Articles by author: Igor Lazorin(119 results)

Lipinets vs. Kondo IBF Title Clash is Targeted For November

According to Alex Vaysfeld, the manager of Sergey Lipinets (12-0, 10 KOs), they are targeting a date in November to fight Akihiro Kondo (29-6-1, 16 KOs) for the vacant IBF junior welterweight title. L...Read More

David Haye Still Plans December Return, Eyes Joshua in 2018

Former world boxing champion David Haye is still gunning for a world title showdown in 2018 with the World Boxing Association (WBA), the International Boxing Federation (IBF) and the International Box...Read More

Aloyan Gets WBC Belt in Second Pro Fight, Fedor Chudinov Wins

2012 Olympic bronze medalist Mikhail "Misha" Aloyan of Russia won the vacant "silver" silver championship of the World Boxing Council (WBC) at super flyweight, with a twelve round unanimous decision o...Read More

Gassiev Sees No Reason For Lebedev Rematch After WBSS Refusal

The world champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF), Murat Gassiev, sees no reason to conduct a rematch with Denis Lebedev, who holds the World Boxing Association (WBA) title. Last Decembe...Read More

Ustinov vs. Oquendo For Vacant WBA Title in Play For October 2

According to Vladimir "Krasivyy" Hryunov, manager of Russian heavyweight contender Alexander Ustinov, a showdown with Fres Oquendo for the vacant "regular" title of the World Boxing Association (WBA) ...Read More

Alexander Povetkin Cracks WBO's Top Ten After Recent Win

Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin has been reinstated into the ratings of the World Boxing Organization (WBO), taking the eighth place on the new list, the organization’s press service reported. ...Read More

Ponomarev Waiting on Date For Ocampo IBF Eliminator Clash

Russian welterweight contender Konstantin Ponomarev is waiting for a firm date in the fall, for a fight against Mexico's Carlos Ocampo for the right to become the mandatory challenger for the world ti...Read More

Alexander Povetkin Back in The Good Graces of The IBF

The International Boxing Federation [IBF] has officially exonerated Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin of any wrongdoing, according to the CEO of the World of Boxing, Andrey Ryabinsky. Earlier tod...Read More

Kovalev Says Ward Too Difficult To Beat With Officials on His SIde

Former world champion Sergey Kovalev will not insist on a third fight with IBF, WBO, WBA light heavyweight king Andre Ward. Two weeks ago at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Ward stopped Kovalev in the ...Read More

Shane Mosley No Longer Going To Fight Kurbanov in Russia

The former world champion in three weight divisions, 'Sugar' Shane Mosley, is unable to fight hot Russian fighter Magomed Kurbanov. Mosley was unable to go forward due to a back injury, according to t...Read More

Sergey Kovalev Eyes New Trainer, Move To New Weight Class

Former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (30-2, 26 KOs) is looking to make some big changes after losing for the second time to Andre Ward. Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) won a close twelve round decisio...Read More

Povetkin vs. Rudenko Now Sanctioned For WBO Regional Belt

The heavyweight bout between Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22 KOs) and Andriy Rudenko (31-2, 19 KOs, #9 WBO, #13 IBF, #13 WBC) is now sanctioned for the WBO International championship. "The WBO confirms t...Read More

Manager: WBA To Issue Decision on Ustinov, Briggs, Oquendo

Vladimir Hryunov, manager of the mandatory challenger to the "regular" World Boxing Association heavyweight title - Alexander Ustinov of Russia - says the WBA is expected to issue an order this week -...Read More

Povetkin All Smiles as VADA Tests Are All Clean For Rudenko Bout

As previously reported, a random drug testing protocol was necessary to finalize a fight between Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22 KOs) and Andriy Rudenko (31-2, 19 KOs, #9 WBO, #...Read More

Ryabinsky To Step Back, Vadim Kornilov To Head 'World of Boxing'

Andrei Ryabinsky, the head of the promotional company "World of Boxing," will continue to fund boxing, but his day to day functions will now be handled by manager Vadim Kornilov. Ryabinsky announced ...Read More

Kovalev Feels Boost With Russian Coach For Andre Ward Rematch

Sergey Kovalev has made a few adjustments after suffering his first career defeat last November, in his first meeting with Andre Ward. The fight, which took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, s...Read More

Povetkin vs. Rudenko Will Require Doping Tests, Says Manager reported last week that a deal was finalized for Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin (30-1, 22 KOs) to face Andriy Rudenko (31-2, 19 KOs, #9 WBO, #13 IBF, #13 WBC) on July 1st...Read More

Lipinets' Manager: Indongo Will Face Crawford, Belt Will Be Vacant

Junior welterweight contender Sergey Lipinets will not get a mandatory crack at champion Julius Indongo, according to the Russian boxer's manager Alex Vaysfeld. Lipinets is the mandatory challenger un...Read More

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

The mandatory challenger to the "regular" World Boxing Association heavyweight title - Alexander Ustinov of 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