It became known that the battle for the title of interim world champion under version WBC in a super heavyweight between the Russian Alexander Povetkin and Diliana white needs to be held in August in the British Brentwood.
The head of the promotion company «World of Boxing» Andrey Ryabinsky said the Agency TASS reported that the fight could take place in mid-August.
«We planned the date for August 15, but it is not yet approved. Soon we will be able to tell more precisely,» — said Ryabinsky.
In Brentwood is the mansion’s promoter Eddie Hearn, which was converted into a Boxing training camp. Only a scheduled four tournaments in five fights each.
We will remind that earlier Russian knight fight against the white was planned in Manchester on the first of may, but because of the pandemic, the first fight was moved to July 2020, and then on Aug.
Earlier, Alexander Povetkin came out to the ring in December 2019, when he completed his opposition to American Michael hunter in a draw.
Only 40-year-old Povetkin held 38 fights in his career, winning 35 (24 by knockout) and lost two.
Certainly Alexander during the preparation for battle will be warmed by the news that he was recognized as one of the best heavyweights of our time according to Ring magazine. Povetkin won an honorable sixth place.
In the vote the strongest heavyweight under the version involve dozens of experts in Boxing all over the world.
The best of the best out of stars out was voted British boxer Tyson fury, with its record of 30 brilliant victories and no defeats.
As for heavyweights, who are in the list, then the first place went to another representative of the UK — Anthony Joshua.
Also in the top five include next opponent Povetkin, Gillian white, Deontay Wilder, Cuban Luis Ortiz and Andy Ruiz.
But the former absolute world champion in superheavy weight 53-year-old Mike Tyson has declared to journalists that does not exclude the possibility to return to the ring and spend several charity fights.
«I went to the gym to get in shape, which will allow you to spend a few exhibition fights. Earn money to help the homeless and drug addicts», — quotes the athlete edition of the Daily Mail.
According to Tyson, it is now considering the possible candidacy of rivals.
In addition, Iron Mike said that Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx will cope with the main role in the biographical film about the boxer.
It is known that to prepare for the role Fox is doing 60 pull-UPS, 60 sit-UPS and 100 push-UPS a day.
«Fox is going to do a great job, I’m sure. I’m very grateful and very excited» — quoted Tyson the North American media.
Mike promised that the film will be very true:
— I will meet Jamie and tell the whole truth about his life and career. He will have to process all this information, where there is little beauty.
Note that the biographical film about Mike Tyson was supposed to come out in 2014, but the shooting was postponed for various reasons and a new start to the project gave just now.