Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) will defend his WBC World Heavyweight championship title against Alexander Povetkin. The fight is set to take place in MEGASPORT ARENA in Moscow, Russia rather than the United States on Saturday, 21st May 2016.
Alexander Povetkin has won four back to back fights since his defeat against Wladimir Klitschko. With challenger Alexander Povetkin’s promoter Andrei Rybinski made a massive $7.15 million purse bid and won the purse bid for the fight against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder
Both Wilder and Povetkin parties agreed for $4.5 million guaranteed for Wilder while 10% ($715,000) of the total purse will be given to the winner.
|Deontay Wilder||$4.5 million guaranteed (plus $715,000 winning bonus)|
|Alexandar Povetkin||$1.9 million guaranteed (plus $715,000 winning bonus|
Wilder vs Povetkin Fight Date & Other Info
Here is the complete details about the Wilder vs Povetkin Fight.
|Wilder vs Povetkin Fight Date||Saturday, 21st May 2016|
|Venue||MEGASPORT ARENA in Moscow, Russia|
|Broadcasters||BoxNations will be broadcasted live in the UK. Showtime Sports (non-PPV event) will broadcast the fight live in US.|
|How To Watch Online||Deontay Wilder vs Alexander Povetkin fight can be live streams on BoxNation’s official website -watch.boxnation.com (Only for monthly subscribers)|
Alexander Povetkin vs Deontay Wilde Odds via paddypower.com
- Deontay Wilder – 4/5
- Alexander Povetkin – 25/1
Wilder vs Povetkin Prediction
Povetkin is a former WBA heavyweight champion. He lost his title three years ago in a one-sided 12 round decision loss to Wladimir. Wilder is counting on his 6’7” size and power to deal with whatever the 36-year-old Povetkin brings in this fight. Our prediction is for Deontay Wilder to win this fight.