Hrgovic vs Povetkin Info
Filip Hrgovic could face Alexander Povetkin in Spring 2020 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Povetkin will be defending his WBC Interim World Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Dillian Whyte in August 2020. He has held this belt for 29 days.
Hrgovic vs Povetkin stats
Filip Hrgovic would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 10 wins and zero loses, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexander Povetkin would make his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Hrgovic would have advantage in power over Povetkin, with a 80% knock out percentage over Povetkin's 69%.
Filip Hrgovic is the younger man by 13 years, at 28 years old.
Hrgovic has a height advantage of 4 inches over Povetkin.
Both Filip Hrgovic & Alexander Povetkin fight out of an orthodox stance.
Hrgovic is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 29 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 12 year and 3 months later than Povetkin, who’s first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 224 less professional rounds, 36 to Povetkin's 260.
Filip Hrgovic goes into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBC, 15 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF in the heavyweight division.
Alexander Povetkin is currently ranked number 3 by the RING in the heavyweight division.
Hrgovic vs Povetkin form
Hrgovic remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Eric Molina on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had beat Mario Heredia on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Centro de Usos Multiples, Sonora, Mexico.
Going into that contest, he had won against Gregory Corbin on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States.
Before that, he had beat Kevin Johnson on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at KC Drazen Petrovic, Zagreb, Croatia.
He had defeated Amir Mansour on 8th September 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Arena Zagreb, Zagreb.
Povetkin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Dillian Whyte on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Michael Hunter on 7th December 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Going into that contest, he had won against Hughie Fury on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had been beaten by Anthony Joshua on 22nd September 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.
He had defeated David Price on 31st March 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Principality Stadium, Wales.
In terms of recent activity, Filip Hrgovic has been fighting more than Alexander Povetkin.
Filip Hrgovic last fought 9 months and 13 days ago, while Alexander Povetkin's last outing was 29 days ago.
Hrgovic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 2 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Povetkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 4 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.