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Provodnikov wants to wage war with Marquez after Algieri

By Mike Coppinger

A fight between Ruslan Provodnikov and Juan Manuel Marquez almost came to fruition earlier this year before falling apart at the negotiating table.

However, that doesn't mean the fight is dead in the water.

Marquez already took care of his end, defeating Mike Alvarado in May. Now, Provodnikov has to get past Chris Algieri on Saturday in the main event of "HBO's Boxing After Dark."

If all goes well as expected, the Siberian Rocky and the future Hall of Famer could be in each other's futures.

"Yes, to be honest with you, that was one of the fights that I really wanted, I thought it would be a great fight if I was in the ring together with Juan Manuel Marquez, but the fight didn't happen," Provodnikov told reports through his manager Vadim Kornilov last Saturday. "It's actually one of the reasons why I had a long break in between the fights is I was waiting for a bigger fight. I wanted to get some things done and get a little and then get a big fight, but it didn't happen for certain reasons."

"You know, (Algieri) is a big fight for me, and I need to get through that, and then I think anything can happen. In the future, we'll see how it plays out."

If fight fans are lucky, we'll get Marquez-Provodnikov before the Mexican legend hangs 'em up for good.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Nomadic on 06-15-2014

Russian Rocky just met Lang.

Comment by El Malo. on 06-15-2014

[QUOTE=Badzi87;14661938]Even a steroid induced version of JMM doesn't school Provo, The thing is Ruslan is like a slightly more technical version of Rios, and JMM is only looking great against the likes of Pac and Alvarado, we all saw what…

Comment by Senor_frogs on 06-14-2014

[QUOTE=Badzi87;14661938]Even a steroid induced version of JMM doesn't school Provo, The thing is Ruslan is like a slightly more technical version of Rios, and JMM is only looking great against the likes of Pac and Alvarado, we all saw what…

Comment by Senor_frogs on 06-14-2014

[QUOTE=BS_Blogger;14661428]Watch, Marquez will ask for $20M. But Rusllan already slaughtered the Alvarado guy that Marquez last beat, so for Marquez to prove that he is beyond Pacquiao, he should give Ruslan a chance. He cannot look for another Casamayor, Diaz,…

Comment by Bushidō on 06-14-2014

[QUOTE=House of Stone;14661408]I'd love to see this fight. Marquez don't want it though. Already ducked provo once. Will probably duck again.[/QUOTE] I think Marquez could beat Prov. Would be a great fight

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