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RBF Exec: We Secured QF/SF Fights For The WBSS Season 2

Aside from landing one of the biggest boxing events in recent years, a mega-fight for unified cruiserweight honors between WBC/WBO champion Oleksandr Usyk and WBA/IBF champion Murat Gassiev, Moscow wi...Read More

Russian Fight Week Results: Andreev, Kashinskiy Win

World of Boxing promotional company got back to its regional business, staging a well-packed boxing show at the Romazan Ice Palace in Magnitogorsk, the home of one of the best and most well-known Russ...Read More

Ryabinsky To Step Back, Vadim Kornilov To Head 'World of Boxing'

Andrei Ryabinsky, the head of the promotional company "World of Boxing," will continue to fund boxing, but his day to day functions will now be handled by manager Vadim Kornilov. Ryabinsky announced ...Read More

Photos: Floyd Mayweather Opens TMT Boxing Academy in Russia

Retired former five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., 40 years old, has officially opened up a boxing gym 'The TMT Boxing Academy' in Zhukovka, Russia....Read More

Tamrazyan Dethrones Baranov, Wins WBC CISBB at Welterweight

The first defense of his newly acquired WBC CISBB (Commonwealth of Independent States and Slovenian Boxing Bureau) welterweight title proved to be the last one for all-action Ukrainian import Vladysla...Read More

Vlasov Back on March 10 as Russian Invasion Heats Up Spain

Not that Spain isn’t a boxing market or has little tradition in pugilism. The country has produced several world champions, some imported (like Cuban featherweight Jose Legra) but mostly local, with t...Read More

Russian Boxing Scene Update: Upcoming Events

After a winter pause, the Russian fight scene is awakening in an increased tempo, making up for the lazy schedule before with several events of different sizes and value in just a couple of weeks. The...Read More

Results from Lithuania: Iliev Wins, Conobeev is Upset

Lithuania can hardly be named a hotbed of pro boxing. There were just 63 boxing events of various (basically very low) magnitude that have been held in the country over the course of the last twenty-f...Read More

Olympian Aloyan Appeals Loss of Silver Medal Due To Drug Test

Russian boxer Misha Aloyan has appealed the decision of the CAS to take away the silver medal he won in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, according to his lawyer Artem Patsev. ...Read More

Mickey Rourke May Fight Again in February or March in Russia

Well known Hollywood star Mickey Rourke might again return to boxing in February or March of next year as he ponders the possibility of holding a fight in Russia’s Urals, his agent told TASS on Tuesda...Read More

Moscow Fight Scene: New Promoter Aza Savlaeva Debuts

The Moscow boxing scene is heavily dominated by the “World of Boxing” (led by Andrey Ryabinskiy), while local Armenians Shamir Petrosyan and Aram Davtyan make an ethnic background of lesser prizefight...Read More

EE Fight Scene: Big Show in Krasnodar on Sep. 23, and More

Aside of a couple of tourneys, performed by the World of Boxing and German Titov Promotions this weekend, September will be highlighted by a string of less meaningful yet still interesting tournaments...Read More

Russian Amateur Update: Lebzyak Fired, Romanchuk Dies at 37

2016 Rio Olympics was one of the worst in Russian boxing history. The Russian team managed to win just one gold (Evgueny Tischenko), one silver (Mischa Aloyan) and two bronze (Vitaliy Dunaytsev and Vl...Read More

Eastern European Late-July, August Boxing News Round-Up

Mid and late summer is usually free off any significant prize-fighting events – both in hotbeds of boxing and at their outskirts. Olympic summers are specifically scarcely populated with events of any...Read More

Photos: Tishchenko Honored For Gold Medal By Vladimir Putin

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Russia's president Vladimir Putin awards Rio 2016 Olympic boxing champion Evgeny Tishchenko with the Order of Friendship at a meeting with Russia's Olympic team members at Moscow's Kr...Read More

Ryabinsky Backs Russian Paralympic Team Courtroom Expenses

Today Russian Paralympic Team filed a claim with CAS for the cancel of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) decision to dismiss RCC. The Russian team is supported by Andrey Ryabinsky, Vice-Pre...Read More

Russian Boxers Have Been Cleared To Compete in Olympics

The 11 Russian boxers qualified for the Rio Olympics have been cleared to compete in the Games by an International Olympic Committee review panel, the International Boxing Association has announced. ...Read More

Evchenko Beats Tamrazyan, Novikov Returns With a Win

Seven and a half years after his first national title, captured in a tough fight against Vyacheslav Yakovenko, formerly rated welterweight journeyman Alexey Evchenko added another Russian trophy to hi...Read More

Pavel Semjonov Decisions Mirkko Moisar in Grudge Match

In a heated local encounter between two of the best Estonian professional boxers, the more experienced Pavel Semjonov (17-4-2, 7 KOs) got the better of well-known kickboxer Mirkko Moisar (5-2, 3 KOs) ...Read More

Briedis Batters Durodola In Nine, Awaits Bellew-Makabu Winner

Russian welterweight Aslanbek Kozaev (29-2-1, 7 KOs) got yet another close win - this time over eight rounds against Georgan recent debutant Nikoloz Gvajava (6-1-1, 6 KOs), who suffered his first care...Read More