Tag: povetkin

Alexander Povetkin Appeals Process Comes To An End

WBC Board Of Governors Reports Its Definite And Final Ruling November 8, 2017 – The WBC’s March 2, 2017 ruling (the “Ruling”): (1) suspended Mr. Alexander Povetkin from participating in any WBC-sanctioned bouts indefinitely; (2) imposed a $250,000 USD fine; and (3) designed a testing protocol for Mr. Povetkin to commence as soon as feasible…

Don King Responds to WBC & Povetkin-Stiverne

Deerfield Beach, FL — Top rated heavyweights Alexander Povetkin and Bermane Stiverne were scheduled to fight for the World Boxing Council (WBC) Interim Heavyweight title on Saturday night at the Ekaterinburg Expo Center in Ekaterinburg, Russia. However, the WBC withdrew it’s sanctioning of the bout due to a Povetkin failed drug test. The WBC informed…

WBC Ruling Regarding Alexander Povetkin

Issued by WBC Board of Governors, August 17, 2016 BACKGROUND The WBC heavyweight championship of the world was scheduled to be contested on May 21, 2016 in Russia.  The Bout was Champion Deontay Wilder’s mandatory defense of his title against Mandatory Challenger Alexander Povetkin.  The Bout was the result of a purse bid the WBC…