Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/16/12
Povetkin with new coach - Rahman not amused Two very different attitudes on display in Hamburg, Germany. While Alexander Povetkin, WBA Heavyweight-World-Champion, was happy to talk to the press and presented himself in a positive manner, his mandatory Hasim Rahman drew attention by being quite moody at their first press conference leading up to their fight on September 29 in Hamburg. Maybe the reason for the behavior of the former world champion was the long and exhausting journey from the States. According to himself, he was just upset about him not being illustrated on the promotional posters for the event. "Obviously, I am not being respected over here. For that, I will punish Povetkin inside the ring and take revenge. This is all I have got to say." Indeed, Rahman didn't give many interviews to the media afterwards. On the other side, Povetkin was extremely communicative during his appearance in the city of Hamburg. Perhaps his new coach Kostya Tszyu, who accompanied him to G...
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