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Russian heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin his next fight on a professional ring will be held July 1 in Moscow. His opponent will be determined later

His next fight on a professional ring the Russian heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin previously disqualified for doping, will spend July 1 in the Moscow concert hall “Russia”. The fight will be the main event of the tournament, organized by promotion company “World of Boxing”.

Povetkin’s opponent will be determined later. According to information TASS, it will be a boxer from the top 15 ranked heavyweight, the match will be rated . In the framework of the Boxing evening in the ring will also be released Eduard Troyanovsky, Alex Pappas, Valery Tretyakov, Andrey Afonin, George Kelehsaev, Rashid Kodzoev, Evgeny Smirnov and other Russian athletes.

“In June 2017 expires conditional disqualification of a fighter (according to the regulations, the athlete is suspended for six months from the time of detection of the positive doping tests). This means that at the time of the battle (1 July 2017) legally Povetkin will have no restrictions”, — quotes the press release of the promotion company “World of Boxing” “R-Sport”.