Originally Posted by Freedom.
The fight is a mismatch. Provodnikov is an aggressive but limited fighter, not world-class. He's lacks power, athleticism, and technical skill, although he does have heart and a good chin.
He'll make Bradley look good.
There are much better Russian fighters at 140 such as Khabib Allakhverdiev and Denis Shafikov (who is actually having his next fight at 135).
I thought Provodnikov was going to be one of those well schooled but unheralded Russian fighters who is always capable of the upset. Seems not...