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Ready or not, Povetkin meets Chagaev

Updated: August 26, 2011, 5:03 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Whether Teddy Atlas is wearing his broadcaster hat as the ringside analyst for ESPN2/ESPN3's "Friday Night Fights" or his trainer's hat, his penchant for brutal honesty doesn't change.

What Atlas says may ruffle some feathers. He is used to that and doesn't seem to care.

When asked to assess the condition of heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin, whom he has trained for the past two years, upon his arrival at their training camp in Chekhov, Russia -- Povetkin's ...

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