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Roach: Provodnikov Could Face Rios vs. Alvarado Winner

By Ernest Gabion

Trainer Freddie Roach is very proud of his fighter, Ruslan Provodnikov (22-2, 15KOs), for his near upset victory over WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (30-0, 12KOs) on Saturday night at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. Provodnikov came close to stopping Bradley in a few rounds, and dropped the champion near the end of the twelfth.

When asked about Provodnikov's future, Roach said his boxer is potentially in the mix to face the winner of the Brandon Rios vs. Mike Alvarado rematch, which takes place on March 30th at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Roach said there are several other possibilities for Provodnikov, but one option he wasn't currently thinking about was a rematch with Bradley. Roach told BoxingScene.com that Provodnikov would remain at the welterweight limit of 147-pounds.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 04-18-2013

[QUOTE=NatiKid;13263417]rios is going to fight provodnikov i think for sure exp if pac fights alvarado. i think it will be one entertaining ass fight i cant wait. it may top rios alvarado one in terms of non stop action[/QUOTE] I…

Comment by Cinci Champ on 04-18-2013

rios is going to fight provodnikov i think for sure exp if pac fights alvarado. i think it will be one entertaining ass fight i cant wait. it may top rios alvarado one in terms of non stop action

Comment by controlmachete on 03-19-2013

[QUOTE=Check_hooks;13158621]I think once Prov gets more use to the weight, no one beats him except Pacquiao That includes JMM, Floyd, and Bradley rematch[/QUOTE] You mean manny "sleepy" pacquiao??? I doubt it... Dude stop leaving in the pre dec 8 2012…

Comment by Fighting_Pride on 03-19-2013

good fight, should be more exciting than the bradley fight

Comment by Alpha & Omega on 03-18-2013

Rios will beat Alvarado in the rematch and probably stop him sooner to be honest. As strong and tough as Ruslan is he got hit way too much and even busted up by Bradley who isn't a puncher really at…

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