Next fight of Dillian Whyte is not determined yet.
Alexander Povetkin (36-2-1, 25 KOs) started the stage of general physical training in Gelendzhik, Russia. This is the first stage of Sasha's preparation for a rematch against Dillian Whyte (27-2, 18 KOs).
Alexander Povetkin (36-2-1, 25 KOs) does not want to comment on the words of Dillian Whyte (27-2, 18 KOs), who said that the Russian did not actually have a coronavirus and postponed the rematch planned for November 21 for other reasons.
As previously reported, interim WBC heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin will be ready for his next fight by early spring. Povetkin spent his last fight back in August, when he knocked out Dillian Whyte in the fifth round at the Matchroom event in Brentwood. Their rematch was twice postponed due to the fact that Povetkin was diagnosed with COVID-19.
A rematch of Dillian Whyte (27-2, 18 KOs) and Alexander Povetkin (36-2-1, 25 KOs) for the WBC interim and diamond heavyweight titles was scheduled for January 30th. However, the Russian does not get in shape after being infected with the coronavirus and will be ready to enter the ring only at the beginning of spring only.
Interim WBC Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin won't be ready for a rematch against Dillian Whyte in January. In August, Povetkin made one of the biggest upsets of the year when he knocked out Whyte with a powerful uppercut in the fifth round. Whyte was confidently leading on points after sending Povetkin to the floor twice in the fourth round.