Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/14/14
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The tension is building. Saturday's fight night is just around the corner. Three big fights are scheduled and they all have one thing in common. The (fake) WBA Heavyweight Championship between Alexander Povetkin (24-0,16 KOs) and Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs), Kubrat Pulev's (16-0, 8 KOs) European and IBF International Heavyweight Championship defense against Alexander Ustinov (27-0, 21 KOs) and the WBA Intercontinental Championship bout between Jack Culcay (12-0, 8 KOs) and Mark Thompson (24-1, 14 KOs) are all likely to end prematurely. It would be a surprise if all of them would last the distance. Convinced of an early success is Hasim Rahman. Once again, the 39-year-old stated his intentions of knocking out current WBA Champion Alexander Povetkin and taking his throne. “I'm happy that I got the chance for the title. I'm completely focused on myself and it doesn’t matter who is in front of me. I will knock Povetkin out.” But how qickly could he end the bout? “Between rounds one an...
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