Russian Boxer Alexander Povetkin

Alexander Povetkin

WBO wants Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin fight they are preferring Povetkin over Wilder in his next fight. Povetkin nick name is Sasha he is a Russian professional boxer known as “Russian White lion”. Povetkin had the title of heavyweight WBA from 2011 to 2013 and also a gold medal in super heavyweight division at the 2004 Olympics,2003 Olympics and consecutive gold at the 2002 and 2004 European Championships.

Joshua vs Povetkin review

It is obvious Povetkin is known white lion for a reason. Povetkin ended up losing a single fight from his total 35 fights. Further more win by knockout are 24 where as Joshua is still unbeaten with total 21 fights and 20 knockout. For this reason WBO considering Joshua vs Povetkin. As Povetkin career shows that he will be tough man to face Joshua. Both Povetkin and Joshua have won 4 medals is there career till now. Joshua still holds the record of unbeaten in heavyweight championship. In addition to Total fights of Joshua which are 21 way more less then Povetkin but still he is unbeaten. At the same time Joshua is considering to take a fight with Wilder

Povetkin Amateur career

From the start Povetkin made his name kickboxing by winning World Junior championship in 1997 and which motivated him to win World title in 1999 and European professional kickboxing title in 2000. In fact At the age of 21 his first major achievement was winning boxing tournament at the Russian Championships in 2000. Therefore the amazing begging of his career made him win many more gold medal in European championships.

 Alexander Povetkin wins

Fights Win by Time Round
Povetkin vs David Price Ko 1:02 5
Povetkin vs Johann Duhaupas Ko 2:59 6
Povetkin vs Mariusz Wach Tko 0:50 12
Povetkin vs Mike Perez Tko 1:31 1
Povetkin vs Carlos Takam Ko 0:54 10
Povetkin vs Manuel Charr Ko 1:09 7
Povetkin vs Andrzej Wawrzyk Tko 2:28 3
Povetkin vs Hasim Rahman Tko 1:46 2
Povetkin vs  Cedric Boswell Ko 2:58 8
Povetkin vs Teke Oruh Ko 2:57 5
Povetkin vs  Javier Mora Tko 0:50 5
Povetkin vs Leo Nolan Ko 2:33 3
Povetkin vs. Jason Estrada UD // 10
Povetkin vs Taurus Sykes Tko 1:43 4
Povetkin vs. Chris Byrd Tko 1:52 11
Povetkin vs. Ed Mahone Tko 2:05 5
Povetkin vs. Livin Castillo Tko 2:45 4
Povetkin vs. Richard Bango Ko 2:20 2
Povetkin vs. Wladimir Klitschko UD (Loss) // 12

 

 

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