Boxing News - Updates
Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 July 2010 11:58
Written by Alexander Zammit
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 11:57
According to Russian news agencies, promoter Vladimir Hryunova who represents, Alexander Povetkin is not to happy with the choice of dates and venue for the fight between the Russian challenger Alexander Povetkin and the Ukrainian champion Wladimir Klitschko, for the world IBF, heavyweight title.
Boxrec have the boxers scheduled to clash at the - Commerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany – on the 11 of September.
David Haye, the World Boxing Association heavyweight champion, turned down a contest with two-belt world champion Wladimir Klitschko, because of the financial demands being made by the Ukrainian’s handlers, according to Kalle Sauerland, the German promoter who has a part share in Haye for his next two contests the two sides have failed to agree on the division of revenues from television battle
Klitschko and his team reportedly gave Haye a 50-50 deal with no options, WBA heavyweight champion David Haye (24-1, 22 KO’s) is thought to be still heading for a fight against 38-year- Audley Harrison sometime later this year.
The world champion welterweight, WBA Amir Khan is ready to take on any rival in his weight category, according to his British manager Asif Vali. Khan will return to the ring on December 11, and his opponent is likely to be the winner of the battle between Juan Manuel Marquez - Juan Diaz.
European champion Nathan Cleverly wants to take the tough route and unify the light-heavyweight division. The Cefn Fforest man, 23, faces Karo Murat for the WBO interim title in Birmingham's LG Arena on 18 September.
That could automatically turn into a full title if holder Jurgen Braehmer who is facing Alejandro Lakatos, on the 17 of July at the Sport and Congress Center, Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, is stripped of his title.
Felix Sturm - World Boxing Association middleweight champion Felix Sturm (33-2-1, 14 KO’s) bought out of his contract with his promotional company Universum Box-Promotion on Tuesday in Germany. Sturm, 31, is expected to fight on September 4th against an opponent still to be determined.