Photo: Ruslan Provodnikov Working With Freddie Roach

Junior welterweight contender Ruslan Provodnikov (24-1, 13KOs) is now working with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, California. Provodnikov is training for his ESPN televised fight against David Torres (21-2-2, 13KOs), which takes place on January 27th at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by any craic lad? on 01-19-2012

[QUOTE=UglyPug;11681071]he;s tough like margarito. . not quite as tough, but who is? but he's A LOT more technically refined. . he's your prototypical boxer-puncher. . . very good basics, good jab, good 1-2. . nice, straight, accurate punches. . good…

Comment by Power VCT on 01-18-2012

Do what? He's the truth!

Comment by New England on 01-18-2012

man, provodnikov comes out of sparring sessions looking beat up hopefully they can work on his defense, or he's going to have a rough time climbing the ladder he is a very entertaining fighter, though with a good chin and…

Comment by onechance87 on 01-18-2012

Would love to see him fight rios.

Comment by UglyPug on 01-18-2012

[QUOTE=any craic lad?;11680941]This guy is like a russian Margarito.The Corley has taken a bit off an edge off him hopefully he can recapture it[/QUOTE] he;s tough like margarito. . not quite as tough, but who is? but he's A LOT…

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