5 Must-Know Facts About alexander povetkin vs dillian whyte ii

Alexander Povetkin and Dillian Whyte are going to face against each other for the second time. Ahead of their fight, let's take a look at 5 Must-Know facts about Alexander Povetkin vs Dillian Whyte II.

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Amateur Career
Alexander Povetkin

Povetkin won super heavyweight gold at the 2004 Olympics. His amateur career record is 125-7 with all his losses avenged.

Amateur Career
Dillian Whyte

In his first amateur bout, in 2009, aged 20, Whyte defeated Anthony Joshua by unanimous decision over three rounds. Whyte's amateur record is 6-0-0 (5 KO's)

Professional Career
Alexander Povetkin

Povetkin has a professional record of 36-2-1 (W-L-D) with winning 25 matches by KO/TKO. He has lost against Anthony Joshua & Wladimir Klitschko and a draw against Hughie Fury. He is former WBA Heavyweight Champion and current WBC Interim Heavyweight Champion.

Professional Career
Dillian Whyte

Dillian Whyte has a professional record of 27-2 with 18 wins by KO/TKO. He is a former WBC Interim Heavyweight Champion. He lost twice in his career when he fought against Anthony Joshua and recently against Alexandar Povetkin where he lost his title.

The First Fight
Povetkin vs Whyte I

Povetkin was knock-down twice in round 4 by Whyte. However, Povetkin made a comback in first 30 seconds of round 5 and knocked out Whyte with a brutal uppercut and won the match by KO resulting in him becoming the new WBC Interim Heavyweight Champion.

Fight Date
Alexander Povetkin vs Dillian Whyte II

The fight was supposed to take place on 2 November, 2020. However Povetkin tested positive for COVID-19 and the fight was postponed. The new and confirmed date for the event is 27 March, 2021.

Venue of the event

The fight is scheduled to take place at the multi-purpose Europa Point Sports Complex in Gibraltar.

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