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Watch Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin KO from first fight as stunning uppercut floored Brit

Watch Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin KO from first fight as stunning uppercut floored Brit

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Dillian Whyte was knocked out by Alexander Povetkin in August and the British heavyweight is now set for his chance to exact revenge. A positive COVID test postponed the much anticipated rematch last November, but it is now set to take place this Saturday. [embedded content] The 40-year-old Povetkin climbed off the canvas twice and flattened Whyte in round five. Whyte told Sky Sports News in the hours afterwards: “I was bossing the fight, I was winning the fight, I got clocked, it’s heavyweight boxing. “It’s not like I got beat up round after round, I got clocked, that’s all. He dipped low, I shoot the hook, he came with the uppercut and that was it. “The main thing is we’ve got a rematch, we’re gonna exercise the rematch. Whyte was KOd in round five “I’ll hav...
Alexander Povetkin vs Dillian Whyte rematch date revealed as Eddie Hearn says he wants to make Deontay Wilder fight if Whyte gets revenge

Alexander Povetkin vs Dillian Whyte rematch date revealed as Eddie Hearn says he wants to make Deontay Wilder fight if Whyte gets revenge

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Eddie Hearn has declared that the Alexander Povetkin vs Dillian Whyte rematch is set for March 6. The promoter is going to announce his full schedule of UK shows between February and April on Friday, with Povetkin vs Whyte 2 the main attraction. Back in November, the rematch was due to happen, but Povetkin tested positive for coronavirus. Mark Robinson/Matchroom Whyte and Povetkin will meet again The BBBofC (British Boxing Board of Control) announced at the start of the year that they had put the sport on hold due to the renewed rise in COVID-19 cases and need for medical staff to be utilised elsewhere. However, it is now confirmed that boxing will be back from mid-February and Hearn is ready to make his move. He told the Ak and Barak show on Si...
Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thiem advance to U.S. Open final

Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thiem advance to U.S. Open final

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Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem will meet in the 2020 U.S. Open final after both players posted semifinal wins Friday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, N.Y. The fifth-seeded Zverev overcame a two-set deficit to beat No. 20 seed Pablo Carreno Busta 3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 and reach the men's title match at Flushing Meadows. He became the first man to win a U.S. Open semifinal match after a 2-0 set deficit since Novak Djokovic in 2011, when the Serbian did it against Roger Federer. Advertisement Zverev, 23, also is the youngest male finalist at any major tournament since Djokovic, who reached the U.S. Open final in 2010 at age 23. "Mentally, I stayed in it. ... A lot of players would have gone away," Zverev said. "There's no easy matches anymore. Sometimes you hav...
‘Vikings’ star Alexander Ludwig relishes unconventional techie role in ‘Bad Boys’

‘Vikings’ star Alexander Ludwig relishes unconventional techie role in ‘Bad Boys’

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April 24 (UPI) -- Vikings and The Hunger Games actor Alexander Ludwig said he wanted to play Dorn, a brawny, brilliant technological device expert who doesn't like to fight, in Bad Boys For Life because the role upends expectations. "He's so against type," the 27-year-old Vancouver native told UPI in a phone interview Friday, alluding to the fact that he is as smart as he is strong. "When you hear about the techie, I think an image comes up in your head of what that person is supposed to look like or how he is supposed to be," Ludwig added. "It was such an interesting character with such a great back story. He's the silent guy who is kind of afraid of himself because of everything he has been through in the past and, finally seeing him have his moment at the end, it's just a great arc." ...
Anthony Joshua stops Alexander Povetkin to retain world heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua stops Alexander Povetkin to retain world heavyweight titles

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Anthony Joshua delivered a stunning finish to stop a game Alexander Povetkin and retain his world heavyweight titles at Wembley Stadium.The IBF, WBO and WBA champion, criticised in some quarters for failing to finalise a deal with the division's other high-profile names, responded emphatically with a seventh-round stoppage of the Russian, who had never been beaten inside the distance. After an early chess match in which Joshua suffered a bloodied nose before cutting his rival, the Briton grew in confidence and a savage right hand followed by a left hook began an onslaught which would prove telling. Another right-left combination downed Povetkin, who somehow made the count, only t...