Promotion company Matchroom Boxing officially announced the fight, Dillian white (27-1, 18 KOS), Alexander Povetkin (35-2-1, 24 KO’s).
Fight the Russians and British will be held in Manchester, England at Manchester Arena on may 2.
At stake the match will stand belt interim champion of the WBC heavyweight title, which white won against Oscar Rivas (26-1, 18 KO’s) in July last year.
- Last fight Povetkin took place on 7 December. The Russians drew a WBA eliminator against American Michael hunter (18-1-1, 12 KO’s).
- Gillian white also fought on December 7 when he beat Mariusz wach by unanimous decision.