Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Khabib-Prescott Done: Hryunov Expects a Tough Fight - Boxing News
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
 Boxing Articles
 Boxing Interviews
 Breaking News
 Boxing Press Releases
 Boxing Results
 World Boxing News
Follow BoxingScene
 
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
 Register A Free Account
 Account Login
 Boxing Schedule
 Boxing Champions
 Boxing Downloads
 Boxing Forums
 Boxing News Wire
 Boxing Photos
 Boxing History
 Boxer Search
 Fantasy Betting
 Feedback
 Fitness and Health  
 Free Homepage
 Mixed Martial Arts
 Pound For Pound
 Upcoming Fight Archive
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  2/10/2013       Read more by Rick Reeno         
   
Khabib-Prescott Done: Hryunov Expects a Tough Fight
Share Click Here To Email Printable version Search BoxingScene Database 

By Rick Reeno

Vladimir Hryunov, the co-promoter for IBO/WBA "regular" champion Khabib Allakhverdiev (18-0, 8KOs), has advised BoxingScene.com that a deal was reached to defend their titles against the very dangerous Breidis Prescott (26-4, 20KOs) on March 30th as the HBO televised co-feature to Brandon Rios-Mike Alvarado II at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Top Rank, who recently signed Khabib to a co-promotion with Hryunov, wanted to match him against Karim Mayfield (17-0-1, 10KOs), but some promotional complications on the side of Mayfield got in the way.

Hryunov told BoxingScene that he brought Khabib to Top Rank in order to make him an international superstar. He also wants Khabib to get the opportunity to fight Top Rank's biggest names - like Brandon Rios, Timothy Bradley, Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao.

"Bob Arum of Top Rank knows how to create stars. Top Rank built the big pay-per-view attractions like Oscar De La Hoya, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. That's why I brought Khabib to them. We want Khabib to become a superstar," Hryunov told BoxingScene.com.

Hryunov is very familiar with Prescott and views the hard-hitting Colombian as being a tougher, more dangerous opponent than Mayfield. Hyrunov saw Prescott's one minute destruction of Amir Khan in 2008, and also witnessed how the boxer came very close to beating Mike Alvarado in 2011.

"This is a very serious fight. Prescott is a serious opponent, very strong and he can punch. I've seen him fight before. I saw what he did to Amir Khan. After the loss, Khan switched promoters, to Golden Boy, and he never wanted to fight him again in a rematch. We are talking this fight very seriously. Next week Khabib will head to Miami, where he will begin training camp with coach John David Jackson," Hryunov said.

Khabib had a banner year in 2012 and became a player at 140-pounds. He destroyed Kaizer Mabuza in fours rounds in June, and then traveled to Florida in November to win the WBA championship with a technical decision over previously undefeated Joan Guzman.

Tags: Breidis Prescott , Khabib Allakhverdiev , Khabib-Prescott , Khabib vs. Prescott


 

 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by thuggery, on 02-11-2013
Khabib made Guzman quit like a pansy. Khabib will make easy work of Prescott.

comment by MujoHrnjica, on 02-11-2013
[QUOTE=Realizniguhnit]Prescott will be him quite easily, a lot of people sleeping on Prescott.. Khabib has 8 KO's and he's 5'6....[/QUOTE] That's what ppl were saying about Guzman aswell but look what happened to him. And Khabib's 5'8 not 5'6.

comment by Ringlife, on 02-11-2013
Pretty good undercard fight I am going for Prescott.

comment by King_, on 02-10-2013
[QUOTE=Realizniguhnit]If Khan was so green why didn't he give Prescott an immediate rematch fool? Prescott would beat Khan right now.. and Corley is a good fighter, styles make fights..[/QUOTE] Corley is a good fighter? In the year 2011? Come on man, now you're just being silly. Prescott is...

comment by Pain~Lucy, on 02-10-2013
wow, will definitely wathc this fight! I got Khabib by murder in late rounds!

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (61) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Pacquiao: Mayweather Moved Too ...
  Sykes vs. Walsh Added To Loaded...
  Pazienza: Mayweather Will Only ...
  Shadi Hamsho Doing Well, Open T...
  Danny Garcia on How He Would Be...
  Khan on Mayweather: Brits Can T...
  Gallagher: Quigg Can Be Like Ha...
  Luis Franco Hungry To Fight, Co...
  De La Hoya Would Do Canelo vs. ...
  Arum: I Don't Think Mayweather ...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.