Trainer Doesn't Rule Out Malignaggi Boxing Match Ricky Hatton Expects Very Big Things From Nathan Gorman This Bud's For You, Crawford's Stock Continues To Rise Adonis Stevenson: I'll Prove I'm Still #1, I'll Knock Gvozdyk Out! Mikael Zewski vs. Ali Funeka Set For Stevenson-Gvozdyk Card Rey Vargas Planning To Make Title Defense in December Felix Verdejo vs. Yardley Armenta Cruz on November 10 Ruben Villa Outpoints Miguel Carrizoza Over Eight Rounds Eduardo Hernandez Draws Heavy Interest From U.S. Promoters Wilder Offers Apology Over Mascot, Network Denies Injury Hearn: Chisora, Not Luis Ortiz, is Frontrunner For Whyte Kavaliauskas-Arriaza Winner Could Be Next Foe For Crawford Bob Arum: I Would Love To Make Crawford-Spence Fight Next Khabib To Mayweather: In The Jungle, There is Only One King! Crawford-Benavidez Does Big Ratings For ESPN Photos: Mikaela Mayer Dominates Vanessa Bradford Over Eight Shakur Stevenson: I Want Lee Selby Next, Calling Him Out Forever Photos: Shakur Stevenson, Mike Alvarado, Adames Get KO Wins Crawford Coach: I Told Benavidez He'd Get His Ass Kicked! Photos: Terence Crawford Blasts Jose Benavidez in Twelfth Photos: Francesco Patera Hands Lewis Ritson First Career Loss Photos: Robbie Davies Beats Glenn Foot in Bloody Title Battle Photos: Joshua Buatsi, Dave Allen Grab KO Wins in Newcastle Terence Crawford: It Feels So Good To Shut Jose Benavidez Up Zolani Tete: I Hope Burnett Wins, I've Always Wanted To Face Him Amanda Serrano Gets Submission Win in Second MMA Bout Jose Benavidez: I'm Great Too, I Gave Crawford a Hell of a Fight! Angel Acosta Drills Abraham Rodriguez in Two Rounds
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement