Boxing Results - Alexander Povetkin speaks after defeat of Hasim Rahman

Boxing Results - Alexander Povetkin speaks after defeat of Hasim Rahman
By Johnny Benz, Doghouse Boxing (Sept 29, 2012)

Alexander Povetkin
By Johnny Benz, Doghouse Boxing. Hamburg, Germany. On Saturday, Alexander Povetkin defeated Hasim Rahman with a 2nd round stoppage. The fight was shown live on EPIX.

The fight was stopped in the 2 round when Rahman who was pressed against the ropes and unable to defend himself left the Ref with no choice but to step in and call a halt to the action at 1 minute and 36 seconds into the round.  With the victory, Povetkin keeps his W.B.A. heavyweight championship title.

With the victory, Povetkin professional record improves to 25-0-17 KOs). Rahman sees his record drop to 50-8-2.

After defeating Rahman, Povetkin stated: "We just began working with (trainer) Kostya Tszyu. But we’re doing well and I’m giving my best. I wasn’t going forward today as I tried to catch him on a counterattack. And it worked."

On the undercard, Kubrat Pulev defeated Alexander Ustinov by way of a knockout in round 11. You can read about that fight and the rest of the card by clicking this link: Kubrat Pulev defeats Alexander Ustinov, Reda Zam Zam & Enrico Koelling win

For more on Alexander Povetkin victory Hasim Rahman, visit the homepage news wire here at Doghouse Boxing.

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