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Edgar Torres (5-6-1, 4 KOs) has been confirmed as the next opponent for featherweight Dennis Ceylan (8-0, 5 KOs). The Danish Olympian will be looking to keep his unblemished record when he returns to action at the Nordic Fight Night on November 16 at Musikteatret Albertslund. In the main event of the evening, WBA/WBO Intercontinental middleweight beltholder Patrick Nielsen defends his titles against Jose Pinzon from Mexico.
Photos: Pete Susens
Unbeaten WBA featherweight champion Nicholas Walters (22-0, 18 KOs) and challenger Alberto Garza (25-5-1, 20 KOs) squared off at Corpus Christi International Airport upon their arrival in Corpus Christi Sunday night for their battle on Saturday at The American Bank Center here. Walters, of Montego Bay, Jamaica, arrived with his team of trainer Celso Chavez, coordinator Patrick Buteau, and father Job Walters. Garza’s team consists of Victor Alfaro, Jesus Garza, and Hector Garcia. Garza hails from Mexico City. The Walters-Garza world title bout will be televised on Top Rank’s international telecast. (more…)
Unbeaten super lightweight and former USA Olympian Jose Ramirez (6-0, 4 KOs), of Avenal, California tho Saturday’s UniMas card at the Golden Eagle Arena in Lemoore, California. Ramirez will face Erick Hernandez (4-4-1, 2 KOs) on a card billed as “The Fight for Water.” Ramirez wants his first local pro bout to bring attention to and help resolve the state’s water crisis and to promote economic growth in the area he grew up. In the co-feature, super featherweight Alejandro Perez (18-3-1, 12 KOs) meets Miguel Zamudio (25-2-1, 13 KOs) in a ten-rounder. The UniMas telecast will air at midnight ET/11PM PT.
By Rick Scharmberg
Friday Night Fights returns to the Rollins Center at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, Delaware on Friday, November 22. In the main event, Edgar Santana (28-4, 19 KOs) will fight in a ten round junior welterweight bout against an opponent to be determined. In the co-feature, unbeaten WBC Youth Welterweight champion Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (18-0, 10 KOs) will also take on an opponent to be named. (more…)
An free event for amateur/professional fighters, trainers and managers titled “The Winning Edge in Combat Sports: How to Get It and Maximize Your Health” will take place on November 15th at the Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas. The two-hour program is presented by Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, a leading authority on brain health in contact sports, and sponsored by Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA).
Subject matter covered includes
- Developing and maintaining a winning attitude
- Maintaining optimal nutrition amidst the challenges of rapid weight loss
- Understanding performance-enhancing drugs and the latest trends
- Recognizing concussion and the effects of repetitive head trauma
- Drawing for restaurant certificates and other great prizes. Winner must be present at the time of the drawing. (more…)
By Damrong Simakajornboon
Photos: Myung-goo Yuh Promotion
ABCO #2 superfly Myung-goo Yuh (12-4-1, 7 KOs) successfully captured the vacant WBC Asia 115lb title as he scored a third round TKO over ABCO #5 Khunkiri Wor Wisarut (10-7-1, 5KOs) on Sunday at Jangyoo Sports Center in Gimhae City, South Korea. Yuh impressively showed his powerful punches, dropping his foe once with a bodyshot in the opening round. The show in round two looked exciting when Thailander aggressively exchanged punches with the local hero in this close affair round. Finally, the show rapidly ended in round three when the Korean landed a big right straight which brutally dropped his contender, forcing the referee Young-il Ahn to stop the bout at 0:40. photos
George Groves gives Carl Froch a verbal beating, ahead of their title showdown. More
Yes, the media is still buying in to the possibilities of a Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather showdown. More
A man has been arrested for an alleged attacking of Stephen Burns, father of champion Ricky Burns. More
Local coverage from Pensacola, Fla., on Roy Jones Jr.’s latest return to the ring. More
By Johnny B’
The co-main event bouts at the Danceland Ballroom in downtown Davenport Iowa both went the distance Saturday evening.
