Articles by author: Igor Lazorin(101 results)

Ustinov Destroys Love in One, Ready For Briggs-Oquendo Winner

The mandatory challenger to the "regular" World Boxing Association heavyweight title - Alexander Ustinov or Russia - returned to the ring after a long layoff and demolished Brazilian Raphael Zumbano L...Read More

Ricardo Mayorga vs. Stanislav Kashtanov in The Works

According to Russian promotional company Patriot, Donetsk super middleweight contender Stanislav Kashtanov will collide with former two division world champion Ricardo Mayorga of Nicaragua. Date and v...Read More

Indongo To Vacate? Lipinets-Hooker For IBF Belt on Ward-Kovalev?

Alex Vaysfeld, manager of undefeated junior welterweight Sergey Lipinets (12-0, 10 KOs), has been advised by sourced that Julius Indongo (22-0, 11 KOs) is likely going to vacate his IBF world title. L...Read More

Alexander Povetkin Appealing PED Suspension By The WBC

According to World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman, former heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin has appealed his suspension by the sanctioning body. As reported earlier t...Read More

Sergey Kovalev Will Head To Big Bear on April 29, Then Oxnard

Sergey Kovalev is planning to hit Big Bear, California on April 29th to begin preparations for his scheduled rematch against World Boxing Association (WBA), International Boxing Federation (IBF) and W...Read More

Robert Easter vs. Denis Shafikov on June 30 in Toledo

Denis Shafikov will get his third opportunity to fight for a world title, when he goes for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) lightweight belt against undefeated champion Robert Easter Jr. on J...Read More

Ruslan Provodnikov is Now Ready To Resume His Career

According to former world champion Ruslan "Siberian Rocky" Provodnikov (25-5, 18 KOs), he is ready to resume his career in 2017. Provodnikov took a break after going 3-4 in his last seven fights. The...Read More

Alexander Povetkin Ring Return Set For July 1 in Moscow

Former heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin will return to the ring on July 2 in Russia, according to his promoter Andrei Ryabinsky. The boxer is slated to fight an opponent who is ranked in the to...Read More

Shane Mosley Injured, Kurbanov Clash Pushed To September 9

It was revealed by lead promoter Alexey Titov of RCC Boxing Promotion that former three division world champion Shane Mosley (49-10-1, 41 KOs) has suffered a hand injury in training, and as a result t...Read More

Mayweather: I Hope The McGregor Fight Happens in June

During his ongoing tour of Eastern Europe, former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) sat down with reporters in Moscow to discuss his potential fight with UFC superstar C...Read More

Shane Mosley Feels Good, Sees No Reason To Stop Career

Former three division world champion Shane Mosley (49-10-1, 41 KOs) is not looking to stop his career any time soon. Mosley is the latest future Hall of Famer to fight on Russian soil in the late stag...Read More

Mosley Would Not Rule Out Possibility of Russian Citizenship

Former three division world champion Shane Mosley (49-10-1, 41 KOs) would not rule out the possibility of securing Russian citizenship. Two years ago, another American fight veteran - former four divi...Read More

Ward vs. Kovalev Rematch Talks Finally Underway - For June 17?

According to Egis Klimas, the manager of Sergey Kovalev, the negotiations are finally underway for a rematch with World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Organization (WBO) and International Boxi...Read More

Promoter: Povetkin Will Continue Career, Target Other Titles

As previously reported, a United States jury ruled that heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin of Russia had been consuming meldonium after the performance enhancing drug was put on the prohibited list....Read More

Wilder vs. Povetkin Legal Battle Will Head To a Jury Trial

The legal battle between heavyweights Deontay Wilder and Alexander Povetkin is heading to a jury, according to attorney Alexei Karpenko, who is representing the interests of Povetkin and his promoter ...Read More

Russian Lawmaker Vows To Fight For Rights of Alexander Povetkin

The doping scandal surrounding Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin was "a provocation," said Mikhail Degtyaryov, a lawmaker who heads the Russian lower chamber’s sports committee. "The provocation agains...Read More

Kovalev Eager To Start Training For Andre Ward, Waiting For Deal

Sergey Kovalev (30-1, 26 KOs) is very eager to get in the ring for a rematch with Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs). Kovalev wants to start training again, with both eyes set on revenge. Last November at the...Read More

Andrzej Wawrzyk's Trainer Questions Validity of Positive Drug Test

The team behind Polish heavyweight Andrzej Wawrzyk are questioning the validity of the boxer's failed drug test. It was revealed on Tuesday that Wawrzyk tested positive for a banned steroid. As part o...Read More

Lomachenko-Corrales is The Target For April 8 or 15, Says Arum

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum is focused on finalizing a unification between World Boxing Organization (WBO) super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine and title holder of the World Boxing Ass...Read More

Lamont Peterson-David Avanesyan Looms For Broner vs. Granados

As reported last month on, the interim-welterweight champion of the World Boxing Association (WBA), David Avanesyan of Russia, is being lined up to face former junior welterweight belt...Read More