Kubrat Pulev

RingTv image Pulev outworks Thompson to unanimous decision

Pulev outworks Thompson to unanimous decision

American heavyweight hope Tony Thompson, THE RING’s No. 9 contedner, was denied a chance at a third shot at champion Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday when he was soundly outpointed by unbeaten fellow contender Kubrat Pulev in an IBF eliminator in Germany.

RingTv image Q&A: Kubrat Pulev

Q&A: Kubrat Pulev

It’s been a frustrating time for undefeated heavyweight contender Kubrat Pulev, who has been out of the ring for nearly a year because few wanted to face him. American veteran Tony Thompson accepted the challenge and Pulev spoke to RingTV.com about their Saturday showdown.

RingTv image Thompson confirms Pulev fight on Aug. 24

Thompson confirms Pulev fight on Aug. 24

Heavyweight contender Tony Thompson confirmed to RingTV.com that, pending IBF approval, he will fight unbeaten Sauerland Event-promoted Kubrat Pulev on Aug. 24 in a final IBF eliminator for a shot at Wladimir Klitschko.