Moscow will go into meltdown when Wladimir Klitschko takes on Alexander Povetkin in the city, in a fight which by boxing’s international standards is a local rivalry. The Klitschko vs Povetkin fight is getting all sorts of publicity. These two were supposed to fight for years but something always came up. Now it will finally … more
Klitschko vs Povetkin weigh ins took place today and it’s safe to say that all of Moscow, and most of the boxing public is going crazy. Klitschko came in looking every bit in shape, as he usually is, and Povetkin came with a game face, one that says “I’m not afraid of Klitschko”. For some reason, people believe Povetkin is the real deal despite the size difference. Sure he has an Olympic Gold Medal to his name, but Klitschko is unbeatable right? or maybe not. October 5th the boxing world will see what Klitschko and Povetkin are both made of.
Klitschko vs Povetkin Fight Weight In
In that ever so memorable moment before a fight, Klitschko and Povetkin met to weigh in. It was quite the weigh in. You know a fight is big when Michael Buffer is there to announce at the weigh in, and this was the case. Both fighter came in ready to fight. Klitschko weighed in at 109.6 kilos while Povetkin weighed in at 102.4 kilos. There is a small weight difference between the two, but it is the height and reach difference which is more significant. Klitschko is listed at being 6″6 with an 81 inch reach, while Povetkin is 6″2 with a 75 inch reach. While it may seem like little, this makes a difference in boxing. Especially when they are both Olympic Gold medalists. The quality of the Klitschko vs Povetkin fight is unlike anything we’ve seen in recent years in the Heavyweight division and this is legitimately a fight worth watching. Check out the Klitschko vs Povetkin weigh in video below:
Klitschko vs Povetkin Start Time
The fight that the world has been waiting for will begin at 3:30 PM ET and will feature a few undercard fights first. The event will be on tape-delay on HBO at 10PM ET. If you want to see it live then be sure to watch at 3:30 PM ET. Moscow’s Olympiisky Arena will be completely sold out in this fight, beeing deemed the biggest boxing match ever hosted in Russia. This fight is a big deal, and although not many people have spoken about it in the United States, Klitschko vs Povetkin is expected to be one of the fight’s of year. Both men have Olympic caliber boxing, and both have world titles. Practically every Heavyweight Championship belt in the sport of boxing will be on the line so there is no question that this will be an important fight, one not to be missed.
Klitschko Knows Povetkin Will Be a Tough Opponent
Wladimir Klitschko knows that he is in for a tough night when he steps in the ring with unbeaten Alecander Povetkin tommorow. He is prepared for the toughest fight of his life. Klitschko, who is undefeated for the last 9 years (last loss was to Lamont Brewster), is facing a warrior in Povetkin that has not lost in 26 pro fights. He has never even been knocked down, so it could mean a long night for both fighters. One thing is for certain, the fans will be very entertained because although the odds show Klitschko is a heavy favorite, they do not reflect the reality of what’s happening here. Be sure to watch Klitschko vs Povetkin because it will be a Heavyweight title fight to remember.
Klitschko vs Povetkin is the fight that everybody is talking about. Povetkin is the first challenger in a long time that people are giving a real chance to beat Wladimir. Dr. Stellhammer has dominated the Heavyweight division over the last 7 years, and nobody has even come close to beating him. While he was on top of the Heavyweight division, Povetkin has been steady climbing up the rankings in hope of one day becoming champion. On October 5th he will have his chance, and Moscow will bare witness to one of the most anticipated fights in boxing history.
Klitschko Compares Povetkin to Mike Tyson
In a recent interview before the fight, Wladimir compared Povetkin to Mike Tyson in his prime. Povetkin likes to move forward and is a very explosive fighter. The way Klitschko has handled fighters like this in the past is by throwing the jab often and hard, but the question is whether or not Povetkin will have an answer for that. We must remember that Povetkin is an Olympic Gold Medalist, something that is rare to see. He has the skills, he has the talent, but will he be able to put it all together come fight night on October 5th in Moscow. Klitschko vs Povetkin is getting everyone excited, is it possible that the great Klitschko has met his match? Check out the video below where Klitschko talks about Povetkin.
Klitschko vs Povetkin Live Stream
Everyone will want to watch the Klitschko vs Povetkin fight when it takes place, no matter where they are located. There will be many ways to watch. One way is Pay Per View. Another way is Sky Box Office, which usually shows all the big Klitschko fights. Fans looking to watch the fight online, will be able to see the Klitschko vs Povetkin live stream which will be available in high quality on the internet. The venue in Moscow is almost sold out to capacity, and people will be tuning in to see Klitschko win or even lose. Whenever a fighter seems too invincible, people want to see him lose, and many people in Moscow are hoping that Povetkin will be the man to defeat him.
Talks of Haye facing Klitschko vs Povetkin Winner
With news of the Haye vs Fury fight being cancelled, many people in boxing believe that Haye cancelling the fight due to a cut is just an excuse to face the winner of the Klitschko vs Povetkin fight, which would mean a bigger payday for Haye at the end of the day. Haye denies these claims and insists that he rescheduled the Fury fight and will fight Fury as promised. In the meantime, boxing fans all over the world are looking forward to this blockbuster heavyweight clash. On October 5th, the world will have their eyes on Klitschko vs Povetkin live from Moscow!
When Wladimr Kitschko fights Alexander Povetkin in Russia on October 5th, both men will take home their biggest ever pay check for a single fight. The fight is attracting so much attention because between them the two fighters share all the belts of the heavyweight division, except for the WBC which is held by Vitali Klitschko – Wladimir’s brother. The records of the two men are also impressive; Wladimir has won 60 of his 63 fights, while Povetkin has won all of his 26 fights. The Klitschko vs Povetkin fight is a long time in the making, and is part of a crazy second half of 2013 for boxing. Klitschko has been dominating the heavyweight division for a while and it has been really difficult for him to find a challenge. This might be what everyone has been looking for.
Will so many honours shared between them, you would think that boo makers would have Klitschko vs Povetkin fight odds closer. But they obviously find it hard to believe that the big Ukrainian Klitschko can be beaten. He is odds on favourite to win with the best odds available sitting at around 2/13. A decent looking 13/2 can be found on Povetkin. In terms of US moneyline odds, Klitschko is at more than -1000 while Povetkin is around +650. Odds on the fight going the distance or being stopped are generally around the same as each other.
The difference in odds between the two fighters is considerably bigger than those between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul Alvarez who will fight in Las Vegas on September 14th. If there was anyone who was a safer bet than Floyd Mayweather – it could only be Wladimir Klitschko. This fight will also be watched in many different ways. Some will watch Klitschko vs Povetkin online, some will watch on TV and some will watch at the bar. This is a true heavyweight battle do not miss it!
A tasty encounter in heavyweight boxing is set to heat Moscow up before winter kicks in. Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko will face Russian Alexander Povetkin. Klitschko says he is excited about the atmosphere the Russian fans will produce, even though he is the outsider. He has never fought in Moscow before and is relishing the challenge. … more