Kubrat Pulev, last seen winning the vacant European heavyweight title with a 12-round split decision over Dereck Chisora (the fight was not seen as that close in the opinion of nearly everyone apart from one official) will face Poland’s Mariusz Wach in his first defence, Novinite.com reports. The fight does not have a confirmed date yet, but is expected tp go ahead in either September or October, with the likely venue being Sofia, in … Read Article
Following an administrative investigation, the World Boxing Council (WBC) has ruled on petitions from Olanrewaju Durodola and Mariusz Wach regarding their WBC Silver Championship contests in Kazan, Russia on November 4, 2015.… Read Article
Results from Russia
VISHKAN MURZABEKOV W KO 3 SOLOMON BOGERE
DMITRY BIVOL W KO 4 JACKSON JUNIOR
EDUARD TROYANOVSKY W TKO 6 CESAR RENE CUENCA
OLANREWAJU DURODOLA W TKO 2 DMITRY KUDRYASHOV
OLA AFOLABI W KO 5 RAKHIM CHAKHKIEV
DENIS LEBEDEV W TKO 8 LATEEF KAYODE
ALEXANDER POVETKIN W TKO 12 MARIUSZ WACH … Read Article
CES Boxing President and CEO Jimmy Burchfield Sr., co-promoter of Polish heavyweight Mariusz Wach, continues to lobby for a bout between his world-ranked fighter and former Olympic medalist David Price, a bout rumored to take place in June until Price reportedly withdrew from the fight last month.… Read Article
By Michael Collins: In dissecting what went wrong for the huge 6’7 1/2″ Mariusz Wach (27-1, 15 KO’s) last Saturday night in his embarrassingly one-sided 12 round unanimous decision loss to IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (59-3, 50 KO’s) in Hamburg, Germany, it comes down Wach’s failure to let his hands go.
Wach had the built in power to win the fight if he had thrown some damn punches, but no. Wach fought passively by … Read Article
Rob Moore: After watching another Wladimir Klitschko win, this time over the even bigger Mariusz Wach, I had to face up to the fact that my interest in watching much of what the heavyweight division has to offer, has waned considerably . The same division that that used to excite me and initiated my lifelong interest in the sport.
So many fights are truly underwhelming with guys showing limited range of skills, movement and … Read Article
Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” is proud to present a special “November 10th Huge Post-Fight Wrap Up” tonight at 9:00 PM EST.
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On tonight’s broadcast, we will be dissecting this weekend’s big action, including Klitschko/Wach, Mares/Moreno, Lara/Martirosyan, and much, much more. James and Joseph will also give tonight’s listeners a special preview a 2013 forecast for all fighters mentioned in their respective weight classes.… Read Article
By Kevin Chittenden: Heavyweight Mariusz Wach (27-1, 15 KO’s) should take a long break from boxing to recover from the one-sided 12 round beating he took from IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (59-3, 50 KO’s) last Saturday night in Hamburg, Germany. Wach was hit a reported 425 times by Wladimir in the fight with 115 of them being hard right hands to the head and the other 310 coming from powerful jabs. … Read Article
By Rob Smith: IBF/IBO/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (59-3, 50 KO’s) had his way with a totally overmatched and painfully slow Mariusz Wach (27-1, 15 KO’s) tonight in winning a 12 round unanimous decision by the scores of 120-107, 120-107 and 119-109 at the O2 World Arena, Altona, in Hamburg, Germany. Wladimir used jabs and right hands to control the slow moving, slow punching Wach.
Other than in the 5th where Wach seemed to have … Read Article
Wladimir Klitschko: 112.0 kilograms vs Mariusz Wach: 113.8 kilograms
Rakhim Chakhkiev: 91,0 kg vs Andres Taylor: 91,0 kg
The two giants will face off tomorrow at sold out o2 World Hamburg, Germany. The fight will be shown live on RTL in Germany. EPIX will show the fight in the US at … Read Article