Eddie Hearn has declared that the Alexander Povetkin vs Dillian Whyte rematch is ready for March 6.
The promoter goes to announce his full schedule of UK reveals between February and April on Friday, with Povetkin vs Whyte 2 the principle attraction.
Again in November, the rematch was resulting from occur, however Povetkin examined constructive for coronavirus.
The BBBofC (British Boxing Board of Management) introduced firstly of the yr that they’d put the game on maintain as a result of renewed rise in COVID-19 instances and want for medical workers to be utilised elsewhere.
Nonetheless, it’s now confirmed that boxing will probably be again from mid-February and Hearn is able to make his transfer.
He instructed the Ak and Barak present on Sirius XM: “We will probably be saying the official date of Whyte vs Povetkin 2, which is March 6.
“In fact, the primary one was the ultimate combat of combat camp, thrilling knockout on August 22.
“I imply, I can nonetheless see it in my thoughts prefer it was yesterday. That’s an enormous combat for the heavyweight division.
“In fact, whereas we’re attempting to finalise AJ in opposition to Fury, Whyte vs Povetkin’s proper up there.
“It’s for the obligatory place within the WBC. It’s an incredible heavyweight combat.
“So, that will probably be lodged into the opening a part of our 2021 schedule. Massive, large combat for Dillian Whyte. It’s a must-win combat.”
Hearn concluded by naming the goal combat he desires for Whyte if he will get revenge over Povetkin.
He added: “And if he wins that combat, I do know he desires a shot on the WBC title, however I might like to see Deontay Wilder in opposition to Dillian Whyte.
“I simply assume that’s such an exhilarating combat. A lot historical past, a lot discuss between the 2 of them, Wilder’s at all times gonna be in nice fights.
“I simply wanna see these guys energetic.”