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Ruslan Provodnikov vs. Mauricio Herrera II in The Works

By Steve Kim

Back in January of 2011, Mauricio Herrera (22-5, 7KOs) handed Ruslan Provodnikov (25-4, 18KOs) his first professional loss in what was a close and competitive affair in Las Vegas. Fast forward to the upcoming new year and we could be seeing this pairing again in the spring.

"We are in discussions with Golden Boy, I spoke with Eric Gomez (V.P. of GBP) about a fight with Herrera and we feel good about it,"said Artie Pelullo the head of Banner Promotions, which handles Provodnikov. Pelullo believes that HBO has interest in this rematch.

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"We think we're going to do it in April at either the StubHub Center or the Forum (in the Los Angeles area)," stated the veteran promoter.

Herrera last fought on July 11th at the L.A. Sports Arena where he defeated Hank Lundy in a five round technical decision. On November 7th Provodnikov stopped Jesus Rodriguez in four rounds in Monaco. Herrera-Provodnikov 2 would be a pivotal junior welterweight match-up.

"It's going to be another all-action fight,"promised Pelullo.

Steve Kim is the news editor for BoxingScene.com

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Lester Tutor on 12-22-2015

This would be in favor of HBO Latino Boxing or whatever you call it... but I would do Herrera vs Matthysse due to the Provo and Postol circumstances. I rather see Postol vs Provodnikov in 2016. Let's see if Ruslan…

Comment by robbyheartbaby on 12-22-2015

Go Ruslan! Love watching him fight I honestly only see him having another 4 or 5 fights, so this is a must win for him, Herrera could steal it. After this the winner can get a bigger fight and a…

Comment by Mr. Punch-Out!! on 12-22-2015

[QUOTE=Omowale Tribe;16342157]Winner should face winner of Garcia/Guerrero. So basically Garcia.[/QUOTE] I would have really liked to see a Provodnikov-Garcia matchup.

Comment by TLC8 on 12-22-2015

Would love to see Provo get the winner of Garcia-Guerrero; but anything Haymon is involved with, that's forever, then doesn't happen. He'd be quick to throw Guerrero to Provo, but he'll coddle and protect Garcia at all cost!

Comment by Teetotaler on 12-21-2015

This fight should tell us where they both are and how much they got left

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