Alexander Povetkin Biography
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Alexander Povetkin is a professional Russian Boxer and a former WBA World Heavyweight Champion. Today, we will know about his net worth, salary, age, height wife, and all the recent news here.

Alexander Povetkin turned professional in 2005. The player won against Chris Byrd with an 11th round TKO. He won the vacant WBA title in 2011. Povetkin was the 3 rd ranked heavy-weight boxer of the world and his fight was against the 4th ranked Chagaev. He won the game with  116–112 (twice) and 117–113 and won the vacant world title.

Povetkin won against Cedric Boswell in October 2011. In the eighth round, he won the fight and ended the 13 winning streaks of Boswell. In December 2011, he defended his title against the former WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Huck. He won the fight with a majority decision. The fight was a 114-114 draw.

Povetkin was scheduled to fight against Rahman on July 12. But the fight was postponed due to the injury of his opponent. He had a matchup with Wladimir Klitschko in April 2013. Povetkin beat his opponent in the third round.

In 2014, Povetkin completely changed his routine and diet. He gained the WBC International title by beating Charr. Povetkin had a fight against  Cuban contender Mike Perez in May 2015. He got a mandatory title shot by knocking out the first round. His fight against Deontay Wilder was canceled due to drug tests again and again.

After the cancellations, Povetkin had a matchup with WBC Silver heavyweight champion Johann Duhaupas. He won the fight in the 4th round. In 2017, he was  $250,000 and banned by the World Boxing Council for failing drug tests. Though the ban was lifted in December 2017.

Povetkin’s biggest fight was against Anthony Joshua. Joshua was challenged for his WBA and WBO titles. In front of 80000 spectators, the event was won by Joshua in the 7th round through TKO. He defeated Dillian Whyte and won the WBC interim heavyweight champion in 2020. Today, we will know everything about him here.

Alexander Povetkin’s Personal Information:

Full Name Alexander Vladimirovich”Sasha” Povetkin
Nickname Alexander Povetkin
Height 1.88 m
Weight 103 kg
Age 42 year
Birthday 2nd September in 1979
Birthplace Kursk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Religion Christian
Nationality Russian
Net Worth $10 million
Marital Status Married
Father’s Name Vladimir Povetkin
Mother’s Name N/A
Salary $100,000 (Approx)
Wife Yevgenia Povetkina
Twitter Handle @APovetkin
Instagram Handle @povetkinalexandr

Age:

Alexander Povetkin was born on 2nd September 1979. so, he is 42 years of age right now.

Alexander Povetkin’s Net Worth and salary:

Povetkin has a net worth of $10 million. His major source of income is professional boxing. He earned most of his money from the prize pool of different matchups. Povetkin receives a salary of  $100,000. He owns a charitable organization named The Renaissance Foundation which encourages the youth healthy lifestyle.

Height:

Povetkin has a height of 1.88m. His weight is 103 Kg.

Wife:

Povetkin was married to Yevgenia Povetkin in 2013. They have one child in their family.

Nickname:

Povetkin has a nickname of Sasha Russian Vityaz White Lion. His friends and fans call him by Sasha. Due to his amazing fighting skill and style, he is also called the white dragon.

Recent News About Alexander Povetkin:

Povetkin announced his retirement from his boxing career in June 2021. Before that, he was tested positive for Corona Virus. He had injuries that required treatments. He said,

“The years take their toll, I have all kinds of injuries that still need to be treated. The time has come for me to end my career.”

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