Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Bradley: Provodnikov is Much More Powerful Than Pacquiao

By Edward Chaykovsky

Home Depot Center, Carson, California - WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (30-0, 12KOs) had to survive on pure heart when he was taking a pounding in several action-packed rounds in his twelve round war with Ruslan Provodnikov (22-2, 15KOs). Bradley was hurt bad in several round and barely escaped a knockout loss in the second and twelfth rounds. He won a unanimous decision with scores of 114-113, 114-113 and 115-112.

“I gave it everything I had. Every ounce I had, I gave. He’s much more powerful than [Manny] Pacquiao. He hits harder, and has shorter punches. He’s a great puncher, and I take my hat off to him," Bradley said.

Bradley was very impressed with Provodnikov's strength and his power punching ability. He expects the Eastern Euro boxer to win a world championshop in the future.

“He’s going to be a world champion someday. He’s a very strong puncher because he steps into his punches and he hits really hard. It was a really difficult fight. I want to show him by those exchanges that I wasn’t afraid of him. That’s why I kept trading with him. I didn’t want to show any fear. I can brawl and box with anyone,” Bradley said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by hugh grant on 03-19-2013

The fact that Pac dont hit as hard as Provodnikov, but Bradley felt the need to run away for Pac like Pac had dynamite and an atomic bomb inside his gloves makes Bradleys performance against Pac all the more awful…

Comment by DannYankee on 03-19-2013

Probably true but c'mon he was on hes bicycle the whole time fighting Pacquiao and whenever he got off it a lill bit got tagged to hell and started back pedaling again, this time maybe because he knew how he…

Comment by pimpgoz on 03-18-2013

he saying that because the punches felt harder because he went toe2toe with this guy and not pac. when you are running away and taking the shots from manny they don't feel as hard. if he went toe2toe with manny…

Comment by !! Shawn on 03-18-2013

[QUOTE=Check_hooks;13154255]I dont think this is accurate Bradley was moving away from alot of Pac's punches whereas he was flat-footed or moving forward against Provodnikov Pacquiao is a guy who literally broke Margaritos face and Marquez nose And Shane Mosley said…

Comment by mathed on 03-18-2013

[QUOTE=I'm Not Sorry;13158294]lets torture fighting pride by making him kneel down on rice[/QUOTE] lol, that is a painful torture, not sure anyone deserves that. He's rough on Bradley but Bradley did take Pac's soul so...........:crazy:

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (67)
Top Headlines Fortuna: The Public Booed Because They Know I Beat Easter! David Price: I Think Deontay Wilder Could Beat Anthony Joshua CompuBox: Spence Landed 49% of Power Punches on Peterson Spence: I Want 'Some Time' Thurman - He Keeps Making Excuses! Video: Jermell Charlo, Jermall Charlo Talk Spence, Canelo, More Robert Easter vs. Javier Fortuna - CompuBox Punch Stats Video: Robert Easter Discusses Performance Against Fortuna Video: Hunter Explains Why He Pulled Lamont Peterson Out Video: Errol Spence Breaks Down Win Over Peterson, More Errol Spence: I Didn't Know I Would Dominate Like That Easter: I'm Ready To Sign Contract For Mikey Garcia or Linares Errol Spence Drops, Beats Down Lamont Peterson For TKO Win Errol Spence vs. Lamont Peterson - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Robert Easter Wins Close Call, Split Nod Over Javier Fortuna Robert Easter vs. Javier Fortuna - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Marcus Browne Demolishes Francy Ntetu in One Round Adam Kownacki Breaks Down and Stops Iago Kiladze in Sixth Spence-Peterson Undercard Results From Barclays Center Joshua Promoter: Wilder Can't Be Delusional With 50-50 Demand Spence on Thurman: Why Not Try To Get My Belt? Why Not Unify? Euro News: Skoglund, Koelling, Haertel, Kiko Martinez, De Carolis Errol Spence vs. Lamont Peterson - CompuBox Historical Review Kownacki Eyes KO: I'm Gonna Do My Best To Stop Kiladze Usyk: I Can't Wait To Get Mairis Briedis' WBC Title! Frank Warren: Spence is a Long Way From Being Star Like Floyd Errol Spence vs. Lamont Peterson: Stats & Stakes Peterson: Beating Spence, Others Would Get Me to Hall of Fame Easter Expects Garcia to Beat Lipinets in 140-Pound Title Fight Roach: I'd Love to See Spence-Crawford, They're the Two Best P4P Daily Bread Mailbag: Lara-Hurd, Canelo-Golovkin, Khan, More Brook: First Rabchenko, Then July or August Fight, Then Khan! Dooley Noted: Diminishing of Anthony Small - Faces Terror Charge Horn's Promoter: We're Chasing Global Glory, Mundine Can Wait Wilder's Coach Gives Joshua The Edge Over Parker, Explains Why Video: Malignaggi Talks Spence, Joshua-Parker, Canelo, More Dana White Discusses Mayweather, McGregor, Showtime, More Roy Jones Jr. vs. Scott Sigmon is Finalized For February 8 Has Manny Pacquiao Finally Become The Opponent? Horn's Promoter Warns: Crawford Will Regret Moving Up To 147! Beterbiev Looks Forward To Kovalev Bout, Denies Rejecting Him
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement