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Denis Lebedev-Victor Ramirez Unification, April 30 in Moscow

World of Boxing, which is run by promoter Andrei Ryabinski, has revealed that WBA cruiserweight world champion Denis Lebedev (28-2, 21 KOs) will indeed proceed with his unification bout against IBF ch...Read More

Afolabi Crushes Chakhkiev; Durodola Stops Kudryashov

KAZAN--Chechen welterweight Viskhan Murzabekov (12-0, 6 KOs) has kicked off the televised part of a huge night of boxing in Kazan, Russia, with a bang. Murzabekov, 25 and nicknamed "Little Tyson", cru...Read More

Alexander Povetkin, Mariusz Wach, Lebedev - Quotes

A year ago, Russian prizefighting celebrated the 25th anniversary of its second birth. It was a formal date rather than a single memorable event. However, ever since his grand arrival onto the Russian...Read More

Chakhkiev Not Shaken, Looks Forward To Afolabi

Last Thursday IBO cruiserweight champion and TBRB #5 200lber Rakhim “The Machine” Chakhkiev (24-1, 18 KOs) went through hell and back in his assumed tune-up fight versus unheralded Brazilian Hamilton ...Read More

Chakhkiev's Cut Won’t Heal Any Time Soon, Says Kalinkin

Alexander Kalinkin is undeniably the face refereeing in Russian prizefighting. Having handled and also judged hundreds of fights across Eastern Europe, the former four-time USSR junior and youth natio...Read More

Rakhim Chakhkiev vs. Hamilton Ventura Full Review

Walking the knife’s edge isn’t the best way to get yourself ready for a major fight but it has never stopped reigning IBO cruiserweight champion Rakhim Chakhkiev to toy with a possible defeat in a pre...Read More

Chakhkiev Gets Off The Floor To Edge Ventura

In what was supposed to be a tuneup for his fall return, Olympic gold medal winner Rakhim Chakhkiev (24-1, 18KOs) had all he could handle in winning an eight round unanimous decision over Hamilton Ven...Read More

Chakhkiev vs. Gassiev Final IBF Eliminator Builds Steam

Russian promoter Andrei Ryabinsky said he will indeed take part in the ordered negotiations from the IBF, who ordered his fighter Rakhim Chakhkiev (23-1, 18KOs) to face Murat Gassiev (22-0, 16KOs) in ...Read More

Ryabinsky On Russian Crisis, Boxing Biz, Cruiserweights

The stagnation of the global economy continues to be felt in all business aspects. The crisis in Russia is present, but it manifests itself in its own—almost invisible—world. Moscow is still Mosco...Read More

Povetkin vs. Wach Tops Loaded 11/4 Bill In Kazan

Opponents were announced for the stellar ledger of the World of Boxing fight card on November 4 in Kazan, Russia. WBC/TBRB #1 rated heavyweight Alexander Povetkin (29-1, 21 KOs), a mandatory challe...Read More

Povetkin, Lebedev Doubleheader, 11/4 in Kazan, Russia

Further realizing their plan to bring boxing into different parts of Russia and to widen their area of presence, “World of Boxing” will enter the city of Kazan, a capital of the Tatar Republic, locate...Read More

Junior Wright Ready To 'Rakh' Chakhkiev's World

To believe that Junior Wright is traveling abroad just to collect a paycheck would be to ignore the steps that led to his accepting a last-minute showdown with Rakhim Chakhkiev. The two are set to squ...Read More

Drozd Stops Janik In Nine; Chakhkiev Knocks Out Wright

Light heavyweight prospect Dmitry Bivol (now 3-0, 3 KOs) continued to impress with the 4th round stoppage of well-traveled journeyman Joey Vegas (17-11-2, 10 KOs). Vegas, imitating Floyd Mayweathe...Read More

Weights From Moscow: Povetkin 232.4, Perez 240.5

All fighters are weighed in and set for the loaded fight card Friday evening in Moscow, Russia. Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez meet in a bout to determine the next mandatory challenger for WBC h...Read More

ESPN3 To Air Povetkin vs. Perez Plus Undercard

Stateside fight fans won’t have to stress over finding grainy (and illegal) streams to catch the loaded fight card in Moscow. ESPN plans to air the card—topped by Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez in ...Read More

Photos: Povetkin, Perez Go Face To Face in Moscow

All fighters are weighed in and set for the loaded fight card Friday evening in Moscow, Russia. Alexander Povetkin and Mike Perez meet in a bout to determine the next mandatory challenger for WBC ...Read More

Rakhim Chakhkiev-Junior Wright Clash For IBO Belt

According to “World of Boxing”, TBRB #8 ranked cruiserweight Rakhim Chakhkiev (22-1, 17 KOs) will now face American Junior Anthony Wright (13-0-1, 11 KOs) for the vacant IBO 200lb title on May 22 as a...Read More

Povetkin-Perez: Solid Undercard Announced For 5/22

Following a previously announced doubleheader, the full card being presented by “World of Boxing” on May 22 in Moscow, Russia, has been announced in a series of statements and articles; both sent over...Read More

Chakhkiev Vacates EBU, Fights on May 22 in Moscow

What was expected to be a multi-fight pay-per-view on May 30 in London, England, suffers its second consecutive blow. After European featherweight champion Josh Warrington was forced to withdraw from ...Read More

Lebedev Edges Kalenga Over 12, Both Fighters Dropped

Johan Duhaupas heads back to France with the biggest win of his career, pulling off a considerable upset in scoring a 10-round decision over Manuel Charr. Scores were 95-95 even and matching scores of...Read More