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Hryunov: I Was Attacked By Four Men, Hit With Metal Object

As reported yesterday, well known international promoter Vladimir Hryunov was hospitalized after he was attacked by unknown individuals late night Thursday/early Friday morning. ...Read More

Vladimir Hryunov Hospitalized, Battered in Late Night Attack

Numerous Russian outlets are reported that well known international promoter Vladimir Hryunov was hospitalized after he was attacked by unknown individuals late night Thursday/early Friday morning. It...Read More

Roy Jones Jr. Continues To Be an Enemy of Ukraine

Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr. continues to be a enemy of Ukraine. A few months ago, BoxingScene.com reported that Jones was being added to a list of individuals who "threaten t...Read More

Sarukhanyan and Sargsyan Are Victorious in Moscow

On the same day Roy Jones Jr. was knocked out cold on the outskirts of the Third Ring Road, another, much smaller but no less interesting (for a hardcore junkie) event took place at the Artist nightcl...Read More

Ryabinskiy Angry at Hryunov For Roy Jones' Brutal KO

Andrey Ryabinskiy, the head of Russia’s top boxing promotional company “World of Boxing” had a lot to say regarding the recent crushing defeat, suffered by American icon Roy Jones Jr. (62-9, 45 KOs), ...Read More

Alexander Kubich Blasts Out Joey Vegas in Three

Kirill Pchelnikov's Pushka Promotions (in association with the Ultimatum Promotions) continued their recent activities with the second installment in less than a week by staging a nice-packed little c...Read More

Photos: Mayweather, Provodnikov, Lebedev BIG Gallery!

Russia - Former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. was greeting by some seasoned observers during his time in Moscow, WBA cruiserweight champon Denis Lebedev and former WBO 140-pound ch...Read More

Vyacheslav Mirzaev Decisions Issa Nampepeche To Win

Local lightweight favorite Marina Popova, born in Yerevan, Armenia, had a bit far more than she could chew in hard-nosed, grizzled Kenyan Sarah Achieng. Standing tall, fighting like an amateur rookie ...Read More

Oleg Yefimovich Digs Deep To Reclaim EBU Title

Former WBA featherweight title challenger Stas Merdov (35-8, 25 KOs) came back to the ring at the age of 39 and had to work very hard in order to outpoint hard-nosed Serbian import Dzemil Cosovic (3-7...Read More

Photos: Floyd Mayweather Making The Rounds in Moscow

Russia - Former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. spent some time at the Academy of Boxing in Moscow, where he was greeted by former world champion Roman Karmazin. Yesterday in Mosc...Read More

Russian Boxing November/December Review/Preview

While Kazan welcomed Russia’s biggest boxing event in recent memory (if not ever) on November 4 (with two major title fights, Alexander Povetkin as its headliner, and a number of other competitive cla...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

Troyanovksy Stops Cuenca In Six To Win IBF Crown

KAZAN--Eduard Troyanovksy won his first world title, though coming in bizarre fashion. The unbeaten brusier from Russia stopped Cesar Cuenca in the 6th round of an awkward fight that featured a strang...Read More

Big Hits: Russia Braces For Biggest Boxing Event Ever

By Alexey Sukachev - Business tycoon Andrey Ryabinskiy and his World of Boxing promotional outfit will make it to the books by arranging the best fight card in Russian fistic history. A stacked event ...Read More

Hryunov Hopes to Reclaim His License Soon

In the recent news, flamboyant Russian promoter Vladimir Hryunov saw his promotional license revoked by the sanctioning body which issued it – the Professional Boxing Federation of Russia. There was n...Read More

Hryunov Banned by PBFR, a Mess With Twists and Turns

On the eve of Khabib Allakhverdiev’s fight of a lifetime against Adrien Broner, the fighter's flamboyant promoter, Vladimir Hryunov, received some bad news coming in from Russia. It has been report...Read More

Victor Plotnikov, Prospects Win in Lviv, Ukraine

Yesterday former WBA super lightweight champion Andrey Kotelnik joined his efforts with local promoter Sergey Yanchishin and American company Fight Promotions Inc. (Alex Khanas) to stage a tiny event ...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

Knyazev Outpoints Rolgeyzer In Voronezh Homecoming

Russian cruiserweight champion Andrey Knyazev (12-2, 6 KOs) fought in his hometown of Voronezh for the first time in his professional career, and his homecoming, supported by local fans at Yubileyniy ...Read More

Eduard Troyanovskiy Crushes Pontillas in Three Rounds

Kazakhstan native Vladimir Kelesh (2-0, 2 KOs) moved further with his career, stopping experienced Ukrainian Igor Pilipenko (4-22-2, 1 KO) in four rounds. Pilipenko was decked with a big left hand ear...Read More