Mar 27 2021
Saturday

Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar

12 rounds contest
@ Heavyweight
36-2-1
KO 4
KO 4
27-2-0

Belts on The Line

WBC Interim World Heavyweight Championship

The tape

41
Age
33
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOSDUDTKOKO
Form
TKOUDUDKOUD
36
Wins
27
25
By KO
18
69
KO%
67
2
Loses
2
1
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2011

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

3
The Ring
4
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
6
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Alexander Povetkin vs Dillian Whyte report

Who won Povetkin vs Whyte II?

Dillian Whyte beat Alexander Povetkin by knockout in the 4th round on Saturday 27th March 2021 at Europa Point Sports Complex in Gibraltar.

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 WBC heavyweight championship of the world.

Also, on the undercard Fabio Wardley was victorious over Eric Molina, Ted Cheeseman beat James Metcalf for the BBBOC British Super Welterweight belt, Chris Kongo was overcome by Michael McKinson, Erik Pfeifer was defeated by Nick Webb and Youssef Khoumari beat Kane Baker.

Povetkin vs Whyte II stats

Alexander Povetkin stepped into the ring with a record of 36 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 25 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Dillian Whyte made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Povetkin had a slight advantage in power over Whyte, with a 69% knock out percentage over Whyte's 67%.

Alexander Povetkin was the older man by 8 years, at 41 years old.

Whyte had a height advantage of 2 inches over Povetkin. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Alexander Povetkin & Dillian Whyte fought out of an orthodox stance.

Povetkin was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Whyte, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 100 more professional rounds, 260 to Whyte's 160.

Dillian Whyte was ranked number 6 by the WBC in the 201lb division.

Povetkin vs Whyte II form

Povetkin had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat 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 beat 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 won against David Price on 31st March 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Principality Stadium, Wales.

Whyte had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Alexander Povetkin 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 beat Mariusz Wach on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Oscar Rivas on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Dereck Chisora on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.

He had defeated Joseph Parker on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dillian Whyte had been fighting more than Alexander Povetkin.

Going to this contest, Alexander Povetkin had last fought 7 months and 29 days ago, while Dillian Whyte's last outing had been 7 months and 29 days ago.

Povetkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.

Whyte's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.

What time did Povetkin vs Whyte II start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:35 PM UTC at Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar, which was 6:35 PM EST or 3:35 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:35 PM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Povetkin vs Whyte II?

The DAZN show is expected to begin at 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST. The Sky Box Office HD broadcast of the card is expected to start at 6:00 PM (BTS).

What were the odds on Povetkin vs Whyte II?

Alexander Povetkin was a 11/4 (+275) underdog going into the contest, while Dillian Whyte made his way into the ring at 29/100 (-344) with oddsmakers.

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Comments

One thought on “Povetkin vs Whyte II

  • I do not understand this, I have a DAZN subscription and i am in the UK, why is it DAZN is showing the white vs povetkin fight on dazn US free with the subscription? and why is it i need to watch the fight on sky sports box office and pay???

    how do i watch it on the dazn app with my subscription?????

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