Found October 04, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
Legendary boxer Wladimir Klitschko and challenger Alexander Povetkin tipped the scales Friday for tomorrow’s bout at the SC Olimpiyskiy arena in Moscow. The 37-year-old Klitschko (60-3, 52 KOs) weighed 241.6 pounds and the 34-year-old Povetkin (26-0, 18 KOs) went 225.7 pounds. A gold medalist at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, the 6-foot-6 Klitschko most recently exited the squared circle in May following an easy sixth round TKO victory over Italian Francesco Pianeta. Comparatively, the 6-foot-2 Povetkin last vacated the ring on May 17 after flooring Andrzej Wawrzyk in the third round. Currently ranked fourth in the pound-for-pound rankings, Hayden Panettiere’s … Continue reading →

Klitschko vs. Povetkin results: Wladimir dominates in ugly 12-round fight

Wladimir Klitschko dominated Alexander Povetkin on Saturday in an HBO-televised clash from Moscow, Russia. But despite the lopsided nature of the bout, this won't go down as an impressive performance, or a signature win for Klitschko. The Klitschko vs. Povetkin fight was ugly and near-unwatchable, filled with nonstop holding and clinches, and devoid of drama or quality action...

Klitschko vs. Povetkin weigh-in results & photos

Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin stepped on the scales this afternoon in Moscow, Russia, in advance of their heavyweight championship clash on Saturday night. Right here, you'll find the Klitschko vs. Povetkin weigh-in results and photos. Take a look and see what the fighters weighed and how they looked at the weighs. Klitschko vs. Povetkin Weights Wladimir Klitschko...

W. Klitschko Returns Against Povetkin – BC’s Prediction

MOSCOW, RUSSIAN - “Mr. Steelhammer” Wladimir Klitschko returns to the ring this Saturday against the undefeated Alexander Povetkin for the assorted alphabet titles (IBF, WBO, WBA, and IBO). Before I offer my prediction, let’s take a look at their three most recent bouts. Background Klitschko’s most recent victory came at the hands of Francesco Pianeta, a previous sparring...

Wladimir Klitschko Strikes Again, Povetkin Proves No Match

At the Olimpiyskiy in Moscow Saturday evening Wladimir Klitschko took on yet another challenger for his WBO, WBA, IBF and IBO belts in Alexander Povetkin. The 34-year-old Russian had the advantage of a home crowd for the fight but the fans can only do so much. Povetkin, like most before him, fell victim to the […]

W. Klitschko vs. A. Povetkin Weigh-In

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Tomorrow, Wladimir Klitschko and Alexander Povetkin engage in battle, but today they weigh-in. Klitschko topped the scales at 241.5 pounds while Povetkin weighed 225.7. Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing® begins with a live heavyweight championship fight from Moscow at 3:30 p.m. (ET/PT): Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alexander Povetkin. The HBO® telecast of Klitschko...

Wladimir Klitschko Mugs Alexander Povetkin

There have been back alley assaults outside West Virginia taverns cleaner than what Wladimir Klitschko did to Alexander Povetkin Saturday in Russia on HBO en route to a 119-104 unanimous decision across the board. There have been more credible performances by WWE referees, too, than the officiating Luis Pabon "administered" Saturday. Klitschko still was a class above...

Alexander Povetkin Q&A Interview: I’ll be the winner, whether it’s one or 12 rounds

Alexander Povetkin (26-0, 18 KO's) has finished his preparations for his fight against world Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (60-3, 51 KO's). Shortly before the mega-fight in Moscow, Povetkin took some time to answer a few questions for this Q&A interview, where he displays his confidence that he'll win big on Saturday night. Credit: Michael Sterling Eaton...

Terrible Tim Witherspoon previews Wladimir Klitschko vs Alexander Povetkin

For the first time in ring history, two Olympic super-heavyweight gold medallists collide for the world heavyweight championship tomorrow evening when Wladimir Klitschko defends his WBA Super, WBO, IBF and IBO belts against WBA ‘regular’ champion Alexander Povetkin at Moscow’s Olympic Stadium. President Putin will be ringside.With promoter Vlad Khryunov punting a colossal ...

End of the year Fight Predictions with 'Iceman' John Scully There is three months left of the year 2013 and some big fights for fight fans to get excited about.  I was wondering if you could give the readers your prediction and fight thoughts on the below fights.  Wladimir Klitschko  v Alexander Povetkin  ICE: I think Wladimir is just now starting to get his respect and I think it will actually be many years after his...

Viewing Picks for October 5, 2013

All Times Eastern Boxing World Championship Boxing, Moscow, Russia Heavyweight Title Fight Wladimir Klitschko vs. Alexander Povetkin -- HBO, 3:30 p.m. World Championship Boxing, Orlando, FL Super Welterweights Miguel Cotto vs. Delvin Rodriguez -- HBO, 9:45 p.m. 24/7 Bradley/Marquez -- HBO, 12:30 a.m. (Sunday) CFL Montreal Alouettes at Edmonton Eskimos...

Previews And Predictions For Miguel Cotto Vs. Delvin Rodriguez, Wladimir Klitschko Vs. ...

We're in something akin to a fall sweeps period for HBO boxing, with this weekend and last spotlighting various titans of TV ratings in the sport. Up last Saturday was Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr., and he reportedly delivered the biggest cable boxing ratings of the year so far. Up this coming Saturday are Miguel Cotto and Wladimir Klitschko. Later in October and the rest of the year...
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