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HASIM RAHMAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Povetkin TKOs Rahman, keeps WBA belt

Undefeated Alexander Povetkin of Russia retained his WBA heavyweight title with a second-round technical knockout of American challenger Hasim Rahman on Saturday. After a cagey first round, Povetkin exploded into life in the next, delivering a series of blows to which the 39-year-old former WBC, IBF and IBO champion had no response. Referee Gustavo Padilla of Panama had no option...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Povetkin TKOs Rahman in 2nd to keep WBA belt

Undefeated Alexander Povetkin of Russia retained his WBA heavyweight title with a second-round technical knockout of American challenger Hasim Rahman on Saturday. After a cagey first round, Povetkin exploded into life in the next, delivering a series of blows to which the 39-year-old former WBC, IBF and IBO champion had no response. Referee Gustavo Padilla of Panama had no option...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Povetkin vs. Rahman workout quotes, notes & photos

Since yesterday’s late arrival in Hamburg, Germany,  it is no secret that Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs) likes to take his time. As expected, he was fashionably late for today's public workout at the Europa Passage in Hamburg. After leaving the hotel behind schedule and an interview on site, he changed into his training gear and had his hands taped. The media and fans had...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Rahman looking to KO Povetkin in crazy bid for title

Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs) wants to do it again. The man who already took on big names such as Lennox Lewis will face current WBA Champion Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KOs) at the Sporthalle Hamburg, Germany, on September 29. It's a pretty crazy and ridiculous match-up, as Rahman has done absolutely zero in the sport in years. Nonetheless, the American is not planning on...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Rahman withdraws from Povetkin fight with injury

According to a report on ESPN, Hasim Rahman has withdrawn from his upcoming fight against Alexander Povetkin due to injury. Rahman aggravated a cyst on his right wrist during training, and could no longer compete at full strength. The Povetkin vs. Rahman clash had originally been scheduled for July 14th as part of the undercard for the David Haye vs. Dereck Chisora bout, however...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Team Rahman: Wait a Minute, We’re Povetkin’s Mandatory

Cohen: Rahman Fighting Povetkin Next; Nobody Else Responding to news of a supposed showdown between WBA Champion Alexander Povetkin and WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck scheduled for February 25, Greg Cohen, promoter of former unified heavyweight champion and current WBA #1 contender and mandatory challenger Hasim Rahman, wishes to remind representatives of Povetkin and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 24, 2011  |  Discuss
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