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“2 Days: Ruslan Provodnikov” Premieres Saturday, May 24 on HBO

May 19, 2014 – HBO Sports® debuts an all-new installment of “2 Days” when the feature segment returns Saturday, May 24 at 11:15 p.m. (ET/PT) with a behind-the-scenes look at world junior welterweight title-holder Ruslan Provodnikov, one of boxing’s most fascinating characters. “2 Days” is a revealing and intimate look at a 48-hour span in the life of a boxer in the [...]

“2 Days: Ruslan Provodnikov” Premieres Saturday, May 24 on HBO

HBO Sports® debuts an all-new installment of “2 Days” when the feature segment returns Saturday, May 24 at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) with a behind-the-scenes look at world junior welterweight title-holder Ruslan Provodnikov, one of boxing’s most fascinating characters. “2 Days” is a revealing and intimate look at a 48-hour span in the life of a boxer in the lead-up to one of [...]

The Pugilist KOrner: Bill Caplan, Virgil Hunter, Mike Stafford, Joe DeGuardia, Marvin Cordova Jr, and Alex Martin

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents another two-hour, six guest edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!! The exclusive presentation will feature Hall of Fame publicist Bill Caplan, elite level trainer Virgil Hunter, expert boxing coach Mike Stafford, passionate fight promoter Joe DeGuardia, talented Welterweight prospect Marvin Cordova Jr, and undefeated 147 pound prospect [...]

Ruslan Provodnikov with Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov

Sunday night, WBO Jr. Welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov attended Game 4 of the NBA Playoffs between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors. Provodnikov was a guest of Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov. World Championship boxing returns to Barclays Center when "The Siberian Rocky" Ruslan Provodnikov makes the first defense of his World Boxing Orginization (WBO) junior welterweight title [...]

Ruslan Provodnikov – Chris Algieri Tickets On Sale

Ruslan Provodnikov makes the first defense of his World Boxing Orginization (WBO) junior welterweight title and his Brooklyn debut against undefeated world rated contender and New York product Chris Algieri. Provodnikov-Algieri will take place Saturday, June 14 and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 10 PM ET/PT. Tickets to the Provodnikov-Algieri world champion event [...]

Provodnikov-Algieri / Andrade-Rose World Title Fights at Barclays Center

World Championship boxing returns to Barclays Center when the “The Siberian Rocky" RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV makes the first defense of his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight title and his Brooklyn debut against undefeated world-rated contender and New York product CHRIS ALGIERI. Provodnikov vs. Algieri will take place Saturday, June 14 and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, [...]

Ruslan Provodnikov…feared man at Junior Welterweight

After winning the WBO Junior Welterweight Championship by stopping heralded tough guy and incumbent title holder “Mile High” Mike Alvarado in the reigning champ’s hometown of Denver, Colorado, on October 19th of last year, most fight fans would have guessed that big fight opportunities would be easily attainable for undefeated Russian native Ruslan Provodnikov in 2014. With sledgehammers for [...]

Provodnikov in a tough situation with no one to fight

After having been passed over by Top Rank for a big money fight against Manny Pacquiao on April 12th, WBO light welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov (23-2, 16 KO's) is in a really tough spot in terms of him trying to land a big fight or even an just a halfway interesting fight. Provodnikov's No.1 challenger Juan Manuel Marquez isn't interested in fighting him, and feels that it's not a fight that [...]

Ruslan Provodnikov vs. Brandon Rios Is a Growing Thought

According to a recent report by WNB.com, Team Provodnikov is interested in getting Ruslan and Brandon in the ring. This would no doubt be an attractive action packed match, as both Rios and Provodnikov are an explosive pair. Provodnikov’s close call loss to Timothy Bradley didn’t seem to affect his state of mind, as he still believes that the victory belongs to him. Beating a very [...]

Brandon Rios to fight in May, possibly against Provodnikov

Former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO's) is expected back in the ring next May against possibly WBO light welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov. Rios is waiting to find out which fighter Manny Pacquiao will take on for his April 12th fight in Las Vegas, Nevada. If Pacquiao selected Tim Bradley, then Rios will be looking to fight Provodikov for his World Boxing Organization [...]

Marquez not interested in Provodnikov or Alvarado; wants Bradley only

If Bob Arum of Top Rank is interested in having Juan Manuel Marquez (55-7-1, 40 KO's) fight one of his stable fighters Mike Alvarado or Ruslan Provodnikov next then he's going to need to really work hard to try and sell those fights to Marquez because he has no interest in fighting either of those guys. Marquez only wants a rematch against WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley, who beat him by a 12 [...]

Arum wants Bradley-Marquez rematch, if Pacquiao selects Provodnikov for next fight

If Manny Pacquiao chooses not to fight WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley in a rematch on April 12th, and instead face his former sparring partner Ruslan Provodnikov, then Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum is interested in putting together a rematch between Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez. Presumably the Bradley-Marquez fight would then be the co-feature for Pacquiao's bout against Provodnikov in April. [...]