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Ruslan Provodnikov Given Sparring Invite By Amir Khan

By Ruslan Chikov

Hard punching junior welterweight Ruslan Provodnikov (21-1, 14KOs) has been given an invite to assist former champion Amir Khan with his ongoing training camp. Provodnikov was the chief-sparring partner of Manny Pacquiao as the WBO welterweight champion prepared for Saturday's fight against Timothy Bradley. Khan is training for a clash on July 14th against undefeated WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia. Freddie Roach is the trainer of Pacquiao, Khan and Provodnikov.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by miniq on 06-07-2012

All they need is someone who is slow, throws wide hooks, hits decently hard and is tough...

Comment by southpaw_07 on 06-07-2012

first emulate Bradley and then Garcia? I think Ruslan is the wrong guy to spar. He's more like Lamont Peterson if anyone

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