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Tim Bradley is Hoping To Fight Three Times in 2013

By Ryan Burton

WBO welterweight champion Tim "Desert Storm" Bradley (29-0, 12KOs) is currently in the middle of his training camp for his HBO televised March 16th title defense against Ruslan Provodnikov (22-1, 15KOs) at the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles.

On yesterday's edition of The Boxing Lab, BoxingScene.com's official audio show, Bradley broke down the fight and explained the Siberian fighters strengths. 

"Provodnikov is a tough cookie. He's a good fighter. He likes to come forward and bang. He has a good right hand, a good right uppercut. He does a little bit of everything and he's coming to win. It should be a good fight," Bradley explained.

The Southern California native expects Provodnikov to press the action and expects a difficult fight. He thinks that some of the fans may be underestimating the challenge that he presents. 

"He's going to come in really good shape and I think it is going to be a really rough night. I think people are sleeping on him. He's going to make me fight," Bradley stated.

It's no secret that Bradley hoped to land a bigger fight after his controversial split decision victory over Manny Pacquiao this past June. The 29-year-old will have been out of the ring 9 months when he faces Provodnikov. He hopes to have a much busier 2013 which in turn should lead to bigger fights. 

"He's going to be a challenge. Is he my first choice? Probably not but I will fight anybody. I've been out of the ring for 8 months so its a good fight. After March 16th hopefully I can get a bigger fight. That's my main focus. Right now I want to get back to fighting 2 or 3 times a year, hopefully three times a year," Bradley told us on The Boxing Lab.

You can listen to the interview in its entirety by clicking here: http://tobtr.com/s/4267101

Send questions or comments to [email protected] Follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter and tune in to The Boxing Lab, BoxingScene's official audio on Tuesdays. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 02-16-2013

[QUOTE=IronDanHamza;13041884]I'd still route for him to beat Pacquaio (Legitimately) because I'm not a fan of Pacquaio but on the other hand I think Pacquaio deserves to get his W back and if they fight again there is no way the…

Comment by marvelousmatt on 02-16-2013

Bradley needs to fight 3-4 times more this year against world class fighters and WAR it out at least once. Tim is an undefeated champion in US with no/little following.He needs PACMAN II and a convincing win.But he keeps turning…

Comment by IronDanHamza on 02-16-2013

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;13041881]So you hope Bradley loses to PAC and Marquez, got you..[/QUOTE] I'd still route for him to beat Pacquaio (Legitimately) because I'm not a fan of Pacquaio but on the other hand I think Pacquaio deserves to get his W…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 02-16-2013

[QUOTE=IronDanHamza;13041866]Hopefully the Marquez or Pacquaio fights get made because he loses both of those fights. Rios is 50-50 IMO.[/QUOTE] So you hope Bradley loses to PAC and Marquez, got you..

Comment by IronDanHamza on 02-16-2013

Hopefully the Marquez or Pacquaio fights get made because he loses both of those fights. Rios is 50-50 IMO.

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