Alexander Povetkin vs. Hasim Rahman
Another title fight commences on Saturday night between former WBC heavyweight Hasim Rahman and Alexander Povetkin in Germany, Rahman is confident that he will deliver a knockout blow at the Sporthalle in Hamburg in order for him to win Povetkin’s regular heavyweight title. Even though he pulled out of this fight in July due to a hand injury “The Rock” is ready to go.
With his arrival in Germany Rahman worked out in good humour in the public workout and weighed in today at 256.6lbs. He is the mandatory challenger and since his seven rounder with Wladimir Klitschko was in 2008 he went from strength to strength and beat five others before he came into this current contest. Rahman a veteran fighter with no less than fifty fights under his belt he is the underdog in this fight and he is used to that, he may shock the world like he did previously in 2001 when he knocked out Lennox Lewis.
Povetkin the current Russian WBA belt holder who was an ex kick boxer and won major tournaments in his amateur career after taking an Olympic gold in Greece he proceeded in 2006 to become a professional boxer and took a year out to deliberate that he made lots of defeats against American opponents and even after injury he made a sensational comeback and was also made into a “Super Champion” by the WBA.
This fight will be shown live on EPIX, EPIXHD.com other networks all around the world and the fight will take place in on September 29th from the Sporthalle in Hamburg Germany. The story of Hasim “The Rock” Rahman will be watched closely by the majority of the boxing world.
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