Alexander Povetkin vs. Mike Perez

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Alexander Povetkin 232 lbs beat Mike Perez 241 lbs by TKO at 1:31 in round 1 of 12

  • WBC Silver Heavyweight Title (1st defense of Povetkin)


  • World Boxing Council final heavyweight title eliminator for a world title shot a WBC World champion Deontay Wilder.
  • Earliest knockout victory of Povetkin's professional career, and the first knockout loss of Cuban-Irish amateur standout Perez's career.
  • Povetkin sent the southpaw Perez down with three right hands. Perez beat the count, then took a beating on the ropes, ending the contest.

Preceded by:
Takam vs. Povetkin
WBC Silver Heavyweight Title Fight
# 5
Succeeded by:
Povetkin vs. Wach