Alexander Povetkin’s “B” sample came back positive on Thursday, news that may cause the WBC to make a decision on whether to suspend Povetkin.
While the WBC continues to investigate Alexander Povetkin’s positive drug test, the WBC ruled Wednesday Deontay Wilder can make a voluntary defense.
Heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder grows impatient with the WBC as he waits to see if it drops Alexander Povetkin from its ratings after a failed drug test.
Former cruiserweight and heavyweight titleholder David Haye faces 16-1 underdog Arnold Gjergjaj on Saturday in the second stage of his comeback.
Lou DiBella took issue with Alexander Povetkin promoter Andrey Ryabinsky’s claim that Povetkin is still deserving of a fight despite a positive drug test.
Deontay Wilder remains in Sheffield, England, awaiting a ruling by the WBC on whether his bout will proceed after Alexander Povetkin flunked a pre-fight drug test.
Alexander Povetkin’s positive drug test for the banned substance meldonium now threatens his heavyweight title fight with Deontay Wilder on May 21 in Moscow.
Deontay Wilder was frustrated by Charles Martin’s knockout loss to Anthony Joshua, saying, “He could have gotten up” but was only thinking of a “payday.”
WBC heavyweight titlist Deontay Wilder will pack his bags and head to Megasport Arena in Moscow, Russia to defend against Alexander Povetkin.
Showtime is in talks to air a broadcast with Jermall Charlo’s live title defense against Austin Trout with a replay of Deontay Wilder vs. Alexander Povetkin in Russia.
Heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder will defend his title against Alexander Povetkin in the mandatory challenger’s home country, Povetkin’s promoter said.
Heavyweight titleholder Charlers Martin will face Anthony Joshua on April 9, but his first choice was an all-American heavyweight bout with Deontay Wilder.
Deontay Wilder is inching closer to finally getting his wish of facing mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin.
Heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder says he wants to fight Alexander Povetkin next and clear a path to unifying the division.
Tyson Fury has mentioned the possibility of retirement but in a conversation with British media on Wednesday, he called out several potential foes.