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Photos: Fres Oquendo, Ruslan Chagaev Ready For Battle

Both heavyweights have no weighed in for battle for their championship fight at the Ahmat Arena in Grozny, Russia. Fres Oquendo (37-7, 24KOs) will challenge former two-time champion Ruslan Chagaev (32-2-1, 20KOs) on July 6th for the vacant World Boxing Association 'regular' heavyweight crown. Oquendo came in at 222-pounds and Chagavez was 244-pounds. The title became vacant after Wladimir Klitschko, the WBA's super champion, defeated 'regular' champion Alexander Povetkin last year when they met in a sanctioning body unification.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tobi.G on 07-06-2014

[QUOTE=Toe Injury;14728848]Fres couldn't get into the country because of visa issues but they sorted them out. Thank god because he was gonna fight Briggs instead.[/QUOTE] I hoped he would have fought Briggs, that would have been much more interesting and…

Comment by LouIE G on 07-05-2014

I must say,Iam surprised there are people posting on this thread!!

Comment by Arthur Dayne on 07-05-2014

[QUOTE=LarryXXX;14728823]So what was Tunney talking about yesterday?? he said Fres had pulled out[/QUOTE][url]http://www.boxingscene.com/forums/showthread.php?t=645590&highlight=oquendo[/url]

Comment by Toe Injury on 07-05-2014

It's on BS too: [url]http://www.boxingscene.com/photo-oquendo-on-plane-back-with-chagaev--79558[/url] That one lists three different reasons (passport, promoter dispute, family issues). I think in summary Oquendo just left a lot of crap until the last minute that should have been done weeks prior, but it's…

Comment by SUBZER0ED on 07-05-2014

[QUOTE=LarryXXX;14728823]So what was Tunney talking about yesterday?? he said Fres had pulled out[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=Toe Injury;14728848]Fres couldn't get into the country because of visa issues but they sorted them out. Thank god because he was gonna fight Briggs instead.[/QUOTE] Not sure…

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