By Alexey Uralets, Allboxing.ru
Junior welterweight puncher Ruslan Provodnikov (21-1, 14KOs), and lightweight Rustam Nugaev (22-6-1, 12KOs), leave Russia to join pound-for-pound boxer Manny Pacquiao at his training camp in Baguio City, Philippines. Provodnikov will spar with Pacquiao and help the Filipino superstar prepare for a June 9th defense of the WBO welterweight crown, against undefeated Timothy Bradley.
Provodnikov will head with Pacquiao, and their mutual trainer Freddie Roach, to Los Angeles on May 5th. Their camp will continue at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood. Provodnikov faces Nick Casal on June 29th in New York.