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Alexander Povetkin - Opening of The B-Sample is Postponed

The testing saga continues for heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin. On Tuesday, the World Boxing Council announced that Povetkin's B-sample, in connection to his VADA drug test on December 6th, ...Read More

Don King Says $2 Million Lost in Povetkin vs. Stiverne Fallout

According to veteran promoter Don King, his side lost close to $2 million as a result of the canceled fight between his heavyweight, Bermand Stiverne, and Russia's Alexander Povetkin. ...Read More

Povetkin's B-Sample Will Be Opened in January, Says Ryabinsky

The B-Sample to Alexander Povetkin's failed random drug test, from December 6th, will be opened in January, according to his promoter Andrey Ryabinsky from World of Boxing. ...Read More

Stiverne Says Team Povetkin's Claim of Low Ratio is Irrelevant

According to former heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne, the small numerical figure involved in Alexander Povetkin's failed test is irrelevant. Povetkin was originally scheduled to face Stiverne fo...Read More

Don King Not Sure if He Will File a Lawsuit Over Povetkin Fallout

Veteran promoter Don King has not yet made up his mind about filing a lawsuit against his promotional rival Andrei Ryabinsky of Russia - over the recent mess involving Olympic gold medal winner Alexan...Read More

Stiverne's Trainer Not Ruling Out Povetkin Fight - If He's Clean

Last Saturday night in Russia, boxing fans watched heavyweight Alexander Povetkin score a knockout victory over France's Johann Duhaupas in six rounds. Povetkin was originally scheduled to face Canada...Read More

Povetkin's Drug Test From December 13 Comes Back Clean

A new twist in the drug testing saga of Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin, who is accused of doping violations. On Saturday, December 17, Povetkin knocked out France's Johann Duhaupas in six roun...Read More

WBC Prez: Stiverne Can't Become Interim-Champ Without a Fight

World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman rejected the possibility of making Bermane Stiverne the WBC interim-heavyweight champion after the cancellation of the fight against Alexander Povetkin...Read More

Stiverne: 'They' Knew All Along That Povetkin Would Test Positive

Former WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne had a feeling that something strange was going on last week - and then he was hit with the news that Alexander Povetkin testing positive for banned sub...Read More

Don King Preparing Lawsuit Against Povetkin, Ryabinsky

According to overseas sources, veteran promoter Don King is preparing to gain a measure of revenge by filing a lawsuit against his promotional rival Andrei Ryabinsky of Russia....Read More

Wilder Won’t Discuss Povetkin's 2nd Failed PED Test in 7 Months

Deontay Wilder surely has plenty to say about Alexander Povetkin failing another performance-enhancing drug test. In a complete departure from the norm, though, the talkative heavyweight champion has ...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter Not Convinced By VADA Test, Explains Doubts

Olympic gold medal winner and former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin has maintained that he did not use banned performance enhancing substances and does not know how steroids entered his b...Read More

Povetkin Says 'Out of Shape' Stiverne Was Looking For a Way Out

Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin (31-1-0, 23 KO’s) believes Bermane Stiverne (25-3-1, 21 KO’s) had no intention of fighting him and didn't properly train for the fight. He felt Stiverne wa...Read More

Don King Explodes on Povetkin, Wants Stiverne To Get Wilder Shot

LAS VEGAS – In the aftermath of Saturday’s news that the WBC Interim heavyweight title fight in Russia between former heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne and top-ranked Alexander Povetkin had been c...Read More

Povetkin vs. Duhaupas Showdown Will Happen, Says Ryabinsky

According to World of Boxing CEO Andrei Ryabinsky, who promotes Alexander Povetkin (30-1-0, 22 KO’s), a deal was indeed reached with Johann Duhaupas (34-3, 21KOs) to replace Bermane Stiverne (25-2-1, ...Read More

Johann Duhaupas To Replace Stiverne? Face Alexander Povetkin?

According to sources with knowledge of the situation, there are ongoing to discussions to have Johann Duhaupas (34-3, 21KOs) replace Bermane Stiverne (25-2-1, 21 KO’s) on Saturday night at the Ekateri...Read More

Stiverne is Furious: Povetkin Fight is OFF - I'm Heading Home!

As reported earlier on BoxingScene.com, World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman revealed that Alexander Povetkin (30-1-0, 22 KO’s) has tested positive for a banned substance. ...Read More

Povetkin vs. Stiverne - WBC Withdraws Sanction - Full Ruling!

On December 16, 2016, VADA notified the WBC that Alexander Povetkin’s anti-doping test taken from his December 6, 2016 sample (the “Test”) pursuant to the WBC Clean Boxing Program (“CPB”) yielded an a...Read More

Povetkin Tests Positive For Banned Substance, Fight in Jeopardy!

Ekaterinburg, Russia - On the eve of his world title eliminator, World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman has announced that Alexander Povetkin (30-1-0, 22 KO’s) has tested positive for a bann...Read More

Povetkin Tested Five Times By VADA Heading Into Stiverne Bout

Ekaterinburg, Russia - If there was any question about the testing protocol for Saturday's WBC heavyweight eliminator, Alexander Povetkin (30-1-0, 22 KO’s) revealed that he was tested at least five ti...Read More