Povetkin and Perez to do battle on Friday for a shot at Deontay Wilder

21
May

Povetkin and Perez to do battle on Friday for a shot at Deontay Wilder

On Friday, heavyweights Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez will go head to head in Moscow, Russia for the opportunity to face WBC titlist Deontay Wilder.

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24
Oct

Alexander Povetkin flattens Carlos Takam in 10th

Heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin scored his second straight knockout against Carlos Takam on Friday, flattening the respected fringe contender in the 10th-round at the Luzhniki Concert Hall in Moscow, Russia.

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30
May

Lem’s latest: Alexander Povetkin stops Manuel Charr in Round 7

Once-beaten heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin rebounded from his decision loss to RING champ Wladimir Klitschko by stopping Manuel Charr at the 1:09 mark of Round 7 on Friday in Moscow.

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19
Dec

Bermane Stiverne drops lawsuit against Don King

Heavyweight contender Bermane Stiverne informed RingTV.com that he has dropped the lawsuit that he filed against promoter Don King in advance of the WBC’s order for King to begin negotiations with Chris Arreola’s promoter Dan Goossen for a fight for the vacant WBC title.

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19
Dec

WBC orders Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch for vacant title

The WBC has ordered the promoters of Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola to begin free negotiations for a rematch for the WBC heavyweight title that was vacated by Vitali Klitschko earlier this month. Stiverne unanimously decisioned Arreola in April.

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16
Dec

Vitali Klitschko declared WBC’s Champion Emeritus

WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko, who will run for president of the Ukraine, has been declared “Champion Emeritus,” which means his belt is now vacant for the WBC’s top contenders to fight for.

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24
Sep

Wilder says Haye beats Fury, title shot coming next year

Heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder, who has been added to the Oct. 26 Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat card, believes David Haye will defeat Tyson Fury on Feb. 8, and that he will be fighting for a major title during the early months of next year.

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16
Aug

Lem’s latest: WBC allows V. Klitschko-Stiverne delay until March

Vitali Klitschko, who has been busy in politics and nursing a hand injury, has been given until March to make the mandatory defense of his WBC heavyweight title against Bermane Stiverne.

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16
Aug

Wilder laughs off ‘bogus’ protest by Liakhovich

Deontay Wilder on Sergei Liakhovich’s protest of his first-round knockout loss: “I must have hit him harder than I thought, because he must still have a concussion.”

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30
Jul

Klitschko granted extension on Stiverne purse bid

WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko, who is 42, has been granted an extension to an unspecified date for the pursebid to make his mandatory defense against Bermane Stiverne.

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