The next fight of former world champion Alexander Povetkin is scheduled for March - April 2019. This was reported by the representative of the company "World of Boxing" Vadim Kornilov: “Alexander is now on vacation. Proposals have already been received. His next fight will be discussed for March-April,” said Kornilov.
WBA and WBO lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko shared his impressions of the victory over Jose Pedraza last Saturday in New York. For the first time in his career Lomachenko combined two titles in the same weight category.
The undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs) admitted that he would like to meet with the former P4P leader Andre Ward, but the American has his own conditions. Ukrainian told about this in the TV channel 112.
The next fight of the WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol is scheduled for early spring in the United States. This was told by his manager Vadim Kornilov. Bivol may face Joe Smith or Badu Jack.
Egis Klimas, manager of WBA and WBO world champion Vasyl Lomachenko (12-1, 9 KOs), said that Anthony Crolla (34-6-3, 13 KOs) could become the next opponent for the Ukrainian: “At the moment we are not negotiating the transition to other weight. Our task is to dominate the lightweights.”
According to the bookmakers, Saul Alvarez is the undisputed favorite in the fight against WBA super middleweight champion Rocky Fielding. Bets on Kanelo are accepted at odds of 1.04, while on Fielding - 9 to 1. The odds of a tie are 34 to 1.
On the eve of his lightweight unification in the fight with Jose Pedraza (25-2, 12 KOs) Vasyl Lomachenko (12-1, 9 KOs) had a small conflict. On December 8 at Madison Square Garden Lomachenko defeated Pedraza by unanimous decision.
Transgender boxer Patricio Manuel of US won his first fight in the pro ranks. Last Saturday, Patricio “Pat” Manuel entered the ring against Hugo Aguilar of Mexico at the boxing evening in Indio, California. The fight in the super featherweight division ended with the victory of Manuel by unanimous decision.
The undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk (16-0, 12 KOs) expressed his willingness to fight Andre Ward. One of the journalists put a specific question to Usyk about it, to which he answered with strictly “yes”.