The venue for Alexander will be great because his promoter Andrey Ryabinsky, announces it’s: “From Russia…with love.”
Ryabinsky’s enterprise “World Boxing”, won the purse bid and has 14 days to announce the date and exact venue.
Wilder has built a hugely impressive record of 36-0, with 35 KO´s. He won the belt last year defeating Bermane Stiverne. Since then, he has been actively blazing a trail by defending the crown against Eric Molina, Johann Duhaupas and Artur Szpilka.
WBC silver champion Povetkin has 30 victories with 22 KO´s to his credit and only one defeat by Wladimir Klitschko. Fighting at home, he will be a dangerous opponent for the Bronze Bomber, with the prospect of green and gold at stake.