Belts on The Line
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Who won Klitschko vs Povetkin?
Wladimir Klitschko beat Alexander Povetkin by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 5th October 2013 at Olimpiyskiy in Moscow.
The scorecards were announced as 119-104, 119-104, 119-104 in favor of winner Wladimir Klitschko.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This contest was for the unified heavyweight championship of the world, with the WBA & The Ring belts on the line.
Klitschko vs Povetkin stats
Back in October 2013, Wladimir Klitschko stepped into the ring with a record of 60 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 51 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexander Povetkin made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins and 0 draws, with 18 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Klitschko had advantage in power over Povetkin, with a 85% knock out percentage over Povetkin's 69%.
Wladimir Klitschko was the older man by 3 years, at 37 years old.
Klitschko had a height advantage of 4 inches over Povetkin. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Wladimir Klitschko & Alexander Povetkin fought out of an orthodox stance.
Klitschko was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 37 more fights, and made his debut in 1996, 8 years and 6 months earlier than Povetkin, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 105 more professional rounds, 369 to Povetkin's 264.
Klitschko vs Povetkin form
Klitschko had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Francesco Pianeta on 4th May 2013 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, The Ring Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at SAP-Arena, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Previous to that, he had won against Mariusz Wach on 10th November 2012 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, The Ring Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at O2 World Arena, Hamburg.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tony Thompson on 7th July 2012 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, The Ring Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Stade de Suisse, Berne, Switzerland.
Before that, he had defeated Jean Marc Mormeck on 3rd March 2012 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, The Ring Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at ESPRIT arena, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
He had won against David Haye on 2nd July 2011 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Imtech-Arena, Altona.
Klitschko's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
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