The 2004 Olympic super-heavyweight gold medalist and former Wba Hw champion Alexander Povetkin entered this fight with a professional record of 34-2-0 (24 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.5 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Andy Ruiz Jr). He fought twice last year beating David Price (Alexander Povetkin vs David Price) and losing to Anthony Joshua (Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin).
His opponent, Hughie Fury (cousins of Tyson Fury), has a boxing record of 23-2-0 (13 knockouts) and he entered as the No.22 in the same weight class. He lost to Kubrat Pulev last year (Kubrat Pulev vs Hughie Fury) but then he has won over Chris Norrad (Hughie Fury vs Chris Norrad) and Samuel Peter (Hughie Fury vs Samuel Peter). Povetkin vs Fury is on the undercard of Vasyl Lomachenko vs Luke Campbell. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom
Division: heavyweight (over 200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Povetkin’s previous fight: Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin
Fury’s previous fight: Hughie Fury vs Samuel Peter
Povetkin’s next fight: Alexander Povetkin vs Michael Hunter
Fury’s next fight: Hughie Fury vs Pavel Sour
Povetkin vs Fury full fight video:
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