Interim World Boxing Council Heavyweight Champion English Dillian Whyte will be making the first defense of the title against former Champion Alexander Povetkin tomorrow Saturday 22 August at the Matchroom Fight Camp in Brentwood, Essex, UK. United.
Both warriors, who will also compete for the WBC Diamond belt, were face to face in what was the official weigh-in of the evening. Whyte was 252 pounds while Povetkin made 224 pounds.
The fight is promoted by Matchroom Boxing, and will be broadcasted by SKY in the UK, by DAZN in the USA and by ESPN in Latin America.