CBA and Mid-American middleweight beltholder George Carter Jr. from Galesburg, Illinois retained his titles and raised his record to 11-0, 6 KOs by outboxing game challenger Skyler Thompson over six rounds. Thomson, a hard hitting veteran from Rockford Illinois, was competitive in every round, but fell just a bit short as Carter outscored him in the fast paced match. Judges Pete Henkels, Yale Loiacono and Adam Pollack all handed in identical scores of 60-54. Thompson’s record falls to 12-9, 10 KOs.
In the final bout of the evening, super middleweight Feliciano Correa continuing his comeback at the age of 43, elevating his career record to 18-6-1, 9 KOs, outworking 45-year-old Jason Medina in a grueling battle of elder statesmen. Correa’s efforts were rewarded with a split decision victory over Medina who’s record dropped to 3-13, 3 KOs. Iowa judges Pete Henkels and Adam Pollack both had Correa as the winner while Illinois judge, Yale Loiacono had Medina ahead on his scorecard. Referee Gilbert Richardson raised the hand of Correa as he celebrated his hard earned victory. Feliciano quickly left the ring with his new CBA Latino championship belt.
By Karl Freitag
Nathan Lewkowicz, Vice President of Sampson Promotions, has updated Fightnews.com on the condition of heavyweight contender Magomed Abdusalamov. The brave Russian warrior who went ten brutal rounds against Mike Perez Saturday night in front of a packed house at Madison Square Garden and a worldwide TV audience on HBO, is still in ICU at Roosevelt Hospital and remains in stable condition. According to Lewkowicz, Abdusalamov had part of his skull removed to reduce swelling.
Ken Hershman, President of HBO Sports, issued the following statement: “The thoughts and prayers of all of us at HBO Sports are with Magomed Abdusalamov. We are grateful for the medical care he is receiving here in New York City and out of respect for Magomed and his family, we will wait for any official updates on his condition before making any further statements.”
By Robert Coster
Unbeaten WBA featherweight champion Nicholas” The Axeman” Walters is flying to Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday from Panama where he will participate in the Top Rank Boxing / HBO televised mega-card this coming Saturday. The card will feature three world championship bouts plus the much anticipated rematch between Nonito Donaire and Vic Darchinyan.
The Jamaican-born Walters (22-0, 18 KOs), recently signed up by Top Rank, will be making his first title defense and first appearance in a US ring against tough Mexican challenger Alberto “Kirchis” Garza (25-5-1, 20 KOs). Walters is accompanied by veteran trainer Celso Chavez, father Job Walters and Patrick Buteau of Premium Boxing Promotion (of Panama). Manager Jacques Deschamps will be joining the group on Tuesday. Before leaving for Texas, Walters commented, “I am fired up at the prospect of being given the opportunity to show the US boxing fans who is Nicholas Walters. I not only want to win, I want to make a statement. ‘This is the Axeman, he’s for real and he is a major player in the featherweight division.’”
By Przemek Garczarczyk
According to Boris Grinberg, manager of heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov, Mago is doing better. “He is in the hospital, under steady observation but he’s definitively better with every passing hour,” Grinberg told Fightnews.com. “I want to say a big thanks for all the well wishes we received. We will know more Monday morning when our team will issue a special press release about Magomed’s health situation.”
By Ron Jackson
Siphosethu Mvula claimed the vacant SA junior bantamweight title when he beat Unathi Gqoma in East London on Sunday. The six-fight novice won by what seemed a rather fortunate unanimous decision. Judges Siya Vabaza-Booi and Lulama Mtya scored it 116-112 and 116-113 and Simphiwo Mbini handed in a card showing 116-111. (more…)
Story and photos by Boxing Bob Newman
The WBC had its final day of closed door directorate meetings today- Sunday, ahead of the Monday official opening of their 51st annual convention in Bangkok, Thailand. Board members began arriving earlier this week to fine tune the agenda and lay the ground work for the week’s meetings that lie ahead.
WBC Executive Secretary Mauricio Sulaiman did tell the board of directors that his father, WBC president Jose Sulaiman, is definitely on the mend after some touch-and-go days following delicate cadiac surgery several weeks ago. The younger Sulaiman also shared that the event organizer, board member General Kovid expressed his wishes that while the attending members do have matters to attend to during the week of meetings, he hopes that time is taken to enjoy the beauty and culture of the city of Bangkok in “the land of smiles,” as Thailand is known.
WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko arrived today at 1 p.m. and will be present for the opening ceremonies Monday morning at 9:30 a.m. Bangkok time (9:30 p.m. Sunday night, EST in the U.S.). (more…)
By Karl Freitag
Boris Grinberg, manager of heavyweight warrior Magomed Abdusalamov, has confirmed to Fightnews.com that Abdusalamov has been placed in a medically induced coma at Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. According to Grinberg, the 32-year-old Abdusalamov suffered a broken nose and cheek and a broken hand in his particularly brutal fight with Mike Perez Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden Theater. Magomed complained of a severe headache several hours after the fight and doctors discovered a small blood clot on his brain. Grinberg stressed that Abdusalamov is in stable condition and more will be known soon. Fightnews will continue to monitor the situation.
Andy Lee thinks Froch would possibly be too powerful for Golovkin, doesn’t see Mayweather fighting GGG
By James Slater
Middleweight contender Andy Lee of Ireland is excited to be in the mix of what he calls a “very competitive” middleweight division. Stating last night on Sky Sports as he analysed the Gennady Golovkin-Curtis Stevens fight that he would like a shot at Golovkin himself, Lee said that in a couple of fights’ time he will be ready for the man known as GGG. Lee, 30-2(21) also made it clear he wants to fight Sergio Martinez.
“I think I have the style to beat him,” Lee said of Martinez. “And then maybe after that fight I’ll fight Golovkin. We’ll see. The word with Sergio is he’s looking to fight [Miguel] Cotto or maybe Canelo Alvarez, and is trying to avoid Golovkin, so we’ll see what happens.” (more…)
By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing
Former world champion Anthony Mundine had a short response to archrival Danny Green’s comments yesterday. “Choc” told the Sunday Telegraph: “Dan relax, just relax. Your time will come at the weight I choose, at the venue I choose and at the payment I wish to give. There is only one captin of this ship —and it ain’t you.”
Mundine also indicated his priority is to resurrect the fight against Shane Mosley that fell apart at the eleventh hour last month.
After being taken from from the ring on a stretcher following his brutal twelfth round KO loss to Giovani Segura, former world champion Herman “Tyson” Marquez took some time to recover in his dressing room, then emerged with an IV in his arm. He thanked the fans before leaving in an ambulance for the hospital where he will be checked out. Tyson is believed to mainly be suffering from dehydration.
By Przemek Garczarczyk
“On a scale from 1 to 10, I would give Gennady a 7, because he was fighting with the chip on his shoulder,” said Abel Sanchez, trainer of WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in a Fightnews.com interview after “GGG” successfully defended his title against very game Curtis Stevens in an almost sold out (only two ticket short!) Theatre in Madison Square Garden. “He wanted to hurt Stevens for all the BS he was doing, so he didn’t do exactly what we wanted him to do.”
By Przemek Garczarczyk
WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (28-0, 25 KOs) talks to reporters at ringside following his fight with Curtis Stevens at MSG. GGG had a special message to Argentina: “Give me Sergio Martinez!”
By Shamus Young at ringside
Fighting as a junior middleweight, Zahir Raheem (34-3, 21 KOs) knocked Tim Coleman (19-4-1, 5 KOs) down four times and stopped him at 2:04 of the second round. After a feeling-out first round, Raheem decided to test Coleman’s conditioning with a few taps to the body. It was a wise choice, as Raheem dropped Coleman with a left hook to the body shortly after the start of round two. Soon after, he dropped him again with a right to the body. The third knockdown was another right to the body. The fourth and final knockdown was a left hook to the jaw. Referee Bobby Howard waved the fight off. The contract weight for the bout was changed from junior welterweight to 150lbs after Coleman weighed in heavy. (more…)
In an important WBO flyweight eliminator between former world champions, Giovani “Guerrero Azteca” Segura (31-3-1, 27 KOs) scored a spectacular twelfth round KO over hometown favorite Hernan “Tyson” Marquez (36-4, 23 KOs) on Saturday night at the Centro de Usos Multiples in Hermosillo, Hermosillo, Mexico. As expected, it was a brutal encounter. Segura dropped Marquez in round four and methodically stalked “Tyson.” Marquez had his moments also, but Segura would not be denied, dropping Marquez again in round eleven and finally putting Marquez down for the count with a straight left after a wild exchange in the final stanza. Marquez was given oxygen and taken out on a stretcher. Segura is now mandatory challenger for WBA/WBO champion Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada. Time was 1:57.
