Articles by author: Igor Lazorin(108 results)

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

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