On April 22, 2001, a 15 to 1 underdog named Hasim Rahman would shock the world by knocking out the dominant, universally-recognized heavyweight champion at the time, Lennox Lewis.
Alexander Zimin, trainer of top five heavyweight Alexander Povetkin, is loath to accept criticism for his fighter's stamina and performance issues and, instead, points his finger at his predecessor, Teddy Atlas.
Alexander Povetkin trainer Alexander Zimin made startling claims yesterday that Marco Huck (34-1-0) rubbed an illegal chemical agent on his skin that caused his fighter, Alexander Povetkin (24-0-0), to become dizzy and lose strength prior to the 5th round of their title fight last February .
There comes a time in every young man's life where he needs to spread his wings and fly out into the world on his own. But when that young man thinks he's better than he really is, that first flight can be a very humbling if he struggles and crashes.
Alexander Povetkin retained his WBA Heavyweight title in Stuttgart, Germany tonight with a majority decision over Marco Huck in an action packed Heavyweight contest that saw the champion barely standing as the bell rang to signal the end of the fight.
Marco Huck steps up to the plate and up to boxing's premier division at the Porsche-Arena, Stuttgart, Germany tonight in an audacious attempt to win the WBA World Heavyweight title currently held by Alexander Povetkin in his debut at Heavyweight.