Former world champion Ruslan Provodnikov (24-4, 17 KOs) says he will be in great shape for next weekend’s showdown with Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez (13-0, 10 KOs) in Monte Carlo as he was in training for a fight in New York at the same time.… Read Article
Former WBO 140 lb champion, Ruslan Provodnikov is heading to Europe for his next fight on Nov. 7 after failing to secure a TV deal in the US.
The “Siberian Rocky” will face the (13-0, 10ko) Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez over 10 rounds at welterweight on promoter Rodney Berman’s “Night of Champions” card at Salle Des Etoiles in Monte Carlo, plugging the gap left by the postponed 175 lb clash between (injured) WBA (reg) champion Juergen … Read Article
Crowd-pleasing former world junior-welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov of Russia will fight unbeaten Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez of Mexico in the headliner of the “Night of Champions” tournament in Monte Carlo on November 7.
This bout replaces the WBA championship fight between Juergen Braehmer and Tommy Oosthuizen after the German sustained a hand injury in training. Frantic efforts to secure a highly-rated replacement for Oosthuizen were unsuccessful, although promoter Rodney Berman was delighted to get Provodnikov’s signature.… Read Article
As he plots his next move following April’s FOTY candidate loss to Lucas Matthysse, ‘Siberian Rocky’ Ruslan Provodnikov has parted ways with esteemed trainer Freddie Roach, and switched to ex-Tim Bradley cornerman Joel Diaz in a bid to freshen up his game.
Diaz recently split from WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley – whom he had coached since day one in the pro ranks – and was in Desert Storm’s corner when he faced Provodnikov in … Read Article
Big punching Siberian Rocky, Ruslan Provodnikov (24-4, 17ko), has confirmed that his team are talking to Amir Khan’s about a potential clash for later this year.
Rumours about a mooted bout surfaced early last week, with Khan initially appearing to scotch the speculation, although on Boxnation’s UK broadcast of Mayweather/Berto, he acknowledged the possibility, all the while continuing to insist it is Manny Pacquiao he now really wants to fight – seemingly for the size … Read Article
Las Vegas (June 11, 2015) – Former WBO world champion Ruslan Provodnikov has confirmed that he will appear at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the second annual Box Fan Expo that will take place Saturday Sept. 12. The Box Fan Expo will coincide with Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s last fight and Mexican Independence weekend.… Read Article
On April 18th top super lightweights Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse and “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov met in a 12-round thriller televised live on HBO. Following 36 minutes of courageous battle, both warriors donated their robe and trunks to the Hall of Fame.… Read Article
Philadelphia, PA (April 22, 2015)–For his fourth consecutive fight on HBO, “The Siberian Rocky” Ruslan Provodnikov garnered over 1 million viewers.Ruslan’s fight with Lucas Matthysse averaged 1.243 million viewers and peaked at an outstanding 1.380 million viewers for the clash, which is now a leading candidate for 2015 Fight of the Year.… Read Article
This past Saturday night, boxing fans witnessed a classic bout that saw Lucas Matthysse eek out a close majority decision over Ruslan Provodnikov in a 12 round -junior welterweight clash in front of a sold out crowd at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. … Read Article
Last night in Verona, the watching world saw Lucas Matthysse (37-3, 34ko) and Ruslan Provodnikov (24-4, 17ko) deliver twelve brutal rounds that in my opinion adequately delivered on the promise of war. Yet because the much mooted knockout between the punchers failed to transpire, reports by sites like Sky Sports in the UK are saying;
“The predicted slug-fest between the two heavy hitters never really took off”
I guess some folk are never truly happy … Read Article