A group of promising up-and-comers, including junior featherweight prospect Jesse Magdaleno and heavyweight hopeful Andy Ruiz, scored knockouts to remain unbeaten on the undercard of the Tim Bradley-Ruslan Prodnikov fight on Saturday at The Home Depot Center.
Freddie Roach discusses his fighter Ruslan Provodnikov’s March 16 challenge to WBO welterweight beltholder Tim Bradley. Roach wants Provodnikov to cut the ring off and set traps. Says Provodnikov: “I’ve trained all my life for this and my life hasn’t been easy.”
Fighters from the undercard of Saturday’s Bradley-Provodnikov matchup — including Jessie Vargas, Jesse Magdaleno, Andy Ruiz and Oscar Valdez — held a media day workout in Los Angeles on Thursday.
Tim Bradley hasn’t fought more than twice a year since 2009, but the WBO welterweight titleholder says he’ll have a busy 2013 starting with his HBO-televised defense against Ruslan Provodnikov on Saturday in Carson, Calif. Bradley believes fighting more often will increase his popularity.
Tim Bradley looks forward to his ring return against Ruslan Provodnikov on March 16. The undefeated welterweight titleholder believes an active 2013 will regain the career momentum he had prior to the controversial Manny Pacquiao fight.
WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley met with Russian challenger Ruslan Provodnikov at a press conference in Los Angeles ahead of their March 16 bout in Carson, Calif.