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Chudinov Brothers: “We call them Klitschko sisters”

Fedor (12-0-0) and Dmitry (14-1-2) Chudinov, hailing from Russia, are slowly but surely gaining popularity in the boxing community. The younger brother Fedor, who is currently undefeated, is slated to cross the ropes and engage in the biggest and most important fight of his career thus far.

On May 9, in Frankfurt, Germany, Fedor will face none other than veteran Felix Sturm (39-4-3). While Chudinov has already fought outside of Russia, gaining more opportunities in the United States might mean bigger fights and more money. And as always, being two brothers in boxing will likely get you a comparison to the Klitschko brothers. Continue reading

Eubank Jr vs Chudinov, Fury vs Hammer on BoxNation Saturday

Heavyweight star Tyson Fury will be out to impress when he takes on the unrelenting Christian Hammer.

The 26-year-old Manchester banger knows that everything is on the line when he faces the German based Romanian, with a shot at Wladimir Klitschko’s WBO belt next up if he comes through the fight unscathed, live and exclusive on BoxNation.

However, in the big-hitting Hammer, who has a record of 17 wins from his 20 fights, he faces a man who has vowed to tear up the script and steal the show at the O2 Arena on Saturday night. Continue reading

Chudinov: “I wouldn’t be here in London if I didn’t think I could beat Eubank Jnr.”

Chris Eubank Jnr. put on a hard-hitting display today at the media work-out in London’s famous Peacock Gym to show that he’s ready to take the Interim WBA World Middleweight title from champion Dmitry Chudinov.

The Brighton star makes his big return to the ring this Saturday (28th February) at The O2 and aims to put his close split decision points loss to arch-rival Billy Joe Saunders last November behind him and focus on Chudinov’s world title. Continue reading

Eubank Jnr. – Dmitry Chudinov Presser in London

Chris Eubank Jnr. came face-to-face with Interim WBA World Middleweight Champion Dmitry Chudinov in London today ahead of their huge clash on Saturday 28th February at London’s O2 arena.

Eubank aims to rebound from his sole career defeat to Billy Joe Saunders last November by defeating the hard Russian and a victory could see him get a rematch with the Hatfield ace.

Chudinov, in attendance with well respected Russian manager and promoter Vlad Hrunov, says he will defeat the son of the British great and return to his homeland a hero. Continue reading

Nielsen disappointed with defeat, vows to come back stronger

Patrick Nielsen (22-1, 11 KOs) was unable to complete his Moscow mission. The 23 year-old southpaw travelled to the Russian capital with the hope of capturing the interim WBA World Middleweight title from undefeated champion Dmitry Chudinov (13-0-2, 8 KOs). However after twelve rounds of action fought in front of a partisan crowd at the Mytishchi Arena the Dane found himself behind on all the judges’ scorecards. Continue reading

Nielsen and Chudinov make weight ahead of interim WBA World Middleweight Championship clash in Moscow

Patrick Nielsen (22-0, 11 KOs) and Dmitry Chudinov (12-0-2, 8 KOs) both made weight ahead of their WBA World Middleweight Championship clash at the Mytishchi Arena in Moscow, Russia on Sunday night.

Patrick Nielsen: 72.3 kg
Dmitry Chudiniv: 72 kg

Patrick Nielsen’s younger brother Micki is also in action. Micki Nielsen (13-0, 10 KOs) faces Igor Pylypenko (4-16-2, 1 KO) in an eight round cruiserweight contest.

Micki Nielsen: 94.2 kg
Igor Pylypenko: 91.2 kg

Today’s weigh-in took place at the Sexton Centre home of Russian motorcylcle club the Night Wolves.

Danish fans can watch Patrick Nielsen’s World Championship challenge live on TV3 + from 20.30 on Sunday June 1st.

Nielsen vs. Chudinov final press conference quotes

Patrick Nielsen (22-0, 11 KOs) challenges Dmitry Chudinov (12-0-2, 8 KOs) for the interim WBA World Middleweight title on Sunday June 1st at the Mytishchi Arena in Moscow, Russia. At today’s final press conference the two undefeated boxers shared their thoughts on the upcoming World Championship clash.

‘’I am very happy to be here in Moscow and I am grateful for the opportunity to fight for the WBA title,’’ said Patrick Nielsen. ‘’I know that Chudinov will be a tough opponent and I am expecting a close fight but I will be ready for the challenge.

‘’Physically and mentally I am in the best shape of my career. I am 100% focused on winning. In my mind there can be only one outcome and that is me bringing the title back to Denmark.’’ Continue reading

Nielsen vs. Chudinov public workout – pictures and video

Patrick Nielsen (20-0, 11 KOs) has arrived in Moscow, Russia ready to challenge Dmitry Chudinov (12-0-2, 8 KOs) for the interim WBA World Middleweight title on Sunday, June 1st at the Mytishchi Arena.

In preparation for their World Championship clash both fighters took part in a public workout today in front of boxing fans at the Atrium Shopping Mall.

‘’It’s great to finally be here in Moscow,’’ said Nielsen. ‘’My preparations have gone well and now I am ready to take Chudinov’s title.

I showed the fans some of what I am capable of at today’s public workout but the rest I will save for Sunday night.’’ Continue reading