British star Tony Bellew has regularly sought tough challenges and Saturday’s opponent, Mateusz Masternak, could provide his sternest test yet at cruiserweight.
THE RING’s No. 1-rated heavyweight Alexander Povetkin made short work of Mike Perez, stopping the former Cuban amateur standout in the opening round of their WBC title-elimination bout on Friday in Moscow, Russia. Povetkin hurt Perez with a right hand and took the southpaw out with a series of follow-up rights at 1:31 of Round 1.
On Friday, heavyweights Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez will go head to head in Moscow, Russia for the opportunity to face WBC titlist Deontay Wilder.
Cruiserweights Ilunga “Junior” Makabu and Thabiso Mchunu have agreed to face each other on June 13 for the right to challenge current WBC titleholder Grigory Drozd.
Russian contender Grigory Drozd dropped Krzysztof Wlodarczyk en route to a commanding points victory over the reigning Polish beltholder, winning the WBC title by lopsided unanimous decision on Saturday in Moscow.
Longtime Russian cruiserweight contender Grigory Drozd finally gets a shot at a world title when he challenges Poland’s battle-tested Krzysztof Wlodarczyk for the WBC belt on Saturday in Moscow. Drozd spoke to RingTV.com about his life and the most important fight of his career.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn details of an upcoming doubleheader featuring Russia vs. Poland as its theme.
WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev could return to the ring in Moscow as early as March, accordingto his manager, Egis Klimas. Kovalev says he wants to fight RING champ Adonis Stevenson in 2014.
As part of the wrap-up to last Saturday’s majority decision by Floyd Mayweather Jr. over Canelo Alvarez, Showtime will air the final episode of All Access: Mayweather vs. Canelo.