Schedule of broadcasts one of the most anticipated Boxing matches of the autumn
Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin will fight on September 22 in London. AFP photo
Intercontinental champion WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin today will hold one of the most important fights in his professional career. The Russians will meet with the full-fledged champion in four versions (IBO, WBA, IBF, WBO) Briton Anthony Joshua. The fight Povetkin – Joshua will take place on 22 September 2018 in London at the legendary Wembley stadium, which seats 90 thousand spectators.
Povetkin 39 years – old for a decent athlete, and a meeting with Joshua may be the “Russian knight” last chance to climb to the top of the division. As an Amateur Povetkin was twice European champion, once world champion and Olympic champion (2004 in Athens). On a professional ring Alexander spent 35 fights and has won 34 wins, losing only once – to Wladimir Klitschko in 2013. Povetkin Boxing in a traditional stance, his height is 188 cm, rosmary – 191 cm, knockout rates – 69%.
28-year-old Anthony Joshua was also an Olympic champion in 2012 in London for home Games. Joshua takes the first place in the ranking of active boxers in his weight class, he spent 21 fight as a Pro and won all of them (including the fight against Wladimir Klitschko last year). Brit to in a traditional Boxing stance, his height is 198 cm, arm span – 208 cm, knockout rates of 95%. Joshua Povetkin is superior in size.
At the weigh-in , Joshua was heavier than Povetkin is 11 kilograms. The weight of the British 111,8 kg, Russian – 100,7 kg.
Povetkin – Joshua: forecast of bookmakers. Experts believe the British the clear favorite of the battle on 22 September in London. The coefficient on the victory of Joshua is only 1.11, while the victory Povetkin it is equal to 8.15, and on the draw – 34. If we translate these quotes in the probability of the outcome, we will receive such interest: Joshua 85%, Povetkin 12%, draw 3%. Analysts bookmakers believe that Povetkin is not going to make it to the ninth round and lose early.
Povetkin – Joshua: where to watch the broadcast. The broadcast of the game in Russia scheduled for 22:00 on the channel “Match! Fighter” in Ukraine, the fight will show the channel “inter”. Beginning at 22:15. Broadcast on satellite channels – United Kingdom SKY Box Office, Panama RPC Channel 4, Latin America: Canal Space, Sport 2 (Czech Republic and Slovakia), Sport 2 (Hungary), TVP Sport (Poland).
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