Hearn – about a possible fight with Povetkin Joshua: In Russia we are not going

Хирн – о возможном бое Джошуа с Поветкиным: В Россию мы не поедем

Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin

According to the promoter Joshua, the world Boxing Association will likely announce the fight in the summer.

Fight the world champion under version WBA Super, IBF and IBO heavyweight champion Briton Anthony Joshua and Russian Alexander Povetkin can pass in December of this year in the UK. This was announced by the promoter Joshua Eddie Hearn, quoted by Sky Sports.

Earlier it became known that Joshua will fight with world champion under version WBO with kiwi Joseph Parker on 31 March in Cardiff. Hearn also suggested Povetkin to fight in the undercard of the evening.

It was noted that the fight with the Russian was invited to the British Derek Chisora and David price, the latter has already agreed to fight.

“Perhaps the WBA will announce the fight from Joshua Povetkin in the summer, and the fight may be held in December. Povetkin’s promoters said that they probably will arrive in the UK, because in Russia we’re not going,” said Hearn.

We will remind, in December Povetkin defeated Romanian Christian hammer by unanimous decision in the fight for the international WBO and WBA titles. Russian became the official Challenger to fight for the title of world super champion by the WBA.

Just on account of the 38-year-old Russian 33 wins (23 by knockout) and one defeat. In the asset 28-year-old Joshua 20 wins, all by knockout, no defeats.

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