Rudenko with a record purse for Povetkin fight
On Saturday night at Luzhniki Concert Hall in Moscow, Russia, former WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin scored a twelve round unanimous decision over Andriy Rudenko. The fight went the full distance with Povetkin winning 120-109, 120-108, 120-108.
Rudenko received a a record purse for Povetkin fight. By his words it was “much more than $100000”.
Povetkin earned the vacant WBA Inter-Continental and WBO International heavyweight titles.