Dougie’s Monday mailbag

21
Oct

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fight fans share their thoughts about Ruslan Provodnikov’s impressive 10th-round stoppage of Mike Alvarado, what could be or should be next for the Russian bomber, and questions about a few British standouts in this week’s Monday mailbag.

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20
Oct

Photo gallery: Alvarado vs. Provodnikov

Gallery of Saturday’s action in Colorado, where Ruslan Provodnikov hammered out a tenth-round stoppage win over Mike Alvarado to win the WBO junior welterweight title. Photos by Doug Pensinger-Gettyimages.

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20
Oct

Provodnikov wears down Alvarado to stoppage

The junior welterweight title bout between Ruslan Provodnikov and Mike Alvarado was a war of attrition that opened up with a pair of knockdowns in the eighth and was sealed by the Russian challenger two rounds later.

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20
Oct

Diaz rust-free in win over Santiago

In the third fight of his comeback since a two-and-a-half year layoff, former unified lightweight champion Juan Diaz scored an entertaining unanimous-decision win over a game Juan Santiago.

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19
Oct

Provodnikov KO 10 Alvarado live round-by-round updates

RingTV.com has live round-by-round updates of Ruslan Provodnikov’s 10th-round knockout of Mike Alvarado for Alvarado’s WBO junior welterweight belt. The HBO World Championship Boxing broadcast began at 9:45 p.m. ET.

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18
Oct

Photo gallery: Alvarado-Provodnikov weigh-in

Photos from the scales as WBO junior welterweight titleholder Mike Alvarado and challenger Ruslan Provodnikov weighed in for Saturday’s bout outside Denver. Photos by Chris Farina-Top Rank.

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18
Oct

Alvarado returns at 139.8, same as Provodnikov

After having missed weight, Mike Alvarado returned to the scales at 139.8 pounds, the same as rival Ruslan Provodnikov, in advance of Saturday’s clash for Alvarado’s WBO junior welterweight belt.

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18
Oct

Diaz continues comeback on Alvarado-Provodnikov undercard

Juan Diaz, who recently turned 30, fights unheralded Juan Santiago on Saturday on the Mike Alvarado-Ruslan Provodnikov undercard. The former unified lightweight titleholder, who took two years off, says he’s motivated again to regain world-class form and a world title.

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16
Oct

Bits & Pieces: Provodnikov likely to go without Roach

Ruslan Provodnikov’s manager Vadim Kornilov told RingTV.com on Wednesday that the Russian slugger, who fights Mike Alvarado on Saturday, will likely do so without his noted trainer Freddie Roach in his corner. Roach is in the Philippines, training Manny Pacquiao for Brandon Rios.

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16
Oct

Photo gallery: Provodnikov media day

Junior welterweight challenger Ruslan Provodnikov made an enthusiastic appearance at Wednesday’s media day before this weekend’s fight against WBO titleholder Mike Alvarado. Photos by Chris Farina-Top Rank.

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