The 2004 Olympic super-heavyweight gold medalist and former Wba Hw champion Alexander Povetkin entered this fight with a record of 33-1-0 (23 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Anthony Joshua). He suffered his only loss when he faced Wladimir Klitschko in 2013 (Klitschko vs Povetkin), since then he has won seven bouts beating Andriy Rudenko (Povetkin vs Rudenko) and Christian Hammer in 2017 (Alexander Povetkin vs Christian Hammer).
His opponent, the former Olympian David Price, has a boxing record of 22-4-0 (18 KOs=82%) and he entered as the No.44 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year losing to Christian Hammer (Christian Hammer vs David Price) and defeating Kamil Sokolowski. Povetkin vs Price is valid for the WBA Inter-Continental and WBO International heavyweight titles; undercard of Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Division: heavyweight (over 200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: WBA Inter-Continental and WBO International heavyweight titles
Povetkin’s previous fight: Alexander Povetkin vs Christian Hammer
Povetkin’s next fight: Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin
Povetkin vs Price full fight video:
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