Articles by author: Igor Lazorin(129 results)

Dmitry Bivol vs. Sullivan Barrera Showdown Already in Play

There are already discussions to hold a showdown in 2018, between WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol and once-beaten Sullivan Barrera. Barrera still needs to do his part, and defeat Felix Val...Read More

Sergey Kuzmin vs. Amir Mansour in Play For November 27

It appears that tough heavyweight contender Amir Mansour has been pegged to replace former world champion Lucas Browne in a fight against Russia's Sergey Kuzmin, which will be held on November 27 in M...Read More

Promoter: Dmitry Bivol Will Dominate at 175, Get All The Belts

Promoter Andrei Ryabinsky of World of Boxing believes he's got the next king of the light heavyweight division, World Boxing Association (WBA) champion Dmitry Bivol. On Saturday in Monaco, 26-year-old...Read More

Adrien Broner vs. Sergey Lipinets Being Eyed For March

On Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Sergey Lipinets won a unanimous decision over Akihiro Kondo for the vacant IBF junior welterweight title. Lipinets raised his record to 13-0 with ...Read More

Alexander Povetkin vs. BJ Flores in Play - If Hammer Withdraws

There is a backup opponent waiting in the wings. It wasn't that long ago that BJ Flores (34-3-1, 21 KOs) called for a fight with former world champion Alexander Povetkin (32-1, 23 KOs). If the pieces ...Read More

De La Hoya on Canelo's Options: Golovkin, Lemieux, Saunders

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya admits that Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has several potential options for his next ring return, which is slated to take place on May 5th of 2018. Canelo was ...Read More

Povetkin vs. Hammer Finalized - Winner Gets Joseph Parker Shot!

The fight is now a done deal. Heavyweight contender Christian Hammer (22-4, 12 KOs) of Germany has signed a contract for the planned fight with former world champion Alexander Povetkin (32-1, 23 KOs)....Read More

Povetkin-Hammer Winner is Likely Mandatory To Joseph Parker

According to Erol Ceylan, the promoter for heavyweight Christian Hammer (22-4, 12 KOs) of Germany, the planned fight with Alexander Povetkin (32-1, 23 KOs) will indeed become a final WBO eliminator fo...Read More

Sergey Kovalev Smiles, Reveals His New Trainer

Former unified light heavyweight world champion Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) is training hard for his scheduled fight with Vyacheslav "Lion-Heart Chingonskyy" Shabranskyy (19-1, 16 KOs), ...Read More

Roy Jones: I'm Not Going To Retire, My Next Fight is in Talks

According to former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr., he is currently negotiating the details of his next fight. The 48-year-old veteran, and future Hall of Famer, is not ready to hang up t...Read More

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