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Grigory Drozd Retires From Boxing, Rules Out Ever Returning

Former World Boxing Council (WBC) cruiserweight world champion Grigory Drozd of Russia had decided to complete his professional boxing career. Drozd had his last fight in May 2015, after which, due to...Read More

Drozd Scratches Head at Tony Bellew Getting Special WBC Status

Russian cruiserweight Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28 KOs) is stunned by the WBC's decision to make Tony Bellew the "emeritus champion." Drozd is the WBC's "champion in recess." He received that status after ...Read More

Grigory Drozd Unable To Return, His Shoulder Pain Continues

The World Boxing Council [WBC] cruiserweight 'champion in recess' - Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28KOs) of Russia - is unable to fight after admitting that his shoulder is giving him constant pain when he tra...Read More

Grigory Drozd Now in Full Training, Eyes Bellew-Flores Winner

WBC cruiserweight 'champion in recess,' Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28KOs) is now in full training for his ring return. Drozd never lost the belt in the ring. The belt became vacant when he suffered multiple...Read More

Drozd: Brook Has No Shot To Beat Golovkin, But Canelo Does!

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook (36-0, 25KOs) could be in a lot of trouble when he steps in the ring with WBC/IBO/IBF/WBA middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (35-0, 32KOs), according to ...Read More

Drozd: Tony Bellew Has Little Chance To Beat David Haye

"Belew - tall, slightly open but has a hard and rather biting, there are things that are worth paying attention With biting attacks need to be careful, but something superfenomenalnogo note I can not ...Read More

Drozd Still on Course To Exercise His WBC Shot at Tony Bellew

Everything is still on course for WBC cruiserweight 'champion in recess,' Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28KOs), who plans to exercise a clause which gives him an immediate world title shot....Read More

Drozd To Exercise WBC Title Shot, Starts Camp For Tony Bellew

The WBC cruiserweight 'champion in recess,' Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28KOs), has already started training and plans to exercise a clause which gives him an immediate world title shot. ...Read More

Drozd Tabs Povektin: Deontay Wilder is Tailor-Made For Him

On May 21, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (36-0, 35 KOs) will test the deepest waters of his ten-year boxing career when he risks his title against powerful #1 contender Alexander Povetkin (3...Read More

Grigory Drozd Agrees With WBC's Decision To Take Title

On April 8th World Boxing Council cruiserweight champion, Russian Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28KO), was due to defend against mandatory challenger, Ilunga Makabu (19-1, 18KO), from Congo....Read More

Makabu, Bellew To Collide For Vacant WBC Cruiserweight Title

Tony Bellew (26-2-1, 16 KOs) will fight for a world title in early summer. The Liverpool cruiserweight, who is an avid Evertonian, will get a shot at the WBC title. Bellew, 33, has been handed h...Read More

Grigory Drozd Avoids Surgery, Will Rehab For Month and a Half

As reported last week, WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd of Russia is seriously injured and unable to make a mandatory defense of his title against Ilunga Makabu. The fight was scheduled for Ap...Read More

Grigory Drozd Injured, Makabu Defense on 4/8 Card Canceled

WBC cruiseweight champion, 36-year-old Russian Grigory Drozd, is seriously injured and unable to make a mandatory defense of his title against Ilunga Makabu. The fight was scheduled for April 8. ...Read More

Drozd-Makabu, Troyanovsky-Cuenca II on BoxNation, April 8

BoxNation will show Grigory Drozd and Illunga Makabu’s eagerly anticipated WBC World Cruiserweight Title showdown from Moscow on April 8. On the same bill, 48-1 star Cesar Rene Cuenca is out to avenge...Read More

Drozd: Sturm-Chudinov II Decision is a Disgrace To Boxing

Yesterday before a packed crowd in Oberhausen, Germany - 37-year-old German Felix Sturm captured the WBA super middleweight championship by winning a twelve round majority decision over previously unb...Read More

Drozd Admits He Was Stunned When Fury Unseated Klitschko

WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd was stunned when Tyson Fury unseated Wladimir Klitschko on November 28th in Dusseldorf, Germany to capture the WBA/IBO/IBF/WBO world titles. ...Read More

Drozd Warns Kovalev, Stevenson About Threat of Barrera

33-year-old unbeaten light heavyweight contender Sullivan Barrera (17-0, 12KOs) of Cuba recently scored a fifth-round knockout victory of 32-year-old Karo Murat of Germany in an IBF final eliminator. ...Read More

Drozd vs. Makuba Targeted for April 8th in Moscow

WBC cruiserweight champion Grigory Drozd (40-1, 28KO) will make the second defense of his world title on April 8 in Moscow (Russia), according to his promoter Andrei Ryabinsky of World of Boxing. ...Read More

WBC: Wilder's Voluntary Defense Approved For 1/16

For WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder - the No. 1 ranked mandatory challenger is Alexander Povetkin of Russia, who also holds the WBC Silver title, and is scheduled to fight Mariusz Wach t...Read More

Ryabinsky On Russian Crisis, Boxing Biz, Cruiserweights

The stagnation of the global economy continues to be felt in all business aspects. The crisis in Russia is present, but it manifests itself in its own—almost invisible—world. Moscow is still Mosco...Read More