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Nikolai Valuev Could Return To Action in June, Says Zimin

By Mark Vester

According to trainer Alexander Zimin, former WBA world heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev, may resume his boxing career this June. The 'Russian Giant' (50-2, 34 KOs) has been inactive since he lost his WBA title in November 2009 to David Haye (25-1, 23 KOs). Valuev had his shoulder and right wrist operated on late last year. The 37-year-old Russian boxer later said he did not intend to retire and wants to resume his career.

"If the rehabilitation process goes ahead according to our plan, Nikolai will be ready for a serious bout in June," Zimin told RIA Novosti.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 02-07-2011

[QUOTE=ChopperRead;10070530]He ain't a great fighter, but I like Valuev mostly because in interviews he always comes off as one of the most thoughtful and intelligent boxers around (not that there is a whole lot of competition). He stayed classy when…

Comment by ChopperRead on 02-07-2011

[QUOTE=fastblack;10071660]just great the freak robot with no skills is returning. big deal the russian is a bum and looks like he was created in a lab with spare metal parts. talk about a modern day frankenstein the russkie is it.…

Comment by fastblack on 02-07-2011

just great the freak robot with no skills is returning. big deal the russian is a bum and looks like he was created in a lab with spare metal parts. talk about a modern day frankenstein the russkie is it.…

Comment by jknightx on 02-07-2011

[QUOTE=ChopperRead;10070530]He ain't a great fighter, but I like Valuev mostly because in interviews he always comes off as one of the most thoughtful and intelligent boxers around (not that there is a whole lot of competition). He stayed classy when…

Comment by ChopperRead on 02-07-2011

[QUOTE=It's Ovah;10069428]Yeah of course, but just like with Sergio, it isn't really gay.[/QUOTE] He ain't a great fighter, but I like Valuev mostly because in interviews he always comes off as one of the most thoughtful and intelligent boxers around…

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