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Rodriguez crushes Grachev

Super middleweight Edwin Rodriguez (24-0, 16 KO's) proved he was the better man tonight in quickly stopped Denis Grachev (13-2-1, 8 KO's) in the 1st round on Saturday night at the Salle des etoiles, in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Rodriguez nailed a hurt Grachev with three straight clubbing right hands to the head that ended with referee Stanley Christodolou stopping in to stop the fight at 2:50 of the round. [...]


New York, NY / Monaco / Johannesburg (July 12) – Downtown Monte Carlo came alive on Friday afternoon as all eight boxers weighed in for the “Million Dollar Super Four” final tournament in Monaco on Saturday night. Each boxer comfortably made the weight, with all eight declaring themselves fit and ready to fight. Super Four finalist Edwin Rodriguez came in at 171,6 pounds (77,85kg), [...]

Edwin Rodriguez vs. Denis Grachev Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super 4 finale this Saturday, July 13 in Monaco

New York, NY (7/9/13) - Promoter Lou DiBella is entering a busy and very significant three-week stretch for his company DiBella Entertainment (DBE), starting with Edwin Rodriguez (23-0, 15KO's) and Denis Grachev (13-1-1, 8KO's) squaring off in the Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super 4 Finale from the Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The tournament, which began on March 30, and is promoted by [...]


New York City, NY (July 6, 2013) While the rest of the United States celebrated the Fourth of July over the weekend, two of boxing’s finest contenders, Edwin Rodriguez and Denis Grachev were busy in Houston, Texas and Big Bear, California, respectively finalizing preparations for their return to Monte Carlo next Saturday night, July 13. The Rodriguez/Grachev showdown, scheduled for ten rounds, [...]

Grachev out to upset undefeated Rodriguez in ‘Monte Carlo Million Dollar Super Four’ final

New York, NY / Monaco / Johannesburg (June 13) - Denis Grachev may be the underdog, but he’s training with the will of a champion ahead of his July 13 fight with Edwin Rodriguez for the Million Dollar Super Four crown in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Grachev (13-1, 8 KOs) is holed up at Abel Sanchez’s High Altitude Training Facility in Big Bear, California, where the stable includes WBA and IBO middleweight [...]

Golden Gloves announces final leg of ‘Million Dollar Super Four’

The bill for the “Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super Four” final, a partnership  between South Africa’s Golden Gloves and the Monte-Carlo SBM Group, was announced in Monaco this morning.   The tournament takes place at the glittering Salle des Etoiles on the Monte Carlo beachfront on July 13.   Highly-rated Edwin Rodriguez (23-0, 15 KOs) of the US and Denis Grachev (13-1-1, 8 KOs) of Russia [...]

Denis Grachev defeats Zsolt Erdei, former Cruiserweight/Light Heavyweight Champ

At the beautiful Salle d' Etoile in Monaco, San Diego’s Denis Grachev (13-1-1, 9 KOs) of the City Boxing Gym in San Diego, defeated the former two-division World Champion Zsolt Erdei (33-1-0, 18 KOs) to give him his first career loss. In what was described as “the fight of the night”, Grachev took the 10-round split decision victory to advance on and meet the undefeated Edwin "La Bomba" Rodriguez [...]

Golovkin-Ishida, Rodriguez, Erdei, Grachev & Maderna on March 30th in Monte Carlo

New York, NY / Monaco / Johannesburg (February 1, 2013) – Africa’s promotional giant Golden Gloves has partnered with the Monte-Carlo SBM Group to announce the “Monte-Carlo Million Dollar Super Four”, a four-man boxing spectacular. The elimination event features Edwin Rodriguez (22-0, 15 KOs), Zsolt Erdei (33-0, 18 KOs), Denis Grachev (12-1-1, 8 KOs) and Ezequiel Osvaldo Maderna (19-0, 13 [...]

Oosthuizen could face Stevenson or Grachev on March 2nd for Froch’s IBF super middleweight title

By Michael Collins: IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch is going to have to decide real soon if he wants to defend his belt against his mandatory challenger Adonis Stevenson or vacate the belt. The International Boxing Federation already ordered that Froch has to begin negotiations for a bout with Stevenson. Froch hasn’t shown signs of doing that, as he’s been talking about wanting to [...]

“The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”: Bute-Grachev, Huck-Arslan; Fonfara workout

Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” is proud to present a special “November 10th Big Preview” tonight at 9:00 PM EST. Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 On tonight’s broadcast, we will be dissecting this weekend’s big action, including Bute/Grachev, Huck/Arslan, and much more. James and Joseph will also give the tonight’s listeners a special preview [...]

Grachev: I only lost three or four rounds against Bute

By Michael Collins: Former NABF light heavyweight champion Denis Grachev (12-1-1, 8 KO's) was having a hard time coming to terms with his 12 round unanimous decision loss to former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (31-1, 24 KO's) last Saturday night at the Bell Centre, in Montreal, Candada. Grachev, 30, felt that he lost no more than four rounds at the most despite the fact that he was getting [...]

Froch sees Bute’s win against Grachev as a so-so performance

By Michael Collins: Carl Froch thinks that Lucian Bute didn't look great in beating Denis Grachev by a 12 round unanimous decision last night in Bute's win in Montreal, Canada. But Froch believes that it was a situation where Bute needed any kind of win to get over the hump of his knockout loss to Froch last May. Froch said to Sky Sports News: "Let’s be honest, it wasn’t the most impressive [...]