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Alexander Dimitrenko Promises To Come Back Stronger

By Ruslan Chikov

Former European heavyweight champion Alexander Dimitrenko (32-2, 21KOs) is promising to return even stronger after suffering an eleventh round knockout loss on Saturday night, when he faced Kubrat Pulev (16-0) for the vacant European heavyweight championship (EBU). Dimitrenko, 29-years-old, started well and slowly he was fading and eventually stopped. It was the first stoppahe loss in Dimitrenko's career. 

"Dear fans, friends and fans of boxing. I heartily thank you for your support and your good wishes. It was a very difficult battle and Pulev was better. What does not kill you will only make you stronger. Life goes on and I'll be back," Dimitrenko stated.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TheGreatA on 05-07-2012

I never thought he had much heart from the beginning. Honestly I think he should retire because he just doesn't like to fight.

Comment by joe strong on 05-07-2012

i'll have to watch the fight tonight but from what i understand dimitrenko quit. his corner tried to get him to continue. he took a knee or something after a jab....if this is the case he better come back stronger.…

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