Povetkin wants a rematch with Hunter

"I still have the desire to fight and love for the sport," said the former heavyweight champion 40-year-old Alexander Povetkin (35-2-1, 24 KOs), who is not yet thinking about retirement and is not going in the near future to hang up his gloves.

Alexander Povetkin vs Michael Hunter
Alexander Povetkin vs Michael Hunter

Last Saturday, Sasha battled to a draw in the fight against Michael Hunter (18-1-1, 12 KOs) after close and interesting twelve rounds. It was WBA heavyweight eliminator. Povetkin, who became Olympic champion 15 years ago, is hoping that next year he will be able to get a rematch with Hunter, and the Russian is ready to go to the United States for this fight. Povetkin is convinced that he'll be victories in the rematch.

"As soon as I feel that don't like boxing any more, I do not want to train, and I'm lazy, I just leave. While I look forward to a rematch next year with Hunter in America. I already know how to defeat him," Povetkin said.

After the final bell of Saturday battle between Hunter and Povetkin judges scored it 115-113, 113-115 and 114-114.

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