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Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin 2 postponed to March 27 and can happen in Gibraltar


Dillian Whyte’s rematch with Alexander Povetkin has been postponed to Saturday, March 27 and can now happen in Gibraltar.

Whyte suffered a shock defeat to Povetkin again in August and has been searching for revenge.

Whyte was knocked out by Povetkin in August

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Whyte was knocked out by Povetkin in August

The heavyweights had been because of conflict in November however the Russian was hospitalised with coronavirus.

Their second conflict was then speculated to usher within the new yr of boxing however, at first of January, the game was suspended amid the rising coronavirus instances within the UK.

A brand new date of March 6 had been set, and was speculated to happen at Wembley Enviornment, nevertheless it has once more been moved, this time because of journey restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

It has been pushed again three weeks and can happen in Gibraltar.

Alexander Povetkin stunned Dillian Whyte in their first bout last summer

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Alexander Povetkin surprised Dillian Whyte of their first bout final summer time

Matchroom Sport managing director Eddie Hearn mentioned: “Within the present setting we’re at all times having to assume on our toes. We did the whole lot to attempt to make March 6 occur, however with the brand new journey restrictions it was unimaginable. 

“Now now we have one thing exterior the field, compelling, and a novel setting for one of many Heavyweight Fights of the 12 months – roll on the Rumble on the Rock!”





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