Date: 7 months ago   Category: Box & MMA

Povetkin's fight with British will be judged by British


The duel of the Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin and British Anthony Joshua will judge the English referee. Sky Sports reports about it. "It will be the Englishman. We look for English referee for fight as we need only the best in the world" — the promoter Eddie Hearn has said. According to him, the Russian side not against such decision. Fight between Povetkin and Joshua will take place in London on September 22. The British heavyweight owns champion belts of the World boxing association (WBA) (Super), the World boxing organization (WBO) and International boxing federation (IBF). The Russian is an obligatory applicant for the title WBA. At the beginning of April of this year the organization has obliged to begin Joshua negotiations on fight with Povetkin, otherwise he could lose a belt. Joshua's representatives insisted on that the duel has taken place in Great Britain. 38-year-old Povetkin has had 35 fights in which I have won 34 victories (24 — a knockout) and I have suffered one defeat. Joshua doesn't know defeats: in an asset of British 21 fights and 21 victories (the 20th knockout). It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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