The former world champion in the heavyweight Alexander Povetkin has a positive attitude to Alexander Usyk and Vasyl Lomachenko. As admitted “Russian Vityaz”, he really appreciates the talent of the star Ukrainian boxers.
In particular, Povetkin is convinced that Barbel can become an influential force in hawaiite. The Russians announced that he will root for the Ukrainian, if he will meet current world champion in the WBA, WBO and IBF Anthony Joshua.
“I’m good for the Barbel. This is a good guy and a strong fighter. Heavy weight it can make a ruckus. Speaking about his chances in a potential fight with Anthony Joshua, I find it hard to evaluate them. But I definitely will be rooting for Moustache,” – quoted Povetkin portal “championship” with a link to the live broadcast of the promotion company “World of Boxing” in Instagram.
Famous heavyweight champion praised the world champion of WBA, WBO and WBC Franchise in lightweight Vasyl Lomachenko. According to Povetkin, “Scrap” is better than the legendary American Floyd Mayweather.
“I also relate well to the Vasyl Lomachenko. Between Floyd Mayweather and Lomachenko, I did choose Lomachenko” – said Alexander Povetkin.
Recall that Povetkin said that he would like to have a rematch with Wladimir Klitschko.