Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Povetkin vs Chagaev Negotiations For WBA Title Fight

By Per Ake Persson

With Wladimir Klitschko´s dominant peformance against David Haye to unify the WBO/IBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight titles this past weekend in Hamburg, it appears to be a foregone conclusion that the WBA will declare him as being the "super champion." This move would leave the "regular" title open for a fight between mandatory challenger Ruslan Chagaev, and highest ranked available challenger Alexander Povetkin.
 
Sauerland, who promote Povetkin, confirm negotiations with Universum, who handle Chagaev, for the fight to happen in the coming months.
 
It´s a good matchup between two guys who a bit below the giant Klitschko brothers and maybe David Haye can fight the winner.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AddiX on 07-06-2011

Does alex realize he's not young and he's not a ticket seller? I could understsmd if he wanted to milk his fam base for awhile like David haye. But that ain't the case. Klitschko is the lottery of the heavyweight…

Comment by Medved on 07-06-2011

[QUOTE=giacomino;10799394]Classic Povetkin. He avoids the K Brothers for three years and then gets what he wants: a title shot without having to fight one of them. He must think Chagaev has slipped or he wouldn't take the fight.[/QUOTE] Teddy Atlas…

Comment by giacomino on 07-06-2011

Classic Povetkin. He avoids the K Brothers for three years and then gets what he wants: a title shot without having to fight one of them. He must think Chagaev has slipped or he wouldn't take the fight.

Comment by texasboi15 on 07-06-2011

you know whats funny. if we had one undisputed klitschko as champion, he would have to face all these new up and comers alone. it sure would make for some exciting fights and at least give one them a shot…

Comment by Khmelnytsky on 07-06-2011

Quite excited about this matchup.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (24)
Top Headlines Hearn: I Don't Want To Wait Until 12/1 For Wilder-Joshua Talks CompuBox: Rob Brant Throws 1,262 Shots at Ryota Murata Bob Arum: Congrats To Rob Brant, He Deserved The Win Andrade Drops, Dominates Kautondokwa For WBO Belt Rob Brant Shocks Ryota Murata For Title, Derails Golovkin Plans Emmanuel Rodriguez Edges Jason Moloney, Faces Inoue Next Katie Taylor Dominates Cindy Serrano, Wins All 10 Rounds Maxim Dadashev Decisions Antonio DeMarco Over Ten Yunier Dorticos Goes Twelve, Beats Tough Masternak in WBSS Tevin Farmer Knocks Out Tennyson With Body Shot In Fifth Kid Galahad Out-Boxes Toka Khan Clary, Wins IBF Eliminator Mike Perez Decisions Keith Tapia To Secure WBSS Alternate Spot Tommy Coyle Floors Kielczweski, Wins Unanimous Decision Michael Conlan, Esquiva Falcao, Vladimir Nikitin Win in Vegas Scott Quigg KOs Briones in Two, First Fight Since Valdez Loss Hearn: If Andrade Wins & Looks Good, He Could Become A Star Andrade vs. Kautondokwa - CompuBox Historical Review Anthony Yarde Drops Sequeira Three Times, TKO Win in Four Andrade-Kautondokwa - LIVE Results From Boston Johnny Garton Stops Gary Corcoran, Claims British Title Hearn: Andrade Still Wants To Fight Saunders At Some Point Tevin Farmer-James Tennyson: CompuBox Historical Review Katie Taylor-Cindy Serrano: CompuBox Historical Review Jose Zepeda Stays Busy at The Auditorio Municipal in Tecate Ryota Murata-Rob Brant: CompuBox Historical Review Nathan Gorman Gets Win, Beats Kamil Sokolowski In Brentwood Dadashev vs. DeMarco - CompuBox Historical Review Crawford To Pacquiao: I Was Scared? You Didn't Want To Fight! Francisco Rodriguez vs. Tyson Marquez in Crossroads Fight Saul Sanchez Has To Dig Deep To Defeat Fernando Saavedra Naoya Inoue: I Expect To Fight Rodriguez, He Beats Moloney Andrade: If I Face The Elite at 160 - I'm F***ing Somebody Up! Kautondokwa: Soon People Will Know How To Say My Name! Rodriguez-Moloney, Dorticos-Masternak: WBSS Stats & Stakes Hearn: Kautondokwa More Dangerous For Andrade Than Saunders Andrade: I'll Fight Canelo At 168; No Reason For Us Not To Fight Daily Bread Mailbag: Crawford, Roy Jones, Hatton, Tyson, More Kautondokwa: Don't Underestimate Me; I Didn't Just Fall From Sky! Coldwell Reflects on McDonnell's Knockout Loss To Roman Video: Jorge Linares Talks Loma-Pedraza, Murata-Brant, More
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement