ALEXANDER «Sasha» POVETKIN ☆☆☆ World’s Fifth Best Active Heavyweight by BoxRec


Alexander Vladimirovich “Sasha” Povetkin (born 2 September 1979) is a Russian professional boxer who held the WBA (Regular) heavyweight title from 2011 to 2013 and challenged twice for the unified heavyweight championship; firstly against Wladimir Klitschko for the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, IBO, The Ring, and lineal titles in 2013 and again against Anthony Joshua for the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles in 2018. As an amateur he won gold medals in the super-heavyweight division at the 2002 and 2004 European Championships, 2003 World Championships, and 2004 Olympics. As of April 2020, he is ranked as the world’s fifth best active heavyweight by BoxRec, and seventh by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and The Ring
Real name Alexander Vladimirovich Povetkin
Russian Vityaz
White Lion
Weight(s) Heavyweight
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Reach 190 cm (75 in)
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 38
Wins 35
Wins by KO 24
Losses 2
Draws 1