Taylor was pushed to the limit for the second time by Persoon at Matchroom HQ in Essex, but the judges’ scorecards were 98-93, 96-94, 96-94 in her favour. They don’t see a problem. A Lakers title. Whyte insists Povetkin is yet to feel his true power, despite knocking him to the canvas with sharp counter shots, and fully intends to win the second fight with a crushing knockout. Lower prices. LeBron James leads all active players in an impressive durability stat, but a Boston Celtics legend currently owns the all-time record. You have come to the Philippines Edition, for other ESPN editions, click here. 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Hearn staged four events in the garden of the company's office headquarters in Essex, England, last month and on the last of these on Aug. 22 Whyte suffered a severe setback to his career. I'm coming to win and knock him out. Povetkin is 41 but finds himself on the verge of a title shot to add to the version of the WBA belt that he previously owned. Last modified on Sat 22 Aug 2020 23.36 EDT. Can Kell Brook upset Terence Crawford? "However, at the time of the knockout, Sasha hardly thought about impressing Joshua. He aims to avenge the Joshua defeat and rearrange a fight with Deontay Wilder, too. The Luzhniki Stadium had been mentioned by Povetkin's team prior to his 2018 challenge of Anthony Joshua, which was eventually staged at Wembley. 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For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. Hadn't lost yet? To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. - Australia's boxing star? Our analysts reveal their fantasy football wide receiver rankings for Week 6, when Calvin Ridley will try to capitalize on a plus matchup against the Vikings. A three-time World Series-winning manager, the 76-year-old La Russa joined the Angels prior to this season as senior advisor of baseball operations. DeMarcus Cousins still has plenty left in the tank after his ACL injury. The prize of meeting the winner of the trilogy fight between current champion Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder was on the line. Alexander Povetkin Purse Per Fight ($4 million) : Povetkin purse money per fight rise after fight with British boxer in 2018. Person, who said after the fight she might have broken her nose in the second round, was gracious in defeat and felt Taylor had done enough to retain her WBC, IBF, WBO and WBA titles. Fury has plans to decide the undisputed heavyweight championship with IBF, WBA and WBO titleholder Joshua, and must first come through a third WBC title meeting with Deontay Wilder, but will have Povetkin as his mandatory challenger, if the Russian beats Whyte again. Despite the heavy knockout, Whyte says he does not need to make any major adjustments. I can't wait to get back in the ring and get back what is rightfully mine. We will remove this and make the changes needed. ''I went down twice but it was OK. In 2017 Alexander Povetkin handed $250,000 fine failing of drug test by (World Boxing Council). After family squabbles and upheaval in the Lakers organization, Jeanie Buss finally gets to hold the trophy as an NBA championship owner. Povetkin joins Anthony Joshua as the only men to beat Whyte. I will be ready to enter the ring on Nov. 21. 5. Appearing as an underdog, Povetkin had suffered two early knockdowns in the fight. I will be a lot more focused and sharper in the rematch. 2, New York team passes, Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Best fantasy football plays for Week 6, How He Made $2.8M Trading Stocks Part-Time At Home, LeBron James trails only this Celtics legend in this incredible stat, 2020 NBA offseason predictions: 10 potential free agent signings, trades, Lakers championship was a real coup for Jeanie Buss. All my training I trained for those shots and it was definitely one of the best punches of my career.”, The promoter Eddie Hearn, who confirmed there was a rematch clause which he will exercise before the end of the year, said: “I can’t quite believe it to be honest. Real or not: Canelo-GGG III in 2021? The bill also features England's Savannah Marshall (8-0, 6 KOs) versus Scotland's Hannah Rankin (9-4, 2 KOs) for the vacant WBO world middleweight title, and Scotland's Kash Farooq (13-1, 6 KOs) against England's Thomas Patrick Ward (29-0, 4 KOs) in a bantamweight contest. last month's shock knockout loss to Alexander Povetkin, Canelo files suit vs. Golden Boy, DAZN over deal, The 10 can't-miss fights for the rest of 2020, Hearn: Planning for Joshua-Pulev on Dec. 12, Hearn staged four events in the garden of the company's office headquarters in Essex, England. The Lakers re-signing Rajon Rondo – even to just a minimum-salary contract – last offseason drew skepticism. Alexander Povetkin has clearly made some new fans following his WBC interim heavyweight title win against Dillian Whyte in August. Whyte had a rematch clause in the contract to face Povektin last month. But the Belgian’s high workrate began to trouble Taylor and the Irish champion also sustained a nasty swelling on her forehead.Persoon refused to take a backward step and she landed a high volume of shots, with her right hand proving highly effective. But promoter Hearn claims that a second defeat to Povetkin is sure to spell the end of Whyte’s chances to face The Gypsy King. “I didn’t feel I would finish the fight like this but I was pretty confident in the fourth round,” Povetkin told Sky Sports. Kyle Dennis took a leap of faith and decided to invest his savings of $15K in the stock market — $2.8M later, he owes his success to these strategies. Is Fury-Wilder 3 really doomed? ", Dillian Whyte is determined to avenge his shock loss to Alexander Povetkin, Povetkin was floored twice in the fourth round, Whyte suffered a shock knockout loss in the fifth round, Whyte hopes victory over Povetkin puts him back in contention for WBC title fight, England player ratings: Night to forget for Maguire, Ten years on: Inside the takeover that saved Liverpool, Southgate: Maguire big enough to deal with stick. However, he rose back to … It was not too much damage. News. It was Whyte's first defeat since being laid out by reigning WBA-IBF-WBO world heavyweight champion and English rival Anthony Joshua in December 2015, which cost him his status as WBC mandatory challenger. #whytepovetkin2, A post shared by Dillian Whyte (@dillianwhyte) on Sep 22, 2020 at 9:41am PDT. But Whyte has the chance to exact revenge in a rematch on November 21. Only at IKEA. Persoon was heavily marked under the right eye in the second round as Taylor continued to dominate. There was a sedate start to the fight as Whyte began to establish his impressive jab and Povetkin struggled to make an impression. ", Ryabinskiy said of the Luzhniki Stadium, an 80,000-seat facility in Russia's capital city: "Why not? The Jets or Giants get a chance to land on Trevor Lawrence, but they passed! "I was controlling the fight, I was dropping him with punches that weren't even landing properly," Whyte told Sky Sports. Last time out, both men fought on AJ’s undercard as he gained a rematch victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. On that show back in December, Whyte outpointed Mariusz Wach in a short-notice ten-rounder. Winning the rematch is sure to reinstate him as No1 to face Tyson Fury while also securing the WBC interim title. Whyte, the WBC's No. Venues in London -- the Royal Albert Hall and Wembley Arena -- are being considered by Matchroom for the rematch.