DEERFIELD BEACH, Florida, US (sentinel.ht) – The former Heavyweight Champion of the World, Bermane Stiverne, said he will knock out Alexander Povetkin, the current number 1 heavyweight in their upcoming bout.
According to BoxingScene.com, Stiverne said “for the betterment of boxing in general, and the heavyweight division in particular, I plan to knock Povetkin out and bring this title to America.”
The winner of the fight between number 1 and number 2, Stiverne, will get a chance at the reigning champion Deontay Wilder, currently recovering from injuries sustained in July. To that opportunity, Steverne said, “then I will get my revenge against Wilder, when he is ready.”
Fight Promoter Don King spoke this week of having the fight in Russia. He talked about the opportunity of bringing his two friends, Russian President Vladimir Putin and USA President-hopeful, Donald Trump, to sit together ringside.