Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 5/17/13
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Wladimir Klitschko can come. That's what must have gone through the mind of Alexander Povetkin on Friday night after he finished off Andrzej Wawrzyk inside three rounds. It was obvious that the Pole was over his head from the get go and was sent to the canvas on three occasions before the 33-year-old Russian was declared the winner and still WBA (fake) Heavyweight Champion of the world. Credit: Photo Wende The defending fake champion started of slowly at the Crocus City Hall in Myakinino, close to the Russian capital of Moscow. In front of the eyes of Vitali Klitschko (current WBC Champion), former WBA Champion Nikolai Valuev as well as American movie star Steven Seagal the Russian mainly dominated with his jab.  But from round two onwards, Povetkin did not hold back anymore. The orthodox fighter started to dominate Wawrzyk, who wasn't able to take advantage of his superior height and reach.  After pushing him into the corner, the champion caught the Pole with a powerful right hoo...
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