WBA Confirm Alexander Povetkin As Number One Contender To Joshua

Russia’s Alexander Povetkin is the new number one contender to Anthony Joshua and the Brit’s World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Belt. Advertisement Povetkin is fresh … Continue reading WBA Confirm Alexander Povetkin As Number One Contender To Joshua


Russia’s Alexander Povetkin is the new number one contender to Anthony Joshua and the Brit’s World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Belt.

Povetkin is fresh off a points victory over Christian Hammer and that win earned him WBA’s top ranked contender spot.

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Joshua is currently locked in talks with WBO Heavyweight Champion Joseph Parker, but if that fight fail to make it over the line, Joshua will conduct a voluntary defence against Povetkin.

Joshua is eager to hold onto all his heavyweight titles, which means a mandatory defence is likely in 2018.