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Grigory Drozd Agrees With WBC's Decision To Take Title

On April 8th World Boxing Council cruiserweight champion, Russian Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28KO), was due to defend against mandatory challenger, Ilunga Makabu (19-1, 18KO), from Congo....Read More

Makabu, Bellew To Collide For Vacant WBC Cruiserweight Title

Tony Bellew (26-2-1, 16 KOs) will fight for a world title in early summer. The Liverpool cruiserweight, who is an avid Evertonian, will get a shot at the WBC title. Bellew, 33, has been handed h...Read More

Grigory Drozd Avoids Surgery, Will Rehab For Month and a Half

As reported last week, WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd of Russia is seriously injured and unable to make a mandatory defense of his title against Ilunga Makabu. The fight was scheduled for Ap...Read More

Grigory Drozd Injured, Makabu Defense on 4/8 Card Canceled

WBC cruiseweight champion, 36-year-old Russian Grigory Drozd, is seriously injured and unable to make a mandatory defense of his title against Ilunga Makabu. The fight was scheduled for April 8. ...Read More

Drozd-Makabu, Troyanovsky-Cuenca II on BoxNation, April 8

BoxNation will show Grigory Drozd and Illunga Makabu’s eagerly anticipated WBC World Cruiserweight Title showdown from Moscow on April 8. On the same bill, 48-1 star Cesar Rene Cuenca is out to avenge...Read More

Drozd: Sturm-Chudinov II Decision is a Disgrace To Boxing

Yesterday before a packed crowd in Oberhausen, Germany - 37-year-old German Felix Sturm captured the WBA super middleweight championship by winning a twelve round majority decision over previously unb...Read More

Drozd Admits He Was Stunned When Fury Unseated Klitschko

WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd was stunned when Tyson Fury unseated Wladimir Klitschko on November 28th in Dusseldorf, Germany to capture the WBA/IBO/IBF/WBO world titles. ...Read More

Drozd Warns Kovalev, Stevenson About Threat of Barrera

33-year-old unbeaten light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera (17-0, 12KOs) of Cuba recently scored a fifth-round knockout victory of 32-year-old Karo Murat of Germany in an IBF final eliminator. ...Read More

Drozd vs. Makuba Targeted for April 8th in Moscow

WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28KO) will make the second defense of his world title on April 8 in Moscow (Russia), according to his promoter Andrei Ryabinsky of World of Boxing. ...Read More

WBC: Wilder's Voluntary Defense Approved For 1/16

For WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder - the No. 1 ranked mandatory challenger is Alexander Povetkin of Russia, who also holds the WBC Silver title, and is scheduled to fight Mariusz Wach t...Read More

Ryabinsky On Russian Crisis, Boxing Biz, Cruiserweights

The stagnation of the global economy continues to be felt in all business aspects. The crisis in Russia is present, but it manifests itself in its own—almost invisible—world. Moscow is still Mosco...Read More

Drozd Injured, Makabu Defense To Be Rescheduled

According to Andrey Ryabinskiy, head of the “World of Boxing” promotional company, one of his stellar protégé’s Grigoriy Drozd is forced to withdraw from his scheduled mandatory defense against rugged...Read More

Drozd vs. Usyk Collision Could Come Sooner Than Later

WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28 KOs) is not afraid of any challenges, even if they come from fighters he deeply respects. Drozd gave his opinion on a possible collision with red hot...Read More

Drozd vs. Makabu Title Clash a Done Deal For Russia?

According to sources with knowledge of the details, WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28 KOs) and WBC mandatory challenger Ilunga Makabu (19-1, 18 KOs) have agreed to the terms for a pro...Read More

Drozd Wants Bikini Girls To Return During His Fights

WBC cruiserweight champion Grigoriy “Pretty Boy” Drozd (40-1, 28 KOs) commented on the recent decision handed down by his promoter, Andrey Ryabinskiy, who issued a ban on round card girls wearing biki...Read More

Grigory Drozd Eyes Unification, Back By The Year's End

According to Sportbox.ru, WBC cruiserweight champion and TBRB #4 200-pounder Grigory “Pretty Boy” Drozd (40-1, 28 KOs), who recently defeated challenger Lukasz Janik of Poland in a voluntary defense o...Read More

Drozd Stops Janik In Nine; Chakhkiev Knocks Out Wright

Light heavyweight prospect Dmitry Bivol (now 3-0, 3 KOs) continued to impress with the 4th round stoppage of well-traveled journeyman Joey Vegas (17-11-2, 10 KOs). Vegas, imitating Floyd Mayweathe...Read More

Weights From Moscow: Povetkin 232.4, Perez 240.5

All fighters are weighed in and set for the loaded fight card Friday evening in Moscow, Russia. Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez meet in a bout to determine the next mandatory challenger for WBC h...Read More

ESPN3 To Air Povetkin vs. Perez Plus Undercard

Stateside fight fans won’t have to stress over finding grainy (and illegal) streams to catch the loaded fight card in Moscow. ESPN plans to air the card—topped by Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez in ...Read More

Photos: Povetkin, Perez Go Face To Face in Moscow

All fighters are weighed in and set for the loaded fight card Friday evening in Moscow, Russia. Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez meet in a bout to determine the next mandatory challenger for WBC ...Read More