Helenius-Chisora Results & Povetkin-Boswell Results:
The Night of the Heavyweights card took place in Helsinki, Finland, and was broadcast live to the United States on EPIX. In the first fight of the evening, Alexander Povetkin easily took care of Cedric Boswell to win by stoppage. In the second, Dereck Chisora seemingly punished Robert Helenius all night, but ended up losing a controversial split decision. Read on for the full Helenius-Chisora and Povetkin-Boswell results.
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Alexander Povetkin, Chekhov, Russia, defended his WBA Heavyweight Title with an 8th-round knockout of challenger Cedric Boswell, Atlanta via Detroit. Povetkin, 227, took charge from the beginning. Boswell offered a lively jab, but when Povetkin moved in close, he seemed lost and a bit overwhelmed.
Boswell, a marginal choice as a challenger for a "world title," did about as well as he could. But there is a reason why the 42-year old's best moments in the ring in a 17+-year ...