Alexander Povetkin tested positive for Covid-19, was hospitalized, and the rematch with Dillian whyte, which was scheduled for November 21, has been postponed.
It was through Twitter how much the promoter Eddie hearn reported the news.
“Unfortunately we received the news today that Alexander Povetkin He is in the hospital after testing positive for Covid-19. The fight will be rescheduled with a tentative date of January 30. An announcement will be made shortly about our billboard on November 21, “he tweeted. Hearn.
A few minutes later, his own Alexander Povetkin confirmed the news on his own account Twitter.
“Last News. I am so sorry for my wonderful fans and I am sorry for everyone involved. I have given by site for coronavirus, so the rematch has been postponed. Take care, my friends of the world ”, he tweeted Povetkin.
последние новости. Мне очень жаль моих замечательных фанатов и жаль всех участников. У меня положительный результат на коронавирус, поэтому матч-реванш отложен. берегите мои друзья в мире 😔🙏🙏🙏🇷🇺 https://t.co/FdRrAgsbK9
– Official Alexander Povetkin (@Povetkinboxing) November 3, 2020
The main promoter of Povetkin, Andrei Ryabinsky, reported that the fighter is admitted to a Moscow hospital, and that he presents fever and other symptoms, but that he does not present critical complications.
Just last August 22, Alexander Povetkin knocked out brutally and with a single blow to Dillian whyte in a fight that Whyte he was winning. There was a rematch clause in the fight, which Whyte activated so that revenge was given as soon as possible. And revenge with Dillian whyte It had been agreed for November 21, although now with the disease of Povetkin, will have to reschedule.