Unbeaten WBC #14 super featherweight Miguel Berchelt (20-0, 17 KOs) scored a spectacular fifth round KO against Omar Estrella (15-6, 13 KOs).
Looking for his second consecutive win after capturing the NABA featherweight title two months ago, Hartford’s Mike Oliver fought to an entertaining draw against Brooklyn challenger Cornelius Lock on Saturday night at Foxwoods Resort Casino. The eight-round bout between Lock and Oliver was the main event of Jimmy Burchfield’s “Connecticut Classic” pro-am card, featuring six amateur and six professional bouts. Following his disqualification win over Eric Hunter in September, Oliver (26-5-1) came out aggressive against the stronger Lock, but was at his best when weaving in and out of trouble while Lock was the better fighter toe-to-toe. The two staged a tremendous finish over the final four rounds, exchanging blows along the ropes and in the center of the ring. Lock (21-6-2) earned a 78-74 decision on one card while the other two judges each scored the bout 76-76, resulting in a majority draw. (more…)
Golovkin finishes Stevens in eight, Perez defeats Abdusalamov in slugfest, Afolabi wins IBO belt against Janik
By Matt Richardson and Mariano A. Agmi
Photos: Emily Harney
Unbeaten WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (28-0, 25 KOs) scored an eighth round TKO over Curtis Stevens (25-4, 18 KOs) on Saturday night in the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Golovkin dropped Stevens hard at the end of round two with a huge left hook. Stevens beat the count and went defensive the next round-and-a-half to clear his head. Stevens landed some good punches at the end of round four. But, Golovkin was back in command in round five and punished Stevens until the fight was halted at the end of round eight.
In a terrific slugfest between unbeaten heavyweights, Mike Perez (20-0, 12 KOs) won a hard fought ten round unanimous decision over Magomed Abdusalamov (18-1, 18 KOs). Both went at it immediately with Perez getting the better of it. Abdusalamov got back into the fight in round two and the war was on. By round six, the left side of Abdusalamov’s face was badly swollen. Perez was deducted a point for a low blow in round nine. Scores were 97-92, 95-94, 97-92.
In a bout for the vacant IBO cruiserweight world title, Ola Afolabi (20-3-4, 9 KOs) scored a twelve round majority decision over Lukasz Janik (26-2, 14 KOs). Scores were 114-114, 117-111, 115-113. Janik was cut over both eyes in a mainly dull encounter. (more…)
In a wild situation regarding the main event fight between Zahir Raheem and Tim Coleman, extra effort had to be taken to keep the fight on. In a scheduled 143 pound fight, Zahir Raheem weighed in at 141 pounds while Coleman weighed considerably higher. To rectify the situation, Raheem had to gain almost nine pounds in the past 12 hours to meet the newly scheduled 150 pound weight agreement while Coleman continued to cut. (more…)
By Karl Freitag
In a long awaited clash of unbeaten heavyweights, Lucas Browne (18-0, 16 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over Richard Towers (14-1, 11 KOs) in an eliminator for the Commonwealth heavyweight belt (still held by David Price) on Saturday night at the Hull Ice Arena in Hull, England. The 6’8 Towers was never in the fight as Browne walked right through him. Browne rocked Towers with a right hand at the end of round three, stunned him again in the fourth, then battered him on the ropes with clubbing rights in the fifth. After a count, Towers was deemed unable to continue. Time of the stoppage was :51.
Lightweight Tommy Coyle (17-2, 7 KOs) scored a seventh round TKO over John Simpson (25-10, 11 KOs) to claim the vacant IBF inter-continental belt. Coyle dropped Simpson twice in round seven and the bout was waved off by referee Phil “Quickstop” Edwards after the second knockdown.
