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 Last update:  6/1/2014       Read more by Alexey Sukachev         
   
Tszyu Does Not Expect a Pacquiao-Provodnikov Clash
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By Alexey Sukachev

Former undisputed (WBA/WBC/IBF) light welterweight king and IBHOF entrée Kostya Tszyu commented on possibility of a proposed clash between WBO light welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov (23-2, 16 KOs) and Filipino icon and WBO welterweight king Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs) to the ITAR-TASS media agency.

“To be honest with you, I can’t see this clash happening”, said Tszyu. “Manny employed Ruslan as his sparring partner. Provodnikov is a great boxer with great skills, and he is a champion, but he hasn’t been fighting on that level for that long. It’s too early to comment though. Pacquiao is a legend, and surely he is not afraid of Ruslan."

Top Rank, who promote Pacquiao, have named Provodnikov as a backup option if Juan Manuel Marquez rejects a fifth fight with the Filipino champion.   

Tags: Manny Pacquiao , Ruslan Provodnikov



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comment by v.cassiusali@ya, on 06-02-2014
marquez should fight bradley or provo or maidana next or retire...he should stop entertaining thoughts of fighting pacman again...he should remember that in the closing seconds of round six, his face was a total wreck...if not for that lucky punch, he must be whining again as usual...

comment by Jayallday9, on 06-01-2014
[QUOTE=jas]Agreed. Top rank are using Ruslans, Canelos , Mayweather's. , Sergio's and cotto's nAmes as a negotiating tool for Marquez to show they have other options when in reality, they don't and Marquez deserves his due pay .[/QUOTE] 100%:boxing: [QUOTE=Cinci Champ]hes been doing it for...

comment by Weebler I, on 06-01-2014
Marquez should fight Provodnikov, very unfair on Ruslan who has earned his shot.

comment by ThePrince, on 06-01-2014
[QUOTE=Cinci Champ]hes been doing it for years. Arum for sure is the worst when it comes to piggy backing other boxers names to make his own fighter a bigger star. Whether you like manny or not I would hope people understand that besides maybe a 6 month period where arum would of made the fight t...

comment by Wyvceo, on 06-01-2014
[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP]Former undisputed (WBA/WBC/IBF) light welterweight king and IBHOF entrée Kostya Tszyu commented on possibility of a proposed clash between WBO light welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov (23-2, 16 KOs) and Filipino icon and WBO welterweight king Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 K...

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