The British promoter, Eddie hearn, after a number of postponements confirmed that positively the rematch combat between the British Dillian whyte and the russian Alexander Povetkin It will be held on March 6.
The rematch was scheduled for the top of the yr, however Povetkin examined constructive for coronavirus and was postponed to January, nonetheless the Russian claimed that he didn’t have sufficient time to get well with ensures and requested for extra time.
Eddie Hearn said to DAZN:
“We will announce the official date of Whyte vs Povetkin 2, which is March 6.”
“The primary was an ideal battle, with an thrilling knockout on August 22.”
“I wish to bear in mind, I can nonetheless see it in my thoughts prefer it was yesterday. That was an ideal combat for the heavyweight division. “
When requested if the winner would be the necessary challenger for the WBC title:
“It’s to be the necessary challenger of the CNB. It’s an ideal heavyweight combat. ” “And if he wins that combat, I do know he desires a WBC title shot, however I’d like to see Deontay Wilder versus Dillian Whyte.”
“I feel it’s a very thrilling combat. A lot historical past, a lot speak between the 2, Wilder will at all times be in large fights. I simply wish to see these energetic guys, ”Hearn stated.
Dillian Whyte can’t fail once more towards Povetkin. We keep in mind that Whyte was the necessary challenger for the World Boxing Council title and was ready to combat towards the winner of Fury vs Wilder or go on to the title held by Fury, however after being knocked out by the Russian he misplaced that situation and to return to have it he should defeat Povetkin.
Within the combat final August White was forward within the scores and it appeared that he had the combat underneath management, however Povetkin stunned him with one hand and ended up knocking him out.