What time does Dillian Whyte vs. Alexander Povetkin 2 take place tonight?
In a much-anticipated heavyweight rematch, Dillian Whyte takes on Alexander Povetkin tonight. When does the Whyte vs. Povetkin bout take place tonight? The ‘Rumble on the Rock,’ a boxing event in Gibraltar, is nicknamed the ‘Rumble on the Rock,’ and Express Sport has all the details.
On Saturday night, Dillian Whyte will seek vengeance against Alexander Povetkin for the second time. After a shock defeat to Povetkin last year, a win for the Brit would put his world title hopes back on track.
After a series of postponements, Whyte and Povetkin are due to fight for the second time this weekend.
Despite controlling the bout, Whyte was knocked out by the Russian in August 2020.
Whyte knocked Povetkin down twice in the first three rounds of the bout, but was knocked out cold in the fifth round with a spectacular left uppercut.
It was Whyte’s first loss in his career, and it set up a highly anticipated rematch.
The rematch was supposed to take place in November of last year, but it was postponed.
However, just before the bout, Povetkin tested positive for coronavirus, and the fight was postponed.
The fight was postponed for January, but had to be rescheduled again due to the implementation of new Covid laws.
However, Whyte will finally have his vengeance this weekend in what is widely regarded as one of the most important fights of 2021 thus far.
The undercard will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 27.
At around 10.30 p.m., Whyte and Povetkin are due to make their ring walks.
Sky Sports Box Office will be the exclusive broadcaster of the fight.
The £19.95 pay-per-view event will be repeated at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. the next day.
Six undercard fights will take place at the event, including Campbell Hatton’s professional debut.
Hatton, the son of Ricky Hatton, a former world champion, was signed by Matchroom Boxing in December of last year.
A British super-welterweight bout between Ted Cheeseman and JJ Metcalf will take place on the undercard.
For the WBO world welterweight title, Chris Kongo will face Michael McKinson.
“This is the biggest fight of my career,” Whyte remarked. I just fought a man named [Povetkin], and it was undoubtedly the biggest fight of my career.
“However, this is heavyweight boxing, and one bout can change everything, so we’ll see.”
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