Russian professional boxer Alexander Povetkin (34-2, 24 KOs) will hold his next fight on July 12 in Saudi Arabia. This will be the first entry into the ring for a 39-year-old boxer after last year’s defeat for the world heavyweight title against Briton Anthony Joshua. After this defeat, the second in 36 fights in the professional ring, Alexander Povetkin underwent surgery to correct chronic injuries of the elbows, and from the beginning of this year, the boxer began training. Alexander and his team held a training camp in Kislovodsk, Russia.
The fight of Alexander Povetkin will be part of a big evening of boxing in Jeddah in the new sports arena King Abdullah Sports City with a capacity of 60 thousand people. In the main battle of the evening will perform the ex-world champion Amir Khan and the Indian boxer Neraj Goyat. Opponent Russians will be announced later.
Alexander Povetkin VS Anthony Joshua Full fight video (rus)