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Nikolai Valuev: Usyk vs. Gassiev Will Be The Fight of The Year

Nikolai Valuev, a State Duma deputy, has been here before and has done exactly that – which means being part of the hype and giving his take on high-profile fights. A former two-time WBA heavyweight c...Read More

Valuev: Povetkin Is Highly Unlikely to Fight for the Title in Russia

Former WBA heavyweight champion and now the State Duma member Nikolai Valuev spoke to R-Sport on the future of his fellow compatriot and formerly a champion himself, Alexander Povetkin....Read More

Nikolai Valuev - From Heavyweight Champ To Children's TV Host

He was known as the Beast of the East, a bruising giant of a man who retired from heavyweight boxing before taking a (specially enlarged) seat in the State Duma as a lawmaker for Vladimir Putin's ruli...Read More

Valuev Explains Why The Klitschko Fight Never Happened

Former two-time WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev explained why he rejected a potential fight with Vitali Klitschko back in 2010. The seven-foot 'Russian Giant' as he was called, last fought in ...Read More

Holyfield and Valuev to Meet Five Years After The Fight

Former heavyweight champions Evander Holyfield and Nikolai Valuev will meet today in Moscow. Five years have passed since their fight in 2008, when Valuev won by unanimous decision and defended his WB...Read More

Valuev, Bakhtin Discuss Klitschko vs. Povetkin Clash

“I’m not here to seek any excuses. I did everything I could”, said a fallen (now ex-) WBA heavyweight titlist Alexander Povetkin in a statement following his hard Saturday loss to Super WBA / IBF / WB...Read More

Photos: Denis Lebedev vs. Guillermo Jones Russia Presser

Promoters Vladimir Hryunov and Don King held a big press conference in Moscow to officially announce their May 17th event, which features a cruiserweight showdown between veteran Guillermo Jones and r...Read More

Valuev Says He Won't Return, Not Even For Klitschko

Former WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev (50-2, 34 KOs), 39-years-old, has once again stated that he doesn't have any plans to return to the ring. The "Beast from the East" gained worldwide atte...Read More

Valuev: Wladimir Could Dump WBA Belt in Povetkin Mess

Former heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev could see the possibility of unified champion Wladimir Klitschko dumping the WBA championship over the ongoing dispute with Alexander Povetkin and his promot...Read More

Valuev Advises Vitali To Reject David Haye Challenge

Russia's first world heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev, has advised the current WBC beltholder, Vitali Klitschko, to reject the challenge of British star David Haye. Three years ago Valuev lost a tw...Read More

Valuev Rips Atlas, Says He Dumped Povetkin For Money!

Former heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev is upset with trainer Teddy Atlas. He says the well-known trainer dumped WBA "regular" champion Alexander Povetkin in favor of making money through his telev...Read More

V. Klitschko Disappointed Valuev Fight Never Happened

Vitali Klitschko isn’t sure who he’ll fight if he defeats Dereck Chisora on Saturday and can’t convince David Haye to sign a contract. ...Read More

Nikolai Valuev Urges Povetkin To Knock Marco Huck Out

Former WBA world heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev has urged his promotional teammate, WBA "regular" Alexander Povetkin (23-1, 16KOs) to go for a knockout against WBO cruiserweight champion Marco Hu...Read More

Valuev Responds To Klitschko's Claims on Negotiations

Former WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev (50-2, 34 KOs), now a Russian parliament deputy, has responded to some of the recent comments which given by Vitali Klitschko, the current WBC champion. ...Read More

Nikolai Valuev Will Not Fight in 2012, Retirement Likely

Former WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev has revealed that he doesn't plan on fighting at any point in 2012. Like WBC champion Vitali Klitschko, Valuev became involved in the world of politics a...Read More

V. Klitschko Still Feels Valuev Fight Would Be Interesting

The fight never happened, despite detailed negotiations, and we may never see them fight. WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (43-2, 40KOs) and the seven-foot 'Russian Giant' Nikolai Valuev (50-...Read More

Valuev Has Yet To Receive Vitali Klitschko Fight Offer

In a recent interview with Ria Novasti, former WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev denied receiving any proposals for a 2012 clash with WBC champion Vitali Klitschko. The head of Klitschko’s promo...Read More

Klitschko vs Valuev Discussions Taking Place For Kiev

Reports coming out of Ukraine reveal that there are ongoing negotiations to match WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (45-2, 40 KOs) against the 'Russian Giant' Nikolai Valuev (53-2, 34 KOs) at...Read More

Photos: Sauerland, Valuev, Helenius, Huck Celebrate

Sauerland Event held their Oktoberfest celebration in Munich, Germany. Numerous Sauerland stars were present to celebrate with their promoter Wilfried Sauerland, and his wife Jochi. Among those in att...Read More

Valuev Saw No Purpose in Klitschko vs Adamek Clash

Ex-world champion in the WBA Russian Nikolay Valuev spoke about the confrontation between the Ukrainian WBC champion Vitali Klitschko and Pole Tomasz Adamek. - Fight Klitschko - Adamek not watched ...Read More