Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin on December 15 in Ekaterinburg will fight for the WBO International heavyweight champion. This is the official site of the promotion company “World of Boxing”</u>.
The fight with Povetkin will be the main event of a big Boxing show at the Ekaterinburg Palace of game sports “Uralochka”. His opponent will be announced later.
In his previous fight in July of this year in Moscow, Russian Vityaz defeated Ukrainian Andriy Rudenko won the vacant titles WBO International and WBA Inter-Continental heavyweight champion.
Only record the 38-year-old athlete includes 32 victories and one defeat, which in 2013 he was struck by Ukrainian Vladimir Klitschko.
Recall that Povetkin successfully returned to the ring after two doping scandals. In may 2016 was not held in his fight for the title of world champion under version WBC American DevTeam Wilder, because in the body the Russians found Meldonium, and in December of 2016 was cancelled fight for the title of “interim” world champion with the canadian bermana Stiverne due to a positive doping test for ostarine.
Today, Alexander is in the fifth position in the ranking of the WBA and seventh in the WBO rankings and the IBF ranking is 12th place.