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RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV

Roach: “Defense Doesn’t Win Fights”

Roach: “Defense Doesn’t Win Fights”

We’re nearly a week removed from Chris Algieri’s stunning split-decision win over Ruslan Provodnikov, but depending on who you ask the upset wasn’t nearly as shocking as it may have been to some. This is most likely because there were those who believed that while Provodnikov possesses incredible punching power to go along with his [...]

June 21, 2014 Mario Mungia Featured, Home Slider 3

Joe DeGuardia Would Welcome An Algieri-Provodnikov Rematch But Would Like To Pursue A Bigger Fight First

Joe DeGuardia Would Welcome An Algieri-Provodnikov Rematch But Would Like To Pursue A Bigger Fight First

Many doors have opened for Chris Algieri since winning the junior welterweight title from Ruslan Provodnikov. He put up a tough and brave performance with one eye throughout the entire fight and was able to walk away with the title. As bright as his start in shining right now, the possibility of a rematch with [...]

June 19, 2014 JulioGarcia Featured 0

Roach Says Power Punching Should Have Been The Difference

Roach Says Power Punching Should Have Been The Difference

After the fight between Ruslan Provodnikov and Chris Algieri was over, the usual press conference commenced with the usual members, the fighters, trainers, and promoters. However, after the official press conference was over, Hall of Fame trainer, Freddie Roach was nice enough to stay and answer a few more questions from the reporters that had [...]

June 19, 2014 Peter Clarke Featured 1

Roach and Provodnikov Reflect on Saturday

Roach and Provodnikov Reflect on Saturday

This past Saturday, HBO boxing put on a good night of boxing as it saw a new champion, Chris Algieri, crowned the new WBO Light Welterweight Champion after 12 grueling rounds of punishment from the man he took the belt from, the Siberian Rocky, Ruslan Provodnikov. After the event was over, Provodnikov, as well as [...]

June 18, 2014 Peter Clarke Featured, Home Slider 8

Provodnikov’s Promoter Still Eyes Bradley Rematch, Understands if Algieri Goes For The Pacquiao Fight

Provodnikov’s Promoter Still Eyes Bradley Rematch, Understands if Algieri Goes For The Pacquiao Fight

“I thought Chris Algieri fought a beautiful fight,” explained Artie Pelullo, the promoter of Ruslan Provodnikov. “For him to get up from two knockdowns and box the way he did is credit to Chris. Every time the doctor went and checked on him and he said he was ok. Now the decision is what it [...]

June 18, 2014 Victor Salazar Featured 0

Algieri Channels His Inner Rocky and Throws His Name in The Pacquiao Ring

Algieri Channels His Inner Rocky and Throws His Name in The Pacquiao Ring

In what was a good solid undercard in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center last weekend, we saw possibly the rising of a future star in boxing in Demetrius Andrade and the crowning of a new champion as Chris Algieri upset Ruslan Providnikov to become the WBO Junior Welterweight champion by split decision. The post-fight press [...]

June 16, 2014 Peter Clarke Featured, Home Slider 1

Provodnikov and Roach Both Want Algieri Rematch, Differ on Venue

Provodnikov and Roach Both Want Algieri Rematch, Differ on Venue

When the decision was read in frony of 6,218 people last Saturday night from the Barclays Center, not many people were expecting to hear “…and the new”, coming from Michael Buffer’s microphone. Ruslan Provodnikov certainly wasn’t one of those people that felt he lost the title to Chris Algieri. After sending Algieri to the canvas [...]

June 16, 2014 Victor Salazar Featured, Home Slider 0

Demetrius Andrade vs. Brian Rose Post Fight Wrap up

Demetrius Andrade vs. Brian Rose Post Fight Wrap up

The first four rounds of this fight, before the event took place I described in a blog as being “crucial for Rose” I.E. He had to grab hold of the nearest telegraph pole for twelve minutes, and grip as tightly as the muscle fibres in his hands would allow, as the early tornado tore past [...]

June 15, 2014 Wingy Featured, Home page, Home Slider 0

Provodnikov-Algieri Fight Till the End in a Classic

Provodnikov-Algieri Fight Till the End in a Classic

In the main event, the Siberian Rocky, Ruslan Provodnikov (23-2 with 16 KOs) defended his junior welterweight belt against the undefeated Chris Algieri (19-0 with 8 KOs). In round 1, Provodnikov comes with his usual aggressive style and Algieri cannot hold him off, goes down early off a left hook. Then about a minute later [...]

June 15, 2014 Peter Clarke Featured, Home page, PreviewResults 2

Brian Rose, Now Is the Time

Brian Rose, Now Is the Time

Ahh, that sweet element of surprise in a fight; the sinking realization that pulses within a fighters soul, when it dawns upon them the task at hand, is a little more challenging than expected. I say this while pondering upon the validity of the claims from a confident Demitrius Andrade (20 (13) -0). The 26 [...]

June 14, 2014 Wingy Featured, Home page, Home Slider 0

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