The long-awaited rematch between Dillian White and Alexander Povetkin arrives this weekend.
The heavyweight competitors met last August with Whyte dominating their fight in the first four rounds before being dealt a fatal blow by Povetkin early in the fifth round.
Mark Robinson / Jim Hall
Dillian White and Alexander Povetkin are scheduled to meet again on March 27th
Brixton native hit the cold bridge in a stunning makeover.
The two were scheduled to meet for the rematch in November, but Russian tests had tested positive for Corona virus before that date and had to be postponed.
Their second confrontation was then supposed to herald the start of the new boxing year, but in early January the sport was suspended amid rising coronavirus cases in the UK.
Now, however, the new date for Whyte vs Povetkin 2 has been confirmed and fans are enthusiastic about one of the biggest fights of 2021 so far.
Whyte vs Povetkin 2: Date and Time
This 12-round heavyweight fight has been scheduled Saturday, March 27th It will be held at Europa Point Sports Complex in Gibraltar.
The main event will begin at Around 10:30 pm But it will depend on the results of the bottom card.
Ted Cheesman will be pitted against JJ Metcalfe and Chris Congo against Michael Mackinson before the title battle.
Tonight’s events will be broadcast on the Sky Sports Box Office from 6 PM for £ 19.95.
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Mark Robinson / Jim Hall
Alexander Povetkin stunned Dilian White in their first fight with White v Povetkin 2: Undercard
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Main event: Dillian Whyte v Alexander Povetkin – For the WBC Heavyweight Title
Ted Cheesman vs. J.J. Metcalfe – for the British Lightweight Championship title Fabio Wardley vs. Eric Molina Campbell Hutton vs. Jesus Ruiz Yosef Khumari vs. Ken Baker Chris Congo vs. Michael Mackinson – for the WBO Heavyweight Championship Title Eric Pfeiffer vs. Nick Webb, Dillian White and Alexander Povetkin Safely on a £ 143m luxury yacht before the Battle of Gilbrattar … But don’t compare the body snatcher to Conor McGregor White versus Povetkin 2: What was said?
Dillian White: “I lost to him but he’s done – they were like, ‘Get you out at the end of this round.'”
“They know him better than me. It’s hard for me to say what they were thinking, but don’t worry, I’ll try to help them this time. I really want to kick him out one hundred percent.”
Alexander Povetkin: “There was no such conversation around us [to stop the fight last time round].
“People who know me know I’m fighting to the end. You can’t throw in the towel until the referee stops the match.”
Drone footage for “Rumble on the Rock” – Dillian Whyte vs. Alexander Povetkin 2 Whyte vs. Povetkin 2: Tale of the tape
White – Povetkin
Nationality: British – Russian
Age: from 32 to 41
Height: 6 feet 4 – 6 feet 2
Title: Orthodox – Orthodox
Reach: 78-75 in
Score: 27-2-0 – 36-2-1
KO: 18 à 25
Beginning: 5/13/2011 – 11/6/2005
Alias: The Body Snatcher – Russian Vitiaz
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