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Uzelkov: I am Outraged By Cleverly, He is Just Scared

The fight of Vyacheslav Uzelkov (27-2, 16 KOs) and WBO light heavyweight Nathan Cleverly (24-0, 11 KOs) has been scheduled for October 27, 2012. However, that battle never happened as it is became known that Cleverly planned encounter with Ryan Coyne (21-0, 9 KOs) at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on November 10th.

All this time Uzelkov was preparing for a fight in his native Vinnitsya, Ukraine. Cancellation of the fight was a complete surprise for Vyacheslav and his promoters. Team Uzelkov has not received any official information from Frank Warren Promotions, and learned it from the media.

"We learned from the media about the cancellation, we were not officially informed about it. But I'm sure that the main reason of cancellation is the concern about the result of the battle. Slava began training in early September. Last week one of his sparing partners Britain's Danny McIntosh left the training camp. For Uzelkov it would be the last chance to prove his worth in the ring and I'm sure he would have used it for 100%, "- commented K2 Promotions CEO Alexander Krassyuk.

"I am outraged by the whole situation with this fight against Cleverly. I do not blame him personally, but his promoters behaved extremely unprofessional. I thoroughly prepared for a fight, have been training for several weeks already. I am in a very good shape. We have studied videos of Cleverly fights, and I was fully confident of my victory! The only explanation for this situation is that Cleverly team just scared that I would knock him out!" - Vyacheslav Uzelkov said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr Ehrmantraut on 10-17-2012

[QUOTE=D-MiZe;12612494]I can't wait till Cleverly is on his back in that ring. Shame Warren has neglected Johnson, he could've been taking that belt off Cleverly in the next few months.[/QUOTE] Johnson who?.

Comment by D-MiZe on 10-17-2012

I can't wait till Cleverly is on his back in that ring. Shame Warren has neglected Johnson, he could've been taking that belt off Cleverly in the next few months.

Comment by Sage84 on 10-17-2012

[QUOTE=Earl Hickey;12612465]You must be trolling mate because his quality of opposition is ****ing pathetic, i'd expect a prospect to take on better fighters, and not only that he's clearly struggling to look good against basic journeymen. I used to be…

Comment by Mr Ehrmantraut on 10-17-2012

Cleverly should be embarrassed to call himself a World champion.

Comment by Earl-Hickey on 10-17-2012

[QUOTE=Thickear;12612457]Cleverly may or may not go on to prove himself at the very top level but he is a warrior who isn't in fear of anybody.[/QUOTE] You must be trolling mate because his quality of opposition is ****ing pathetic, i'd…

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