Dillian Whyte v Alexander Povetkin 2 date: UK start time, fight card and Tale of the Tape for heavyweight rematch

Dillian Whyte v Alexander Povetkin 2 date: UK start time, fight card and Tale of the Tape for heavyweight rematch

Dillian Whyte and Alexander Povetkin are set to meet in their rematch bout next month with ‘The Body Snatcher’ vowing to knock out the Russian.

Whyte controlled their clash in August for the first four rounds but was then caught by a sickening blow from Povetkin at the start of the fifth.

Dillian Whyte and Alexander Povetkin will meet in their rematch on November 21

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Dillian Whyte and Alexander Povetkin will meet in their rematch on November 21

The Brixton native hit the deck out cold in an incredible turn around.

Whyte is now set to face Povetkin again and will be looking for revenge as both eye a heavyweight title fight further down the line.

Here is what we know about the rematch so far…

Whyte vs Povetkin 2: Date and time

These two went head-to-head on August 22 at the Matchroom HQ as Povetkin claimed his stunning win.

Now, they’ll meet again in a 12-round heavyweight contest on Saturday, November 21.

It is likely to take place after 10pm but the main event time, venue and undercard has not been confirmed as of yet.

The fight will be a pay-per-view event in the UK and will be shown on Sky Sports Box Office.

Alexander Povetkin knocked Dillian Whyte out cold in the fifth round of their first fight

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Alexander Povetkin knocked Dillian Whyte out cold in the fifth round of their first fight

Whyte vs Povetkin 2: Fight card

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Whyte vs Povetkin 2: What has been said?

Dillian Whyte is in confident mood ahead of the rematch despite his heavy loss in the first bout.

He said: “I’m gonna knock Povetkin out November 21.

“I’m not one that usually says, ‘Oh I’m gonna knock someone out in this fight, I’m gonna knock someone out in that fight.’

“But I’m definitely gonna knock him out November 21, 100 per cent.”

When asked if he’ll make any major adjustments ahead of the second fight, Whyte added: “No, not really, I don’t think there was anything wrong the first time.

“It’s just one of those things where I was boxing well, I was dominating the fight and I got caught.

“People do forget, I had seven amateur fights, this guy had hundreds of amateur fights. Olympic champion.

“I’m still learning. He’s seen about 50 opponents the same style as me that come forward and do whatever I have.

“I’m still learning on the job, I’m still finding different styles, it’s another learning experience, that’s all it is, another learning experience.

“And I learned from it immediately, immediately.

“I went down, I got up and I was like, ‘Yo, I know exactly what I need to do, get the rematch.’ That’s the kinda guy I am.”

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Whyte vs Povetkin 2: Tale of the tape

Whyte – Povetkin

Nationality: British – Russian

Age: 32 – 40

Height: 6ft 4 – 6ft 2

Stance: Orthodox – Orthodox

Reach: 78 – 75in

Record: 27-2-0 – 36-2-1

KOs: 18 – 25

Rounds: 160 – 260

Debut: 13/5/2011 – 11/6/2005

Alias: The Body Snatcher – Russian Vityaz

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