Dillian Whyte and Alexander Povetkin will reignite their rivalry in an enormous heavyweight battle in Gibraltar tonight.
Povetkin shocked Whyte of their first battle final summer season, catching his rival will a devastating shot to put him out chilly in a shock turnaround.
Whyte managed the bout earlier than the KO and might be keen to realize revenge this weekend.
The rematch has been put again a number of occasions however followers will now get to get pleasure from one of many largest fights of 2021 to this point.
There might be loads of prime class motion on the undercard too and right here’s how one can watch it…
Whyte v Povetkin: Find out how to watch
- The 12-round heavyweight bout will happen on Saturday, March 27 and is going down on the Europa Level Sports activities Advanced in Gibraltar
- The 2 fighters are anticipated to make their ring walks from 10.30pm
- The battle might be proven dwell on Sky Sports activities Field Workplace with their broadcast ranging from 6pm
- It’ll price £19.95, with the complete undercard and primary occasion proven
- You can even dwell streamHERE for a similar value in your pc, cell and pill units.
- Sky Sports activities Field Workplace can also be obtainable on BT TV – tune to channel 496 or by looking for the occasion within the BT Participant
Whyte v Povetkin: On talkSPORT
talkSPORT.com are operating a dwell weblog for all the newest information, round-by-round updates and response to the heavyweight conflict.
We may even deliver you all of the build-up from Gibraltar all through the week for one of the best pre and post-fight protection.
talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 could have updates all through the weekend as nicely.
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Whyte v Povetkin: Undercard
Topic to vary
- MAIN EVENT: Dillian Whyte v Alexander Povetkin – for WBC interim heavyweight title
- Ted Cheeseman v JJ Metcalf – for British super-welterweight title
- Fabio Wardley v Eric Molina – heavyweight contest
- Campbell Hatton v Jesus Ruiz – light-weight contest
- Chris Kongo v Michael McKinson – for WBO world welterweight title
- Nick Webb v Erik Pfeifer
- Youssef Khoumari v Kane Baker
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Whyte v Povetkin: What has been stated?
Eddie Hearn has admitted that he’s ‘completely bricking’ Whyte’s eagerly-anticipated rematch with Povetkin.
He instructed talkSPORT: “I’m completely bricking it. Dillian’s an awesome man. He got here up with no favours when it comes to the boxing world.
“He didn’t come by way of the Olympic system, he had no newbie pedigree. He used to battle on undercards for nothing simply to get an opportunity.
“He received himself right into a world championship place and final August it got here crashing down in simply one of the vital beautiful knockouts and turnarounds in heavyweight historical past.
“Subsequent week in opposition to Povetkin it’s all or nothing. Actually he’s combating for his profession when it comes to world championship alternatives.
“If he loses to Povetkin subsequent week he’s proper on the backside of that form of elite ladder of individuals queuing up for a shot.
“If he can win he turns into obligatory once more.
“He was controlling the battle, however think about the boldness of Alexander Povetkin going into that battle. He rendered him unconscious in that battle, he knocked him clear out.
“There must be doubts as an athlete coming off the again of a defeat like that however Dillian is mentally very, very sturdy.”
Whyte vs Povetkin 2: Story of the tape
Whyte – Povetkin
Nationality: British – Russian
Age: 32 – 41
Peak: 6ft 4 – 6ft 2
Stance: Orthodox – Orthodox
Attain: 78 – 75in
Document: 27-2-0 – 36-2-1
KOs: 18 – 25
Rounds: 160 – 260
Debut: 13/5/2011 – 11/6/2005
Alias: The Physique Snatcher – Russian Vityaz