Povetkin is Anthony Joshua’s number one challenger

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Povetkin is Anthony Joshua’s number one challenger
Povetkin retador número uno de Anthony Joshua.

Russian Alexander Povetkin (32-1, 23KOs) became this Friday, December 15, the number one challenger to Englishman Anthony Joshua, current World Boxing Association (WBA) Heavyweight Super Champion.

Povetkin faced and defeated Romanian Christian Hammer on Friday. Thus, according to the previous resolution issued by the WBA Championships Committee that indicated that this would be an elimination fight for the Super Championship at more than 200 pounds, the Russian has the opportunity to challenge Joshua.

“Russian Vityaz”, as the boxer is known, is the second ranked boxer of the WBA Heavyweight ranking and holds the WBA-Continental title of the category.



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