Oleg Maskaev To Return on December 30th in Moscow

By Ruslan Chikov

The former world heavyweight champion of the WBC, 43-year-old Oleg Maskaev (36-7, 27KOs), will return to the ring on December 30th in Moscow. The event will be called "Return of the Champions." The opponent will be named at a later date. Maskaev has not fought since suffering a first round TKO defeat to Nagy Aguilera in December 2009.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Slowhand on 11-21-2012

Maskaev should stay retired, but I think as an amateur he did something remarkable by KOing Vitali.. correct me if I´m wrong. That´s more of an achievement than holding the WBA regular belt these days!

Comment by joe strong on 11-19-2012

[QUOTE=Freedom.;12715390]He should stay retired, the last I saw of him he was shot and he's just gotten older since then. He's been brutally KOed too many times. Poor old man must need money. :sad:[/QUOTE]i don't think he is broke. i…

Comment by TOBYLEE1 on 11-19-2012

[QUOTE=BostonGuy;12715365]Agree - all Oleg's KO losses (and there's quite a few) are highlight reel material. Not only does he get KO'd, he gets KO'd in devastating fashion.[/QUOTE] Yes they are LOL, devastating KOes. I think he KO Rahman once in…

Comment by King_ on 11-19-2012

Wasn't Maskaev just running for mayor/governor in a city in California/California?

Comment by Freedom. on 11-19-2012

He should stay retired, the last I saw of him he was shot and he's just gotten older since then. He's been brutally KOed too many times. Poor old man must need money. :sad:

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