Povetkin vs Fury is officially for August 31 in London

Today it was officially announced that on August 31 at the evening of the boxing promoter Eddie Hearn in London there will be a promising fight in the heavyweight division between Alexander Povetkin (34-2, 24 KOs) and  Hughie Fury (23-2, 13 KOs).

For 39-year-old Povetkin it will be a return to the ring after losing to Anthony Joshua in September last year. 15 years his junior Fury makes his debut under the promotional banner of Matchroom Boxing.

The main event of the London evening will be a unification bout at the lightweight division for the WBA, WBO and WBC belts between Vasyl Lomachenko (13-1, 10 KOs) and Luke Campbell (20-2, 16 KOs).

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