Junior welterweight Ruslan Provodnikov is motivated for Lucas Matthysse on Saturday in a fight that potentially has brutality written all over it.
The final press conference in advance of the anticipated Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse showdown took place on Thursday at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York, the site of the HBO “Boxing After Dark” main event on Saturday. Both punchers promised the best performances of their careers.
While junior middleweights Vanes Martirosyan and Jermell Charlo clash on Saturday, WBO titlist Demetrius Andrade is on the sidelines, seemingly watching everyone else gets their shot in the spotlight. Vladimir Lik recently sat down with “Boo Boo” to get his take on his career.
Talks are ongoing for junior welterweight bout between Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse at the StubHub Center on March 28. Seemingly, Provodnikov couldn’t be happier with the notion.
Talks are ongoing for a junior welterweight bout between top contenders Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov on March 28 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., according to Provodnikov’s promoter, Artie Pelullo of Banner Promotions.
If all goes well, we could see a junior welterweight showdown between Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse in the spring, according to promoter Artie Pelullo.
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.