By Dmytro Mossienko: Russia’s "regular" WBA heavyweight champion Alexander The Russian Vityaz Povetkin officially announced on 9 July that he had completely terminated any relationship with his long standing promoter Russian Vladimir Khyunov.
Povetkin said that his promotion is now in the capable hands of Klitschko vs Povetkin sponsor Andrey Ryabinski.
Just two days prior to the statement Povetkin married his model girlfriend from the Central Russian city of Kursk, Eugenia Merkulova, daughter of famous Russian judo player and business tycoon Yury Merkulov.
Later on this week Povetkin departs to the Central Asian Kyrgyzstan republic for high altitude training camp in preparation for his world title challenge against Klitschko in Moscow on October 5.
Picture: Povetkin and his new bride Eugenia Merkulova