The rumored showdown Ruslan Provodnikov-Jose Luis Castillo fight has been confirmed for Nov. 28 in Provodnikov’s backyard of Moscow, Russia. It will be Provodnikov’s first fight back in his homeland since December 2011 when he scored a unanimous decision victory over DeMarcus Corley.
Although the boxing world would be on the edge of its seat for an earth-shattering brawl, should Manny Pacquiao and Ruslan Provodinikov eventually meet in the ring, mutual trainer Freddie Roach would eschew either corner.
In advance of their June 14 clash, WBO junior welterweight titlist Ruslan Provodnikov and undefeated Chris Algieri will undergo random drug testing, courtesy of VADA.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings plenty of news, starting with info on WBO 140-pound titlist Ruslan Provodnikov’s next defense against New York’s Chris Algieri.
Former featherweight and juniorlightweight title challenger Juan Carlos Burgos has re-signed with co-promoters Thompson Boxing Promotions and Banner Promotions, it was recently announced by both promotional companies.