Alexander Povetkin and Dillian Whyte are ready to collide with each other on March 6th. The duo will fight for the WBC interim belt that’ll land either of the two for a title shot.
But as the fight is on cards in the WBC heavyweight roster, the former WBC champ Deontay Wilder automatically comes into the picture for the same.
Wilder has remained out of action for a year now. But in the latest WBC heavyweight rankings, the ‘Bronze Bomber’ grabbed the #1 spot. This just bolsters his chances at the title yet again.
That said, the winner of Povetkin vs Whyte might have to take one more stride to challenge the current WBC champion, Tyson Fury, for a title shot.
Even though in his previous outing, he succumbed to a brutal TKO loss to the ‘Gypsy King’, the organization doesn’t want to rub off his accomplishments for that one loss.
But this news won’t quite fascinate Whyte or Povetkin; especially Whyte, who waited so long for an opportunity at the title.
Wilder has had one of the most colossal careers in boxing. Over the course of his run, the ‘Bronze Bomber’ dismantled his opponents with vicious power. However, his rematch with Tyson Fury didn’t quite go his way and he suffered his first career loss.
However, the Alabama native has left his dreadful loss in the past and is focused on the future. He spends countless hours in the gym to rectify his mistakes and make a comeback watch-worthy.
With the discussions about Wilder’s title-shot gaining traction, his aspirations to regain his throne don’t seem far-fetched. The 35-year-old will look to avoid any blunders this time and crush his opponents the way he’s done until now.
Should Wilder get the winner of Povetkin vs Whyte?