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Pulev Continues To Wait as Dimitrenko Walks Away

By Per Ake Persson
 
German heavyweight Aleksander Dimitrenko has today relinquished the position as mandatory challenger for EBU champ Kubrat Pulev and thus there were no purse bids today at noon in Rome.
 
Pulev will now fight the highest available contender. "The Cobra" previously knocked out Dimitrenko and then in September of last year did the same to Alexander Ustinov and things looked up and away. A final IBF eliminator was ahead but things dragged out and when Pulev finally had a co-challenger in Tyson Fury he withdrew. The fight against Fury was also a mandatory defence of the EBU title and this is where Dimitrenko entered the picture - and is now out of it.

Note: Dimitrenko has been a German citizen since many years now

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jack Napier on 07-18-2013

Wlad should give Pulev the next shot after he beats Povetkin Pulev should just beat somebody soft to stay busy in the interim nobody seems to want it with Pulev, dude can't get a break wouldn't mind seeing Pulev-Thompson, that…

Comment by yoz on 07-18-2013

[QUOTE=Freedom2013;13567846]Boytsov was always willing to fight anybody, it was his promoter Universum that turned down fights. But there's a rumor Boytsov may be signing with Sauerland, he's been seen the past few weeks working out at the Sauerland facility with…

Comment by The Hammer on 07-18-2013

[QUOTE=yoz;13567808]No way its Boytsov. He's ducking EVERYONE.[/QUOTE]Boytsov was always willing to fight anybody, it was his promoter Universum that turned down fights. But there's a rumor Boytsov may be signing with Sauerland, he's been seen the past few weeks working…

Comment by yoz on 07-18-2013

No way its Boytsov. He's ducking EVERYONE.

Comment by GG.Boxer on 07-18-2013

Does he have a good amateur background?

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