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15 years and nine months into his professional boxing career, Alexander Povetkin has fought 40 times with 36 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw.
Povetkin's boxing record is currently 36-3-1, which includes one heavyweight world-title win and four successful title defense fights. He has a 62.5% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 25 of his total 40 fights being knockout wins, three of which were in title fights. Povetkin has suffered two knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Anthony Joshua in a heavyweight title fight.
His last fight was a 4th round TKO defeat to Dillian Whyte on March 27, 2021. He is on a one-fight losing streak.
Some of Povetkin's best fights and notable victories include wins over Marco Huck, Hasim Rahman, Dillian Whyte, Chris Byrd, Christian Hammer, Hughie Fury, and Johann Duhaupas.
|40||Mar 27, 2021||41||Dillian Whyte||Loss||TKO4|
|39||Aug 22, 2020||40||Dillian Whyte||Win||TKO5|
|38||Dec 7, 2019||40||Michael Hunter||Draw||SD|
|37||Aug 31, 2019||39||Hughie Fury||Win||UD|
|36||Sep 22, 2018||39||Anthony Joshua||Loss *||TKO7|
|35||Mar 31, 2018||38||David Price||Win||KO5|
|34||Dec 15, 2017||38||Christian Hammer||Win||UD|
|33||Jul 1, 2017||37||Andriy Rudenko||Win||UD|
|32||Dec 17, 2016||37||Johann Duhaupas||Win||KO6|
|31||Nov 4, 2015||36||Mariusz Wach||Win||TKO12|
|30||May 22, 2015||35||Mike Perez||Win||TKO1|
|29||Oct 24, 2014||35||Carlos Takam||Win||KO10|
|28||May 30, 2014||34||Manuel Charr||Win||KO7|
|27||Oct 5, 2013||34||Wladimir Klitschko||Loss *||UD|
|26||May 17, 2013||33||Andrzej Wawrzyk||Win *||TKO3|
|25||Sep 29, 2012||33||Hasim Rahman||Win *||TKO2|
|24||Feb 25, 2012||32||Marco Huck||Win *||MD|
|23||Dec 3, 2011||32||Cedric Boswell||Win *||KO8|
|22||Aug 27, 2011||31||Ruslan Chagaev||Win *||UD|
|21||Dec 18, 2010||31||Nicolai Firtha||Win||UD|
|20||Oct 16, 2010||31||Teke Oruh||Win||KO5|
|19||Mar 13, 2010||30||Javier Mora||Win||TKO5|
|18||Dec 5, 2009||30||Leo Nolan||Win||KO3|
|17||Apr 4, 2009||29||Jason Estrada||Win||UD|
|16||Jul 19, 2008||28||Taurus Sykes||Win||KO4|
|15||Jan 26, 2008||28||Eddie Chambers||Win||UD|
|14||Oct 27, 2007||28||Chris Byrd||Win||TKO11|
|13||Jun 30, 2007||27||Larry Donald||Win||UD|
|12||May 26, 2007||27||Patrice L'Heureux||Win||KO2|
|11||Mar 3, 2007||27||David Bostice||Win||TKO2|
|10||Dec 10, 2006||27||Imamu Mayfield||Win||TKO3|
|9||Sep 23, 2006||27||Ed Mahone||Win||TKO5|
|8||Jun 3, 2006||26||Livin Castillo||Win||TKO4|
|7||Apr 22, 2006||26||Friday Ahunanya||Win||UD|
|6||Mar 4, 2006||26||Richard Bango||Win||KO2|
|5||Dec 17, 2005||26||Willie Chapman||Win||TKO5|
|4||Nov 12, 2005||26||Stephane Tessier||Win||UD|
|3||Oct 1, 2005||26||John Castle||Win||RTD1|
|2||Sep 3, 2005||26||Cerrone Fox||Win||TKO4|
|1||Jun 11, 2005||25||Muhammad Ali Durmaz||Win||TKO2|
* World-title fight
Alexander Povetkin (Sasha) is a 44-year old Russian professional boxer. He was born in Kursk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union on September 2, 1979. He is a former heavyweight world champion.
Povetkin made his professional boxing debut against Muhammad Ali Durmaz at the age of 25 on June 11, 2005, defeating Durmaz via 2nd round TKO. He went on to win 25 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 17 wins via stoppage.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 31 on August 27, 2011 after 21 professional fights, against Ruslan Chagaev for the heavyweight WBA (Regular) title. He defeated Chagaev via 12 round unanimous decision to become the heavyweight champion of the world.
Povetkin has won one world title at heavyweight. For all the details about Povetkin's world title wins and defenses refer to "Alexander Povetkin World Titles".
Povetkin has had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career so far.
His most recent fight was a non-title rematch against British boxer Dillian Whyte on March 27, 2021. Povetkin lost the fight via 4th round TKO. It's been 2 years, 8 months, and 12 days since this fight.
For a very detailed list Povetkin's fights refer to "All of Alexander Povetkin's fights".
Povetkin has fought a total of 40 times till today, which includes 7 world-title fights at the heavyweight division. These nine fights are the highlight of his career.
October 27, 2007: Alexander Povetkin puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Chris Byrd via 11th round TKO.
August 27, 2011: Povetkin wins his first world title by defeating Ruslan Chagaev via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the WBA (Regular) heavyweight world champion.
February 25, 2012: Povetkin successfully defends the WBA (Regular) heavyweight title against Marco Huck, winning the fight via 12 round majority decision.
September 29, 2012: Povetkin successfully defends the WBA (Regular) heavyweight title against Hasim Rahman, winning the fight via 2nd round TKO.
May 30, 2014: Alexander Povetkin beats Manuel Charr via 7th round KO.
December 17, 2016: Alexander Povetkin beats Johann Duhaupas via 6th round KO.
December 15, 2017: Alexander Povetkin beats Christian Hammer via 12th round unanimous decision.
August 31, 2019: Alexander Povetkin beats Hughie Fury via 12th round unanimous decision.
August 22, 2020: Alexander Povetkin beats Dillian Whyte via 5th round TKO.
Povetkin is a heavyweight world champion. He has held one world title at heavyweight, which was a lineal championship win.
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