Klitschko vs. Povetkin Observations
Klitschko vs. Povetkin today, major event, it's a world heavyweight title unification. American mainstream media largely ignoring this enormous event because it has a bias against dominant heavyweight Eastern European boxers. Klitschko is favored because he is bigger stronger smarter and does everything better than Povetkin. He looks as unbeatable as any fighter ever has. It's a shame the American... mainstream media does not respect and portray Klitschko with the same positivity that it does tennis champion Roger Federer because they are both similarly honorable noble and classy world champion sportsman. American public needs to be see more figures of excellence like Wladimir Klitschko as opposed to people like Miley Cyrus, Kanye West, Floyd Mayweather.
This is the greatest champion in sport today. Anyone can play golf, shoot a basket, throw a pigskin, hit a forehand...but only a select few have the guts and fortitude to try to become the world's heavyweight champion. Wladimir Klitschko is the best.
Another good win for Wladimir Klitschko. He was challenged by the unbeaten Povetkin who gave it his all, unlike Canelo vs. Floyd. Wladimir overcame adversity and got the job done. In tennis they call this kind of win "winning ugly." It was sloppy at times, it was a rough tough fight between too strong men. Boxing is not always art sometimes it's not poetry in motion. I think Wladimir misses Emanuel Steward's input. Banks, a mediocre pro boxer, just has nothing to offer him. A new trainer would be a smart move. Congratulations to Wladimir Klitschko, one of the best to ever wear the HWT Championship crown. And also to Povetkin who tried his hardest and took some brutal hits but kept on trying.
I question whether Banks can help make Wlad a better fighter. In pro tennis and boxing, when you stop improving you die. Nadal, Federer, Djokovic, all the best in tennis are always working on their games, new shots, new tactics, subtle little changes. Boxers must do the same thing. I don't think Banks has anything to offer. He's a basic second assistant type. Not a lead trainer.
Nikolay Valuev, Pole Vault world champion Yelena Isinbayeva, Kostya Tszyu, were all spotted at ringside.