Alexander Povetkin

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Alexander Vladimirovich "Sasha" Povetkin (Russian: Алекса́ндр Влади́мирович Пове́ткин; born 2 September 1979) is a Russian former professional boxer who competed from 2005 to 2021. He held the WBA (Regular) heavyweight title from 2011 to 2013, the WBC interim heavyweight title from 2020 to 2021, and challenged twice for the unified heavyweight championship. As an amateur, Povetkin won gold medals in the super-heavyweight division at the 2002 and 2004 European Championships, 2003 World Championships, and 2004 Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Povetkin has received more than 4,104,284 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Alexander Povetkin is the 143rd most popular boxer (down from 89th in 2019), the 1,821st most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,458th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Russian Boxer.

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Among boxers, Alexander Povetkin ranks 143 out of 324Before him are Oleksandr Usyk, Fidel LaBarba, Stanislav Stepashkin, Micky Ward, Ted Morgan, and Tibor Csík. After him are Miguel Cotto, Anton Josipović, Hasim Rahman, Antonio Tarver, Ray Mercer, and Tyrell Biggs.

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Among people born in 1979, Alexander Povetkin ranks 193Before him are Stiliyan Petrov, Nenad Đorđević, Gerd Kanter, Robyn, Martin Petrov, and Sophie Ellis-Bextor. After him are Anthony Réveillère, Rachel Corrie, Leo Varadkar, Wes Brown, Tuva Novotny, and Mohamed Kallon.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Povetkin ranks 1,821 out of 2,688Before him are Aleksandr Tkachyov (1957), Yuri Krylov (1930), Aleksandr Gorshkov (1946), Georgi Yartsev (1948), Aleksandr Laveykin (1951), and Yelena Vyalbe (1968). After him are Yelena Shushunova (1969), Vasily Tsibliyev (1954), Dimitri Konyshev (1966), Ellina Zvereva (1960), Igor Shalimov (1969), and Boris Tatushin (1933).

Among BOXERS In Russia

Among boxers born in Russia, Alexander Povetkin ranks 5Before him are Sten Suvio (1911), Boris Lagutin (1938), Kostya Tszyu (1969), and Stanislav Stepashkin (1940). After him are Sultan Ibragimov (1975), Sergey Kovalev (1983), Artur Beterbiev (1985), Rakhim Chakhkiev (1983), Oleg Saitov (1974), Egor Mekhontsev (1984), and Magomedrasul Majidov (1986).