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Provodnikov Eyes Rios-Chaves Winner, Bradley For Nov.

Philadelphia, PA-The "Siberian Rocky" Ruslan Provodnikov (23-3, 16 KO's) will be watching tonight's HBO's Boxing After Dark card from Las Vegas with a added interest as a potential fall opponent could emerge from the two fights that will be held at the Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino.

In the opening bout, WBA Super Lightweight champion Jesse Vargas (24-0, 9 KO's) will defend his title against Anton Novikov (29-0, 10 KO's) while in the main event Brandon Rios (31-2-1, 23 KO's) Squares off with Diego Chaves (23-1, 19 KO's) in a Welterweight bout.

"I look forward to this Saturday's fight card on HBO. I know that there is a possibility that I will be back in the ring in November and the opponents being considered are the winner of Rios vs. Chaves, the winner of Vargas vs. Novikov, as well as a rematch with Timothy Bradley. All these are great options for me and I'm curious to see who the winners are this weekend. ", said Provodnikov

The HBO card will begin at 9:45 ET / PT and will also feature a WBO Light Heavyweight title bout between Sergey Kovalev and Blake Caparello from Atlantic City that will complete the split side tripleheader.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Foreign Soil on 08-02-2014

[QUOTE=Mr. Punch-Out!!;14819205]No, Chaves can hit. Thurman just has a good chin. Yet, nobody has ever knocked Thurman out and he always lands that uppercut (so much for it being "horrible", huh?). It's crazy to think Thurman is a "C level…

Comment by Mr. Punch-Out!! on 08-02-2014

[QUOTE=boxing maniac;14818821]Maybe Chavez don't hit as hard as his record indicates[/QUOTE] No, Chaves can hit. Thurman just has a good chin. [QUOTE=Foreign Soil;14819188]Thurman would get knocked out cold throwing that horrible uppercut of his with his chin straight up in…

Comment by Foreign Soil on 08-02-2014

[QUOTE=HEND;14818777]LOL, Provo and Rios are C level brawlers, Thurman has way better skills, handspeed, defense, movement, lateral movement, and punching power. He is unproven yet but he would murder Provo and Rios that's for sure. I can't say a single…

Comment by newcastleking on 08-02-2014

Rios vs Provodnikov, both guys would look like Sloth covered in blood in the end.

Comment by Gods We Faked on 08-02-2014

[QUOTE=VG_Addict;14818252]What do you think Matthysse would do to Rios?[/QUOTE] Have a 50/50 fight with him.

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