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Dimitrenko is Now Being Groomed By Tommy Brooks

By Luke Furman

American trainer Tommy Brooks, who years ago worked with Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson, is now grooming Alexander Dimitrenko (32-2, 21 KOs). After suffering a knockout loss to Kubrat Pulev in May, Dimitrenko knew it was time for a change. Now that he broke away from Universum, Dimitrenko has high hopes for the future.

"I am happy and I am optimistic about the future. We are going forward. There were some organizational issues to attend to, but they are already accounted for, so I think everything will be fine. My contract with Universum ended on September 15. I'm a free agent, but I have a team supporting me and a good coach," Dimitrenko said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by oscar16 on 12-04-2012

I heard about that he never payed his team members after his last fight and so thei all left...

Comment by BostonGuy on 12-03-2012

He didn't, Chambers earned a decision win over Dimitrenko...

Comment by White_Knight on 12-03-2012

To be honest, I don't think Brooks has much to work with. I don't think Dimitrenko is impressive at all. People anow consider Pulev a serious contender after beating Dimitrenko and Ustinov, but neither of those guys are quality fighters.…

Comment by joe strong on 12-03-2012

i think it's a great move on his part to get a solid american trainer. i believe he is moving to the states as well so he will get quality work sparring & training. brooks will just tweak him a…

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