Alexander Povetkina: Ramil Sitdikov / RIA Novosti
Russian heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin will earn four million dollars for the fight with undefeated Briton Anthony Joshua. About this “R-Sport” said Povetkin promoter Andrey Ryabinsky.
Other details of the contract with the Russian to a duel were not disclosed. The battle for the title of world champion under versions of the world Boxing Association (WBA Super), world Boxing organization (WBO) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) will be held at the London stadium “Wembley” on September 22.
In early August, information appeared that the fight with Povetkin, Joshua will be served by the English referee. Negotiations on the duel went with April this year, the British side insisted that the meeting be held in London.
38-year-old Povetkin has spent 35 fights in his professional career, scoring 34 wins (24 by knockout) with only one defeat. Joshua remains undefeated in his fight asset 21 and 21 wins (20 KOs).
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