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Povetkin vs. Price Nearly Done For Joshua-Parker, Says Hearn

By Elliot Foster

David Price is on the verge of what could be a life-changing opportunity, it has been revealed.

The 34-year-old former British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion looks set to land a spot on the undercard of Anthony Joshua’s fight against Joseph Parker.

Joshua faces the New Zealand WBO champion on March 31 in a unification showdown at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, exclusively live on Sky Sports Box Office.

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And Price is expected to fight Alexander Povetkin on the same bill, with the pot ofgold at the end of the rainbow potentially being a shot at the 29-year-old Olympic champion, providing he beats his challenger on the same night.

Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn said a couple of weeks ago that there was a possibility that the fight could happen.

But on Tuesday, at the Hilton Hotel in the city centre where he was promoting the ‘Back To Business’ card on April 21 at the ECHO Arena, topped by the return of Amir Khan against Canada’s Phil Lo Greco, Hearn issued Boxing Scene with a positive update, stating that there should be some news in the next week or so.

He said: “We’re nearly there [on announcing the fight]. [David] Price has agreed, [Alexander] Povetkin has agreed and we hope that by the end of this week we will be announcing Povetkin vs. Price at the [Principality] Stadium for the WBA Inter-Continental title [currently held by Povetkin] and the number one position with the WBA for Anthony Joshua.

“This is a massive opportunity for David Price, don’t blink in that one.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by genrick on 01-31-2018

Glad Povetkin is back.

Comment by mlac on 01-31-2018

lol oh god im going to laugh so hard during this fight im scared i might have a heart attack. i was literally crippled over in tears after the Hammer V Price fight :lol1: Pricey might be my favorite boxer…

Comment by stealthradon on 01-31-2018

[QUOTE=Mr Objecitivity;18450649]Do you reckon Alexander Povetkin can beat Anthony Joshua right now?[/QUOTE] No, I think AJ's height and reach is too much for Povetkin. I doubt he would get KO'd, and would probably get some rounds. Probably 8-4 or something,…

Comment by Mr Objecitivity on 01-31-2018

[QUOTE=stealthradon;18450008]Price would insist on VADA testing, but is afraid he might get fatigued having to piss in a cup[/QUOTE] Do you reckon Alexander Povetkin can beat Anthony Joshua right now?

Comment by Mr Objecitivity on 01-31-2018

[QUOTE=MaksBox;18449996]Honestly, we agree on all except Povetkin. Povetkin is far younger and in better shape to smack AJ around. In either case, it would be a really good payday for both and I would take Povetkin vs AJ any day…

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