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.