Found June 27, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
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The main event for Saturday, July 14 is probably the David Haye vs. Dereck Chisora clash in London, but Hamburg sees world heavyweight title action as Alexander Povetkin defends his WBA strap against #1 contender Hasim Rahman in a match originally intended to serve as the junior co-feature for the aforementioned bout. This fight lacks the bad blood drama or cross-town rivals angles of Haye-Chisora, and the title belt at stake is almost meaningless because not only is Wladimir Klitschko the acknowledged top dog of the division, but the big Ukrainian is also the WBA "Super Champion." Even so, Povetkin vs. Rahman promises to be an entertaining match-up, and European boxing fans who don't feel like paying PPV rates to watch the British fight might want to tune in and see this German bout for free. If you can't watch the fight live, try to catch the replay. Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs) 6'2 1/2" tall, 82" reach, 39 years old Five-fight weight a...
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