Alexander Povetkin vs. Eddie Chambers

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Total Punches Povetkin Chambers
Landed 201 197
Thrown 929 398
Pct. 22% 49%
Jabs Povetkin Chambers
Landed 57 61
Thrown 416 174
Pct. 14% 35%
Power Punches Povetkin Chambers
Landed 144 136
Thrown 513 224
Pct. 28% 61%

Alexander Povetkin 227 lbs beat Eddie Chambers 220 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Bout Summary

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Povetkin was much busier early and landed the heavier punches, but when he counterpunched, the technically sound Chambers landed some very clean shots. Povetkin picked up the pace as the bout progressed and outworked Chambers by a wide margin in the middle rounds. Entering the championship rounds, Povetkin brought heavy pressure in rounds eleven and twelve as he cruised to a victory.


  • Final part of the IBF heavyweight title elimination tournament
  • The bout averaged 4.88 million viewers on Das Erste
  • Povetkin became the mandatory challenger for IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.