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The discovery of Ruslan Providnikov

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[vc_row el_position=”first last”] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position=”first last”] By Kevin Iole of Yahoo.com Boxing promoter Artie Pelullo found himself in Moscow smoking a cigar and drinking vodka before noon, talking about a hard-punching, soft-spoken fighter from Siberia. At the time that boxer, Ruslan Provodnikov, had perhaps the world’s worst commute. It was at minimum, a harsh […]

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Q & A w/ Ruslan Provodnikov

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[vc_row el_position=”first last”] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position=”first last”] By Anson Wainright The last time we saw Ruslan Provodnikov he looked like he’d been hit by a Mack Truck. His face was heavily marked up, having just given reigning WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley all he could handle for 12 hard rounds. In the opening two rounds […]

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Alvarado – Providnikov Conf Call transcript

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[vc_row el_position=”first last”] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position=”first last”] For the first time in 13 years, and leave it to local world champion “Mile High” Mike Alvarado to do it, the Denver area will host a world championship boxing event. A sellout crowd is expected. It will be broadcast live on HBO beginning 9:45 pm ET and […]

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Q & A with Ruslan Provodnikov

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[vc_row el_position=”first last”] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position=”first last”] By Lem Satterfield of ringtv.com Russian junior middleweight Ruslan Provodnikov was ringside Saturday at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., for Miguel Cotto’s third-round knockout of Delvin Rodriguez. Having spent a total of two months preparing alongside Cotto, including seven weeks in Los Angeles and one in Orlando […]

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Andrade training hard for Martirosyan showdown

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[vc_row el_position=”first last”] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position=”first last”] ATLANTA (October XX, 2013) – The journey continues for undefeated 2008 U.S. Olympian Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (19-0, 13 KOs) as he prepares for his November 9th world title fight in Corpus Christi, Texas, against 2004 U.S. Olympian Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan (33-0-1, 21 KOs) for the vacant World […]

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Bryan Vera Conference call transcript

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[vc_row el_position=”first last”] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position=”first last”] Operator – Welcome to the Bryan Vera conference call. I will now turn the call over to your host, Marc Abrams. Mr. Marc Abrams – Hello, everyone, from the media. I thank everyone for joining us today. We’re having a special conference call with Bryan Vera in the […]

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Vera now seeking rematch against Chavez Jr.

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[vc_row el_position=”first last”] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position=”first last”] PHILADELPHIA (October 1, 2013)—This past Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, WBO #1 Ranked Middleweight Bryan Vera put in an amazing performance that should have propelled him to a victory over former WBC Middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. Vera won the fight overwhelmingly on […]

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Chavez Jr. – Vera presser quotes

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[vc_row el_position=”first”] [vc_column] [vc_column_text el_position=”first last”] PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 29, 2013)—Below are quotes from WBO number-one ranked Middleweight Bryan Vera and his team from Thursday’s press conference at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles to announce the September 28th fight between Vera and former WBC Middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. that will take […]