Articles by author: Igor Lazorin(165 results)

Trainer: Bivol Did Not Show Anything New, Did Not Take Risks

Dmitry Bivol retained his light heavyweight belt Saturday night with a unanimous decision victory over former WBC/IBO champion Jean Pascal. The unbeaten Russian boxer won by scores of 119-109 on two c...Read More

Lennox Lewis Believes Alexander Povetkin Should Retire

In the opinion of former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis, 39-year-old Alexander Povetkin should call it a day and retire from boxing. Last week, Povetkin was knocked out in seven rounds b...Read More

Povetkin Credits Joshua For Big Win, Has No Excuses Over Loss

Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin admitted that IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua was the stronger fighter in their showdown on Saturday night at Wembley in London. Before a crowd ...Read More

Usyk's Promoter: Bellew Fight on Track For November 10

According to promoter Alexander Krasyuk of K2 Promotions, everything is still on track for IBF, WBA, WBC, WBO cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk to defend his titles against Liverpool star Tony Bel...Read More

Murat Gassiev Dealing With Shoulder Injury, May Have Surgery

Former world cruiserweight champion Murat Gassiev (26-1, 19 KOs) of Russia is dealing with a left shoulder injury, according to the boxer's co-promoter, Leon Margules. The injury may require the neces...Read More

Lebedev vs. Altunkaya on Sept. 7, Mikhalkin vs. Siaca on Sept. 15

It appears that former WBA, IBF cruiserweight world champion Denis Lebedev will hold his next fight against Turkish boxer Hizni Altunkaya, according to a report by Ring Polska . previo...Read More

Zolani Tete vs. Mikhail Aloyan Set For October 13, Yekaterinburg

The quarterfinal match of the second season of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS), at the bantamweight limit, will see WBO world champion Zolani Tete go up against Olympian Mikhail "Misha"Aloyan in ...Read More

Adrien Broner vs. Sergey Lipinets Possible For The Fall?

This past Saturday night in Uniondale, former International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior welterweight champion Sergey Lipinets made his welterweight debut and won a ten round decision over Erik Bone...Read More

Murat Gassiev Arrives Back Home To a Hero's Welcome

On Monday, Russian cruiserweight Murat Gassiev arrived back to his homeland in North Ossetia, and at the Vladikavkaz airport he was met by more than 2 thousand residents of the republic, as well as a ...Read More

Gassiev Does Not Rule Out Scenario of Decision Win Over Usyk

Russian slugger Murat Gassiev is gearing up for the highly anticipated showdown with Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine. Gassiev vs. Usyk will crown the first four belt world champion at cruiserweight - with t...Read More

Usyk vs. Gassiev To Land in Moscow on July 21, Says RBF Exec

The General Secretary of Russian Boxing Federation, Umar Kremlev, announced at a press conference that the highly anticipated fight between Russia's Murat Gassiev and Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk will tak...Read More

Alexander Povetkin Expects To Fight Anthony Joshua in The Fall

Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin of Russia is expecting to fight WBA, IBO, WBO, IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua for the world titles in the fall. Povetkin is the mandatory challeng...Read More

Gassiev vs. Usyk - Venue Decision is Coming Soon

The venue for the final fight of the World Super Series of Boxing (WBSS), in the cruiserweight division, will be determined by the date of May 20th. The Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federat...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter Feels They Have Good Shot To Shock Joshua

Russian heavyweight contender Alexander Povetkin is pushing hard to secure his mandatory shot at IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO world champion Anthony Joshua. The World Boxing Association recently ordered Joshua ...Read More

Ruslan Provodnikov Still Getting Plenty of Offers To Return

The former junior welterweight world champion under the World Boxing Organization (WBO), Ruslan Provodnikov of Siberia, is still receiving plenty of offers to stage a ring return, according to his man...Read More

Denis Lebedev Plans Interim-Fight, Then Wants Winner of WBSS

Russian cruiserweight contender Denis Lebedev will make a request to the leadership of the World Boxing Association (WBA) to hold an interim fight before making a showdown with the winner of the World...Read More

Povetkin: Anthony Joshua is a Strong Fighter, But Has Flaws

Russian veteran Alexander Povetkin views IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua as a dangerous opponent with a good punch - but says the British superstar also has his flaws. Recently,...Read More

Povetkin's Coach: No Point in Fighting Whyte, We Want Joshua!

Ivan Kirpa, the trainer of Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin, sees no point in taking part in a fight with British contender Dillian Whyte. On Saturday, Povetkin knocked out David Price in brutal...Read More

Povetkin's Promoter: I've Spoke To Hearn About Joshua Fight

Andrei Ryabinsky, promoter for Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin of Russia, says he's been in talks with Eddie Hearn, who promotes IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (21...Read More

Povetkin's Manager: Drug Tests in Order, No Worries For Price

Dmitry Ivanov, manager of Olympic gold medal winner Alexander Povetkin of Russia, says his boxer has tested negative in all of the pre-fight drug tests for the upcoming showdown with David Price....Read More