Found September 22, 2012 on
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Former undisputed and two-time Heavyweight Champion Hasim "The Rock" Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs) is putting the final touches on an "intense" training camp that has him in the best shape he's been in a decade.
Rahman will challenge WBA World Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KOs) on Saturday, September 29 at the Sporthalle in Hamburg, Germany, and his promoter says the conditions are ripe for another upset KO to win the title.
"They've been basically writing Hasim off since the start of the promotion," said Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions, Rahman's promoter. "Hasim isn't even on the posters for this event. They've been making jokes and having fun. But while they were doing that, Hasim has been getting himself into fantastic shape."
According to Cohen, it's all reminiscent of the buildup to Rahman's upset KO over Lennox Lewis 11 years ago.
"Hasim is going to shock the world again. Th...
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Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs) wants to do it again. The man who already took on big names such as Lennox Lewis will face current WBA Champion Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KOs) at the Sporthalle Hamburg, Germany, on September 29. It's a pretty crazy and ridiculous match-up, as Rahman has done absolutely zero in the sport in years. Nonetheless, the American is not planning on...
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