Advertisement
Advertisement

Team Pirog: Focused on May Bout, Then Geale on HBO

By Ruslan Chikov

Kyril Pchelnikov, co-promoter for WBO middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog (19-0, 15KOs), says the boxer is fully focused on a May 1st defense in Russia. The opponent has not been secured, but Pchelnikov is looking for someone in the WBO's top ten. If everything goes as planned, then the focus will shift to finalize a deal for an August unification clash with IBF champion Daniel Geale (27-1, 15KOs) of Australia, which may be televised by American cable network HBO.

"Our main task right now - is [for Pirog] to defend his title in May against a fighter in the WBO's top ten, whose name we will issue at a later date," said Pchelnikov." Next, we plan to stage a unification bout with the IBF world champion Daniel Geale on HBO. Negotiations [for a fight with Geale] have been taking place for some time."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ray-boom on 03-28-2012

[QUOTE=davros2010;11943117]I really like Priog's style, I wish more of the eastern euro fighters fought like him. I would like to see Pirog vs Geale.[/QUOTE] I think former communist country current pros good. Such as Roman Karamzin over the hill now…

Comment by 4Corners on 03-28-2012

[QUOTE=KTFO;11941561]Proksa, N'Jikam, and Andy Lee would be good bouts and set up nicely for Geale.[/QUOTE] He already pulled out of N'Jikam fight and N'Jikam is fighting Bursak already, Proksa is setting up a rematch with Hope who he lost to,…

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 03-28-2012

HBO should of done this last year with Sergio as the top MW there should of been an elimanator of sorts between 2 of the upper class MW to be viewed as a possible opponent instead of him having to…

Comment by The Smash on 03-28-2012

[QUOTE=mathed;11941953]Martinez will end the punk's career if they fight in September so it won't be an issue. :boxing:[/QUOTE] Your stupidity reminds me, does anybody know how Rubio is doing? Is he out of hospital yet?

Comment by LeG00N on 03-28-2012

[QUOTE=-TITAN-;11941966]hell yeah chavez jr is a chump biggest chump in boxing[/QUOTE] Cotto would beat Chavez jr.... no doubt

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (24)
Top Headlines Cortez Feels Canelo-Golovkin is More Likely For 2017 Showtime Championship Boxing 30: Hopes for the Year Ahead Tyson Fury Hopes To Head Up New Heavyweight Era Amir Khan Admits Canelo's Size Initially Concerned Him Daily Bread Mailbag: Kovalev, Golovkin, Canelo-Khan, More Frank Warren: Boxing Must Do More For Retired Fighters Johann Duhaupas Returns, Dominates Nascimento Over Ten Khan Says Shock Value Makes '50-50' Fight With Canelo Bigger Kovalev's Coach: If Ward Can't Hurt Sergey, He's in Trouble! Jamel Herring Looking To Step Things Up in 2016 Luis Ortiz Stays Patient, Waiting For Opponent To Get Finalized Sulaiman Warns Canelo That He Can't Make Mistakes With Khan Ocampo Blasts Out Navarro In Five; Cayetano Wins Alberto Machado, Abner Cotto KO Winners In Puerto Rico Kelly Pavlik Charged, Facing 180 Days in Air Rifle Shooting Photos: Deontay Wilder, Shaquille O'Neal Go Face To Face Jhonny Gonzalez Says Abner Mares Ran From Rematch Golovkin's Coach Doubts Canelo Fight Will Happen in 2016 Nonito Donaire To Hold Camp in Las Vegas For Bedak Clash Floyd Mayweather Jr. Wins 'Fighter of The Year' With BWAA Krzysztof Glowacki Feeling The Pressure of Usyk Mandatory Matthysse-Herrera in Talks For Canelo vs. Khan Undercard Mayweather: I'm No Longer Pound For Pound, But I am TBE Yuniesky Gonzalez Set To Begin Training With Pedro Diaz Promoter Talks of Dublin Shooting Chaos at Regency Hotel Roach Roach, Teddy Atlas Discuss The Proper Time To Stop a Fight Evander Holyfield Backs Tyson Fury: He Has Helped Boxing Frampton Acknowledges It's Been Worth The Wait For Quigg Julian Williams Talks IBF Eliminator, Charlo, Canelo-Khan Broner-Theophane Tops Season Two Premiere of PBC on Spike TV Frank Warren: Rigondeaux, Tete Bring Class To Liverpool Card David Haye Says He Is Not Encouraging Bruno To Make Return Derry Mathews Motivated To Blast Terry Flanagan Out Cold Mayweather Confident Theophane Will Beat Adrien Broner Roach: I Think Kovalev Will Be Too Big, Strong For Andre Ward Deontay Wilder: I Want Alexander Povetkin as Soon as Possible Juergen Braehmer-Eduard Gutknecht Rematch on March 12th Video: Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Retirement, Not Being Tempted Randy Caballero, Frankie Gomez, Mosley Jr. Get Wins in Indio WBC To Name New Mandatory For Danny Garcia, With Khan Out
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement