Originally Posted by IntentionalButt
You misunderstand me. Povetkin certainly does need to prove himself after his recent run in order to "deserve" a title shot.
However, my comment stemmed from fairly low regard for Arreola and Peter as opponents - they wouldn't represent "must-win" opportunities to help prove himself, and would constitute backward steps from his win over Chambers 30 months ago.
Just because A beats B and B beats C does not mean A beats C.