in view of the ongoing worldwide pandemic coronavirus the fight of the Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin and temporary world champion under version WBC in a super heavyweight British citizen Dillian white, which was to be held on 2 may in British Manchester, moved. Now the fight is scheduled for the 4th of July.
this was announced by the organizer of this evening of Boxing, the British company Matchroom. In the UK until the end of April allowed for any evening of Boxing, and a decision may be made later taking into account the real situation.
according to the organizers, previously purchased tickets will be valid for the new date. In addition, those wishing to take them, can get the funds back.
“We absolutely agree with this decision, our British partners, it is the only possible action in this situation”, – quotes the promoter of Povetkin, Alexander Ryabin his company “World of Boxing”.
be rescheduled: World Championship Boxing: Povetkin v Whyte has been be rescheduled to Saturday July 4th. https://t.co/7Xj1ai3z9E
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On account Povetkin now 35 wins (24 by knockout), two defeats and one draw. The white 27 wins (18 by knockout) and one defeat.