White beat Povetkin and takes the WBC champion belt

Russian Alexander Povetkin lost to British boxer Dillian White.

The referee stopped the fight in the fourth round. Povetkin missed a series of punches and was knocked down. White was awarded the victory by technical knockout.

Thus, after the revenge in Gibraltar, the Russian lost the belt of the interim WBC heavyweight champion of the world. In the first fight, which took place on August 22, 2020, Povetkin knocked out White. The Russian heavyweight won the World Boxing Council (WBC) interim world champion belt and won the WBC Diamond honorary belt.

Now, 41-year-old Povetkin has 36 wins (25 by knockout), three defeats and one draw. White has 28 wins (19 by KO) and two defeats.

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Author: Sam Smith
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