Junior welterweight Ruslan Provodnikov is motivated for Lucas Matthysse on Saturday in a fight that potentially has brutality written all over it.
While many others are geeking out over the May 2 meeting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, others are waiting with bated breath for Ruslan Provodnikov-Lucas Matthysse. Our own Vladimir Lik caught up with the ‘Siberian Rocky’ for a one-on-one.
Manny Pacquiao is familiar with the top two candidates to be his next opponent, having lost by split-decision to Tim Bradley in 2012 and having sparred many rounds with Ruslan Provodnikov.
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