In a mismatch, Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell built his record to 3-0, 3 KOs with a fifth round stoppage over game Lee Connelly (2-6, 0 KOs) in a lightweight contest. (more…)
By Brett Bonetti
Four Time World Champion Danny “The Green Machine” Green (33-5, 28 KOs) has issued a challenge to the under fire Anthony “The Man” Mundine (44-5, 26 KOs) via an open letter. Following the failed match up with “Sugar” Shane Mosley last week, Mundine said that he will give Green a rematch if he agrees to fight at Super Middleweight. Mundine also took to social media “I am boxing in oz & god willing ima get the fights me & my fans want to prove I’m one of the best ever! Love it or hate it I’m the best sports entertainer Australia’s ever had…that ain’t arrogance that’s fact… oh & greeny give me 6mill & meet me at 171pounds & I’ll finish ya!”
Here is Danny Green’s open letter to Anthony Mundine via The Daily Telegraph:
MATE, a few days ago you stated that ‘I’m not on your level’. And for once, I agree. I’m not on your level … I’m way above, in a different class. (more…)
By Graham Houston
The boxing world is in agreement that tonight’s middleweight title fight between Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens won’t be going the full 12 rounds at Madison Square Garden’s theatre (TV coverage on HBO in the U.S. and Sky Sports in the U.K.) Furthermore, there seems to be almost unanimous accord that Golovkin is going to win, probably quickly. I’m certainly expecting Golovkin to retain his WBA and IBO titles with a stoppage victory but I think that Stevens is going to be dangerous initially, and I’m not sure that Golovkin is going to blow Stevens away as easily as some believe will be the case.
Stevens, at 28, is a much more disciplined and mature fighter than when he was boxing as a 168-pounder earlier in his career. I think he is now a much better fighter than he was when Jesse Brinkley outclassed him in January 2009, which was the last time that Stevens lost.
Since returning to the ring as a 160-pounder — after a two-year layoff — Stevens has scored three one-round KOs in four consecutive wins. He looked devastating when blowing out Elvin Ayala and Saul Roman. There is no doubt that Stevens can crack with the left hook. I believe that Stevens trained something like 10 weeks for this fight and he looked in tremendous condition at the weigh-in, with sharply defined musculature. (more…)
By Nick Giongco
Manny Pacquiao’s MP Promotions is staging another free-to-the-public boxing show on Dec. 14 at the Tumbler Gym in General Santos City. Topbilled by rising bantamweight Jack Tepora, who has an unbeaten record of 8-0 with five KOs, the Pacquiao-promoted event will be one of many cards the Filipino star is going to unveil in the coming months, according to his Canadian adviser Mike Koncz.
Pacquiao, who turns 35 on Dec. 17, is in the thick of training for his crucial comeback bout set for Nov. 24 against Brandon Rios in Macau. Last week, MP Pormotions staged an IBF light-flyweight title clash between Filipino Johnreil Casimero and Mexican challenger Felipe Salguero at the Makati Coliseum. Koncz said the TV ratings blew them away. “It was a great success,” said Koncz, who was at ringside together with Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum.
Tepora is originally from Cebu City and is being groomed for bigger things. A former amateur standout, Tepora, just 18 years old, will be going up against a tough Thai who will be named later. Also lending a hand to Koncz in putting up the Dec. 14 show is Nonoy Neri, one of Pacquiao’s local trainers.
By Damrong Simakajornboon
Myung-goo Yuh (KOR) 52.1 kg. vs. Khunkiri Wor Wisarut (THA) 52.1 kg.
(Vacant WBC Asia Superflyweight title)
Hee-jung Yuh (KOR) 53.7 kg. vs. Maimuang Sithkrusian (THA) 52.4 kg.
(Female 6 rounds non-title bout)
Jae-huon Lee (KOR) 80 kg. vs. Isaraphap Sor Varunee (THA) 78.5 kg.
(6 rounds non-title bout)
The others undercards (all are Korean fighters) :
Jun-Ho Moon 64.7 kg. vs. Hyuk-Soo Kwon 64.15 kg.
Sang-hoon Shim 57.3 kg. vs. Tae-yong Kim 57.8 kg.
Yun-woo An 61.35 kg. vs. Sung-hoon Kim 61.7 kg.
