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Sergei Liakhovich

Q & A with Sergei Liakhovich & Much More

Arizona Boxing News & Notes With Don Smith Boxing Fans, On April 1, 2006 Sergei Liakhovich, in Cleveland Ohio, scored a unanimous victory over Lamont Brewster to capture the WBO Heavyweight Championship. It was a dream that came true. However; dreams never last forever. He would lose the title 7 months later in Phoenix, Arizona at Chase Field to Shannon Briggs in a dramatic slugfest that saw [...]

Liakhovich protesting outcome of Wilder fight due to illegal punches

Deontay Wilder (L) is shown here hitting Sergei Liakhovich (R) with an illegal punch behind his head (Photo by Michael Snyder / The Desert Sun) SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (August 15, 2013) - Former World Boxing Organization ("WBO") Heavyweight Champion Sergei "The White Wolf" Liakhovich is filing a formal protest, regarding the final outcome of his fight last Friday night against undefeated Deontay Wilder, [...]

Photos: Deontay Wilder Improves To 29-0 With 29 KO’s

Undefeated Deontay Wilder says two prayers in his dressing room before a fight. One is a team prayer. The other, he says, is for his opponent. “I know I’m blessed with God-given power,’’ he said after annihilating former world heavyweight champion Sergei Liakhovich in Friday’s main event on ShoBox: The New Generation from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. “After our team [...]

Wilder Blasts Liakhovich but remains untested; Vargas Thrills and Charlo Hammers Away

Deontay Wilder the 2008 Olympian and most recent US male boxing medalist headlined Showtime’s SHOBOX card from Indio, California and won in style. A sudden and brutal conclusion capped off a quiet first round as a hard right hand sent Siarhei Liakhovich down to the canvas. His body began to convulse, reminiscent of the Nonito Donaire and Fernando Montiel knockout and gave referee Tom Taylor no [...]

Wilder stops Liakhovich in 1st round

Showing devastating power, unbeaten heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder (29-0, 29 KO's) poleaxed Sergei Liakhovich (25-6, 16 KO's) in an impressive 1st round knockout on Friday night at the Fantasy Springs Casino, in Indio, California, USA. Deontay, 27, ended the fight with three straight right hands to the head that put Liakhovich down flat on his back on the canvas where he laid with his hands [...]

Heavyweight boxer Jerry Forrest to appear on Wilder vs. Liakhovich card

Norfolk, VA: Newport News own heavyweight boxer Jerry Forrest (7-0, 6 KOs) will face Gerald Washington (8-0, 5 KOs) on the Friday August 9 undercard of a heavyweight bout between Deontay Wilder (28-0, 28 KOs) and ex-beltholder Sergei Liakhovich (25-5, 16 KOs) to be televised on Showtime from The Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino in Indio, California. The fight will be aired on Showtime Networks channel [...]

Deontay Wilder Faces Liakhovich In Headliner Of Friday’s Great ShoBox Card

NEW YORK (Aug. 7, 2013) – Undefeated heavyweight Deontay Wilder, most would agree, is a work in progress. He’s not your typical work in progress, however -- unless you consider his record of 28-0 with 28 knockouts run of the mill. Still, the question on most everyone’s mind: Does the former amateur standout and the last male American to medal in the Olympic Games possess the skills and [...]

Shobox: Deontay Wilder Vs. Sergei Liakhovich Set For August 9

In the midst of a sizzling summer season of boxing, Golden Boy Promotions will turn up the heat at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California on Friday, August 9 with a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader featuring one of the hottest heavyweights in the game, unbeaten knockout artist Deontay Wilder live on SHOWTIME® (10:00 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast). In a 10-round main [...]