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Povetkin is preparing for battle against the white Altai

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DescriptionAlexander Povetkin© Valery sharifulin/TASS

MOSCOW, June 26. /TASS/. Russian boxer Aleksandr Povetkin prepares the Altai to the fight against Briton Dillian white. This is stated in the statement Povetkin, provided by TASS press service of the promotion company “World of Boxing”.

Earlier it became known that the fight Povetkin – white will be held on August 22 in the UK.

This teaboy Povetkin – white will take place on August 22 in the British Brentwood

“I am very glad that is the date of our fight, now we’re getting ready in the Altai, – said Povetkin. Of Gillian good, strong fighter, it will be interesting to box with him. For me, this is an important fight. So I will give their all and do everything to show a beautiful, interesting fight.”

Povetkin spent his last fight in December 2019 against American Michael hunter for the title of the mandatory Challenger for the world title by the world Boxing Association (WBA), the game ended in a draw. All the assets of 40-year-old Russian 35 wins (24 by knockout), two defeats and one draw. On account of a 32-year-old white’s 27 wins (18 by knockout) and one defeat.

Fight Povetkin – white was originally scheduled for may 2, but due to the pandemic coronavirus was first postponed to July and then August. The winner will become a contender for the title of world champion of the world Boxing Council (WBC).

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