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.
Junior welterweight contender Viktor Postol could fight on the undercard of the April 11 143-pound catchweight bout between RING champion Danny Garcia and IBF titleholder Lamont Peterson, according to the unbeaten Ukrainian’s manager Vadim Kornilov.
Having accepted a step-aside deal in order for RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia to face Lamont Peterson, undefeated Viktor Postol is staking a claim on the winner.
Whether he plans to stick around at junior welterweight or make a gradual transition to welterweight, RING champion Danny Garcia says he’s ready to take boxing to the next level.
Though the bout will be held at a catchweight of 143-pounds, IBF junior welterweight titlist Lamont Peterson believes he will face RING champion Danny Garcia at the right time of their careers on April 11.
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.
Faced with the dubious task of having to meet Jose Luis Castillo in Russia on Friday, former 140-pound titlist Ruslan Provodnikov envisions more lucrative bouts in the future.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, the seeds have been sown for a potential featherweight title unification bout between Vasyl Lomachenko and the winner of Nonito Donaire-Nicholas Walters.
The WBC’s mandatory junior welterweight challenger, Viktor Postal, will accept an agreement that permits titleholder Danny Garcia to make a defense before facing the undefeated Russian.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on WBC lightweight titlist Omar Figueroa possibly moving to the junior welterweight division.
Ruslan Provodnikov spoke to the media about his split-decision loss to Chris Algieri after the competitive fight in Brooklyn. The former WBO 140-pound beltholder said he tried his best to make the fight exciting and if they do a rematch in New York, he’ll make be to score a KO.
Junior welterweight standouts and managerial stablemates Ruslan Provodnikov and Viktor Postol benefit from sparring with each other at the Wild Card gym, but they will likely never fight as they are friends, according to their manager Vadim Kornilov.
WBO 140-pound titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov says he respects his June 14 challenger Chris Algieri, who he faces on an HBO-televised show from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. The Russian banger vows to be as motivated for Algieri as he was for Tim Bradley and Mike Alvarado.
With Tim Bradley and Manny Pacquiao tied up with their April 12 rematch, WBO 140-pound titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov wants to fight Juan Manuel Marquez, according to his manager, Vadim Kornilov, but “The Siberian Rocky” isn’t sure Marquez wants him.
Vadim Kornilov, manager of WBO junior welterweight titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov, says friends sometimes have to fight each other in professional boxing, which is why believes a showdown between Provodnikov and Manny Pacquiao will one day happen.
RingTV.com spoke to WBO junior welterweight titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov, who talked about potential big matches against stablemate Manny Pacquiao, Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez and familiar foe Tim Bradley.
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.