Whyte vs Povetkin Info
Dillian Whyte is set to fight Alexander Povetkin on Saturday 22nd August 2020 at Matchroom Fight Camp in Essex.
The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
This contest is for the WBC heavyweight championship of the world.
Whyte will be defending WBC Interim World Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against in January 1970. He had held this belt for 50 years and 6 months.
Also, on the undercard will be Callum Johnson's and Igor Mikhalkin's clash , Martin Bakole Ilunga's and Sergey Kuzmin's clash , Whyte vs Povetkin's and Chris Kongo's clash and Katie Taylor's and Amanda Serrano's clash .
Whyte vs Povetkin stats
Dillian Whyte steps into the ring with a record of 27 wins and 1 loss, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexander Povetkin will make his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 24 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Povetkin has a slight advantage in power over Whyte, with a 69% knock out percentage over Whyte's 67%.
Dillian Whyte is the younger man by 8 years, at 32 years old.
Whyte has a height advantage of 2 inches over Povetkin. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Dillian Whyte & Alexander Povetkin fight out of an orthodox stance.
Whyte is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 year and 11 months later than Povetkin, who’s first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 100 less professional rounds, 155 to Povetkin's 255.
Alexander Povetkin is currently ranked number 9 by the WBC in the heavyweight division.
Whyte vs Povetkin form
Whyte has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Mariusz Wach on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dereck Chisora on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Joseph Parker on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
He had beat Lucas Browne on 24th March 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Povetkin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he drew Michael Hunter on 7th December 2019 by split draw in their 12 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Hughie Fury on 31st August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against David Price on 31st March 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at Principality Stadium, Wales.
He had defeated Christian Hammer on 15th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at DIVS, Ekaterinburg, Russia.
In terms of recent activity, Alexander Povetkin has been fighting more than Dillian Whyte.
Dillian Whyte last fought 8 months and 15 days ago, while Alexander Povetkin's last outing was 8 months and 15 days ago.
Whyte's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year and 8 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Povetkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year and 11 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time does Whyte vs Povetkin start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm UTC at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom, which is 6:00 pm EST or 3:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 pm BST in the UK.
Who is showing Whyte vs Povetkin?
Whyte vs Povetkin will be broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK, while the fight will be broadcast in the United States by DAZN.
How do you stream Whyte vs Povetkin?
You don’t need to be a Sky customer to stream Whyte vs Povetkin. Sky allow you to stream their pay-per-view cards via the Sky Sports Box Office app for Android or Apple. They also have a web player you can use. You’ll need to sign-up and pay online before logging in.
The whole event costs £19.95.
In the US you can stream Whyte vs Povetkin via the DAZN app and platform. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others. Note: You save over 60% if you pay for a full year of DAZN.
1 month of DAZN is $19.99, while 1 year costs $99.99.