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 Last update:  2/14/2014       Read more by Top Rank         
   
Alexander Gvozdyk Inks Promotional With Top Rank
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LAS VEGAS, NEV. -- It's Valentine's Day and for Top Rank that means glove is in the air!  Boxing's premier promotional company announced the signing of yet another nonpareil 2012 Olympian -- light heavyweight bronze medalist ALEXANDER GVOZDYK of Ukraine.  He will make his professional debut in the spring of 2014.  Gvozdyk narrowly missed advancing to the gold medal round, losing a controversial 13-13 semifinal decision on countback to Adilbek Niyazymbetov of Kazakhstan.

"Top Rank is delighted to have signed Alexander. We expect him to rise to the top level of his division," said Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum.

"Alexander is another great addition to the light heavyweight division which is quickly becoming the hottest weight class in boxing," said Egis Klimas, Gvozdyk's manager.

Gvozdyk joins a sterling list of Olympians already on Top Rank's roster, including gold medalists Zou Shiming of China, Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine, Ryan Mūrata of Japan and Egor Mekhhontcev of Russia, silver medalist Esquiva Falcδo of Brazil and three other exciting prospects -- American Jose Ramνrez, Puerto Rican Felix Verdejo and Mexican Σscar Valdez -- all of whom aspire to become Top Rank's next generation of world champions

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comment by Koba-Grozny, on 02-15-2014
[QUOTE=Hougigo]What do you mean? That division is pretty weak. They could probably be near the top within a few years....unless somebody new comes out from the rubbish. All the title holders (except the WBA's) are damn good. The rest of the division...not so much[/QUOTE] That was kinda wha...

comment by PainfromUkraine, on 02-15-2014
Great signing, this guy is an excellent fighter, and some might say he is already 9-0 in the pros after his undefeated World Series of Boxing run. He will definitely make some noise in the division. :boxing:

comment by Hougigo, on 02-15-2014
[QUOTE=Koba-Grozny]As with the other recent LHW Olympian signings Beterbiev (with GYM) and Mekhontsev (TR) I suspect the plan is to cash in on the newly revitalised LHW division and probably to do it fairly quickly. The success of Kovalev has opened some eyes as to the potential of these guys and...

comment by Koba-Grozny, on 02-15-2014
[QUOTE=LomaUsykKlichko]Good signing by Top Rank I think hes going make some noise in the Light heavyweight devision hope he gets pushed fast[/QUOTE] As with the other recent LHW Olympian signings Beterbiev (with GYM) and Mekhontsev (TR) I suspect the plan is to cash in on the newly revitalised...

comment by Koba-Grozny, on 02-15-2014
[QUOTE=LomaUsykKlichko]Good signing by Top Rank I think hes going make some noise in the Light heavyweight devision hope he gets pushed fast[/QUOTE] As with the other recent LHW Olympian signings Beterbiev (with GYM) and Mekhontsev (TR) I suspect the plan is to cash in on the newly revitalised...

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