Articles by author: Alexey Sukachev(1571 results)

Mairis Briedis Decisions Mike Perez, Set To Fight Usyk Next

Riga Arena in Riga, Latvia -The World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) cruiserweight tournament continues, with World Boxing Council (WBC) Cruiserweight world champion Mairis Briedis (23-0, 18 KOs) winning ...Read More

Krzysztof Glowacki Gets TKO Win, Filip Hrgovic Makes Big Debut

Riga, Latvia - WBC #3 and IBF/WBO #8 rated cruiserweight Krzysztof Glowacki of Poland got his second win this year and won for the second time since losing to Ukrainian Olexander Usyk in a bid for the...Read More

Rakhim Chakhkiev, 34, Announces Retirement From Boxing

Former IBO cruiserweight champion and 2008 Beijing heavyweight gold medalist Rakhim Chakhkiev announced his retirement from prizefighting on Saturday, according to the TASS media agency. “I’m done wit...Read More

Viktor Postol Dropped Hard, Rallies To Earn Decision

Victoria Olshana, a female newcomer to the European promotional scene, staged a huge (by present-day Ukrainian standards) local show at the AKKO International in Kiev, Ukraine, with a number of locall...Read More

Eduard Skavinskiy Wins WBC Regional With TKO Win in Russia

Fighting for the third time this year after three years away from the ring, welterweight prospect Mikhail Smirnov (9-0, 3 KOs), still just 24, utlized his superior skills set to outpoint rough and tou...Read More

Usyk Stops Huck in Tenth, Advances in WBSS Tournament

Berlin, Germany - In the first bout of the World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight tournament, Oleksandr Usyk (13-0, 11 KOs) scored a tenth round stoppage of former champion Marco Huck (40-5-1, 27 KOs...Read More

Usyk vs. Huck - LIVE Results From Berlin

Super middleweight Denis Radovan scored a workmanlike unanimous decision over Yann Binanga Aboghe (6-2-1) of Gabon over six rounds. Radovan improves to 6-0, 2 KOs. Two streaks continued in a fight bet...Read More

Mikhail Alekseev Edges Malcolm Klassen in Tough Fight

Russia - A year and four months ago, young gun Mikhail Alekseev faced fellow undefeated Filipino Romero Duno and gave him both a beating and boxing lesson, which resulted in a one-sided unanimous deci...Read More

Magomed Kurbanov Defeats Stepan Horvath For WBO Regional

Russia - WBO #8, WBA #10 and IBF/WBC #14 light middleweight Magomed "The Black Lion" Kurbanov (12-0, 9 KOs) should have fought ring legend Shane Mosley (firstly in May, then tonight) had Sugar Shane n...Read More

Kanat Islam Drops, Stops Brandon Cook in Nine Rounds

Astana, Kazakhstan - Four days shy of his 33rd birthday, former amateur standout Kanat Islam (an ethnic Kazakh, who was born Hanati Silamu in Altay, China) took an important step to a world title shot...Read More

Maxim Vlasov Batters, Stops Denton Daley in Ninth Round

Extremely active for his ranks cruiserweight contender Maxim Vlasov continued his domination tour by forcing the sixth consecutive stoppage win in an important cross-roader versus Dangerous Denton Dal...Read More

Hamburg 2017 WC Results: Cuba Is Back, Dominates the Rest

Crossing continental Europe one couldn’t find a better place for world championship boxing than Hamburg, Germany, arguably the birthplace (or, at least, the citadel) of the German boxing. It’s where t...Read More

European Update: Baysangurov, Kiko Martinez, Jackiewicz, More

Several mid-sized but well-packed events have taken its place across Europe this past weekend, some of them being held in Eastern European countries. There were several minor title fights among them b...Read More

Sergey Kovalev: No Dates Set, I'm Considering Retirement

In a shocker, former multi-belt light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) revealed to the R-Sport media agency that retirement could be next for one of the Russia’s best prizefighters...Read More

Firuza Sharipova Beats Milena Koleva, Acquires WIBA/WBU Belts

A year and three months since her pro debut Kazakhstani lightweight Firuza Sharipova became Kazakhstan's first female world champion by decisioning hard-nosed Bulgarian veteran Milena Koleva over ten ...Read More

Ruslan Fayfer Beats Junior Wright for IBF #2 Cruiserweight Spot

It wasn’t easy but Ruslan Fayfer has made it to the #2 position of the IBF cruiserweight ranks. This happened as part of a show on Friday night in Krasnodar, Russia, in the main event of a multi-fight...Read More

Kashtanov Gains Russian Citizenship, Returns in the Fall

Another former titlist is added to the Russian roster of highly-rated prizefighters. Following the stellar example of a living icon Roy Jones Jr., ex-WBA interim super middleweight beltholder Stanisla...Read More

Valuev: Povetkin Is Highly Unlikely to Fight for the Title in Russia

Former WBA heavyweight champion and now the State Duma member Nikolai Valuev spoke to R-Sport on the future of his fellow compatriot and formerly a champion himself, Alexander Povetkin....Read More

Team Aloyan Take Aim at a World Title Fight in 2018

Plans are huge for former amateur star Misha Aloyan. According to the “Patriot” promotional company, which governs his professional career, Aloyan is going to defend his WBC Silver title three of four...Read More

Provodnikov: The One To Beat Golovkin Has Yet To Be Born

The world awaits for the biggest boxing fight of this year, not named Mayweather vs. McGregor. It’s set to take place on September 16th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, when two best middleweights ...Read More