Kwon Kim 67.5 kg. vs. Hyun-soo Um 67.5 kg.
Promoter: Myung-goo Yuh
Venue: Jangyou Sports Center, Gimhae City, Korea
By Przemek Garczarczyk
Photo: Wojciech Kubik
There’s a buzz on the streets here in New York City. Even newspapers like the Wall Street Journal are writing about smiling man with the fashionable cardigan from Kazakhstan who just destroys rivals in the ring. But is this phenomenon limited just to New York City or the U.S. market? Fightnews.com asked event organizer Tom Loeffler, general manager of K2 Promotions.
“It’s much bigger than that,” said Loeffler, who only 14 months ago introduced GGG to American boxing fans. “Not only has this show gotten a lot of interest in the USA, especially New York, but it has tremendous international interest with the quality of the fights. Saturday night’s event will be broadcasted in more than 100 countries worldwide, on the biggest, most important TV stations, including SKY in the United Kingdom, Channel 1 in Russia, Polsat TV in Poland or for the first time, as a live boxing night broadcasted from US on the German SAT1 channel.”
By Brett Bonetti
WBA Super World Featherweight Champion Chris “The Dragon” John (48-0-3, 22 KO’s) has arrived in Perth, Australia to commence preparation for his next title fight. The WBA Fighter of the Decade will start his training camp at Harry’s Gym in Balcatta with Team Dragon Fire. The details of The Dragon’s upcoming title defense are expected to be announced shortly.
John will be returning to the ring for the first time since his 18th world featherweight title defense against Satoshi “Bazooka” Hosono (24-2-1, 18 KO’s) in April this year. (more…)
By Ron Jackson
Warren Joubert came back after eleven months to score a hard-earned unanimous eight round points decision over oft-beaten Master Mangalazi in a junior welterweight bout at Carnival City near Brakpan on Thursday night. Unfortunately Joubert fell into the trap of following his back-peddleling opponent around ring throughout the fight. Joubert ups his log to 19-3-5; 11 and Mangaladzi falls to 2-8-1; 1. (more…)
Main event fighters Zahir Raheem and Tim Coleman have agreed to weigh in this morning for their fight tonight on Halquist Productions’ “Battle at the Boat 93″ at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA. Undercard fighters weighed in on Friday.
Jeremy McCleary 130.5 vs. Manuel Ortega 131.5
Contract Weight: 132 Lbs.
Corben Page 129.5 vs. Marcello Gallardo 128.5
Contract Weight: 129 Lbs.
($150 will go from Page’s purse to Gallardo)
Cameron Sevilla-Rivera 156 vs. Mark Garcia 153
Contract Weight: 154 Lbs.
($100 will go from Sevilla-Rivera’s purse to Garcia)
Jared Teer: 152 vs. Dex Montenegro 153
Contract Weight: 154 Lbs.
Jason Novelli: 167 vs. Luis Iniguez: 165.5
Contract Weight: 168 Lbs.
Welterweight hopeful Michael “Slick” Anderson will headline All Out Promotions and Edmonds Promotions’ “Fighting for Attendance” in a ten round bout Saturday, November 23 at Weequahic High School in Newark, NJ. Throughout the city of Newark, attendance is a major problem that is only getting worse, with the average student missing more than 30 days of school annually. To help promote getting children into the classrooms and off the streets, All Out Promotions is donating tickets to the “Fighting for Attendance” card to Weequahic students with outstanding attendance. They’re also hosting assemblies throughout the district. (more…)
By Przemek Garczarczyk
Photo: Mike Gladysz/Team Adamek
The saying “There’s always something going on in New York City” was even more true on Friday afternoon when it comes to boxing. It started with the Gennady Golovkin-Curtis Stevens weigh in for the huge K2 Promotions/HBO event this Saturday night and ended with Main Events’ Tomasz “Góral” Adamek-Vyacheslaw Glazkov press conference announcing November 16 heavyweight clash on the NBC network. Both fighters are in top shape and their styles promise constant action. Knowing Adamek’s history of ring toughness, “Czar” from Ukraine knows that to beat “Góral” for the #2 IBF spot, he will have to have fight of his life. For more reasons than just rankings. (more…)
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