On December 7 in Saudi Arabia in the promising heavyweight fight between Michael Hunter (18-1, 12 KOs) and Alexander Povetkin (35-2, 24 KOs) the American is very confident in the upcoming confrontation.
It seems that Andy Ruiz Jr (33-1, 22 KOs) will keep his word and in the rematch on December 7 in Saudi Arabia against Anthony Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs) will come a few pounds lighter than in the first fight. The Mexican is preparing for the second battle with AJ, sparing with Michael Hunter (18-1, 12 KOs), who at the December gala will face Alexander Povetkin (35-2, 24 KOs).
On December 7 Saudi Arabia will host a promising interesting fight in the heavyweight division between Alexander Povetkin (35-2, 24 KOs) of Russia and Michael Hunter (17-1, 12 KOs) of US. This fight was officially confirmed by Eddie Hearn, the organizer of the December evening of boxing.
There is a frenzied search for a new rival for Anthony Joshua (22-0, 21 KO) after the New York State Athletic Commission refused to issue a license to Jarrell Miller (23-0-1, 20 KO) in connection with a doping incident. According to the bookmakers, Michael Hunter (16-1, 11 KO) has the best chance of crossing the gloves on June 1 with the WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion.
At the Matchroom Boxing gala in Monte Carlo, the fourth victory after switching to the heavyweight was noted by the former contender for the WBO belt in the 200 pound division Michael Hunter (16-1, 11 KO). The American dealt with great problems with the two-meter long Alexander Ustinov (34-3, 25 KO), who recently was one of Artur Szpilka's sparring partners before the fight with Mariusz Wach. Hasim Rahman's ward finally settled the fight in his favor in the ninth round, when after the left hook Ustinov went to the floor and the referee stopped the contest.