Alexander Povetkin's debut fight took place on June 2005 when he was 25 years of age. His career has spanned 13 years to date and whilst he's now in the later stages of his career, he has amassed a record of 34-2-0 over the course of his 36 fight career. The longest KO streak that Povetkin has ever had is 5 throughout his 36 fights and his longest winning streak is 26 wins. This started on June 2005 and came to an end on May 2013.
In a memorable debut Povetkin gained a TKO win against Muhammed ali Durmaz in a 4 round contest, becoming the 2nd person to stop Durmaz. Povetkin then went on to win his next 18 fights - fighting 5 times in 2005, 5 times in 2006 and 8 times through 2007, 2008 and 2009 racking up wins against Larry Donald, Eddie Chambers and Chris Byrd amongst others.
On October 5th, 2013, Povetkin took on and was defeated by Wladimir Klitschko in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 26-1-0. On October 5th, 2013, Povetkin took on and was defeated over the distance by Wladimir Klitschko in his first career defeat. Povetkin lost via UD in a valiant effort. Another win followed for Povetkin taking his win tally to 27 wins.
Pushing his career further, Povetkin fought Carlos Takam on October 24th, 2014 adding to his winning record. Povetkin was the first person to stop Carlos Takam and he did it in the 10th round via KO. Povetkin's wins continued and went from 28 wins to 29 after he then defeated Mike Perez.
Mariusz Wach was the next fight for Povetkin on November 4th, 2015 and also his next career win. Povetkin was the first person to stop Mariusz Wach and he did it in the 12th round via TKO. Povetkin then went on to win a further 3 fights taking his record to 33 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws.
Povetkin went into his next career fight with a record of 33-1-0 and took this to 34 wins with a win against David Price on March 31st, 2018. Price was stopped in the 5th round via KO meaning Povetkin was the 4th person to stop this opponent.
Povetkin's next defeat of his career came against Anthony Joshua on September 22nd, 2018. Povetkin never really got going in his latest fight vs Joshua. Joshua was the better man and became the first fighter to stop Povetkin in a round 7 TKO shutout.