Oct 10, 2013

UVZ to partner Povetkin vs Klitschko fight

URALVAGONZAVOD Research and Production Corporation became a partner of the Povetkin-Klitschko fight. WBA heavyweight regular champion Alexander Povetkin met Heavyweight Super World, WBA, WBF, WBO and IBO Champion Wladimir Klitschko in a 12-round fight at Olimpiyskiy Sports Complex.

The boxing match aroused tremendous interest – 14 000 people watched it at the ring and most of the Russian citizens – on TV. The livestream was available in 150 countries.

According to UVZ CEO Oleg Sienko, such events spark interest for all kinds of combat sports and promote sports. The Corporation is supportive of amateur and professional sports in all the regions where it operates. UVZ provides sports facilities for its employees and their families. In Nizhny Tagil URALVAGONZAVOD promotes amateur boxing and there are tournaments and competitions held under the patronage of the Corporation.

Besides, UVZSHOP.RU – the online shop of souvenir gifts by the Corporation was announced for the first time during the Povetkin vs Klitschko fight. UVZSHOP.RU was chosen of all others to provide ring girls’ outfits for the boxing match of the decade.