Ruslan Provodnikov - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Ruslan Provodnikov


Molina outslugs Provodnikov to upset victory

Jun 12, 2016 - 4:47 PM

Former Pacquiao sparring partner Provodnikov was outfought by John Molina losing a unanimous decision

UPSET. Ruslan Provodnikov may slip to gatekeeper status after losing to John Molina. Photo by Sergei Chirikov/EPA

Pacquiao’s challenger Algieri is the champion next door

Aug 17, 2014 - 1:28 PM

WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri may still be fighting for respect in the ring but it s hard not to respect the person he is out of the ring

'Master boxer' Algieri, trainer look to shed 'runner' tag against Pacquiao

Jul 29, 2014 - 5:08 PM

Junior welterweight champ Chris Algieri made the successful transition from combative kick boxer to tactical boxer a style his team believes will be successful against Manny Pacquiao

SKILLS. Tim Lane (L) and Keith Trimble (R) have guided WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri (C) from an unbeaten kickboxing career to a similarly unblemished boxing career. Photo from Algieri's Facebook.

Marquez-Alvarado winner eyes shot at Pacquiao

May 16, 2014 - 1:46 PM

The winner of the Juan Manuel Marquez Mike Alvarado fight will be the mandatory challenger for Manny Pacquiao s WBO weltereight title

Mike Alvarado (L) and Juan Manuel Marquez (R) will compete with a shot at Manny Pacquiao hanging in the balance. Photo from their Facebooks

Bradley haunted by death threats, depression after first Pacquiao fight

Apr 11, 2014 - 9:54 AM

The criticism Timothy Bradley received following his first fight with Manny Pacquiao took an ugly turn as he dealt with death threats from angry fans and depression

Bradley says he beat Pacquiao 'but it felt like I lost'

Mar 29, 2014 - 3:51 PM

Timothy Bradley says he is motivated to prove fans and media wrong about his first clash with Manny Pacquiao when most felt he didn t deserve the victory

FIGHT FOR RESPECT. WBO welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley feels that the crowd and media reactions after the first Pacquiao fight robbed him of the satisfaction of victory. File photo from AFP

Pacquiao tabs former champs Holt, Forbes for sparring; Roach predicts easier rematch

Feb 21, 2014 - 8:46 PM

There will be no easy sparring for eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao as he prepares for his April 12 rematch with WBO welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas Nev

TOUGH SPARRING. Kendall Holt (left) and Steve Forbes (right) highlight an accomplished roster for Pacquiao's sparring regimen. Photos from AFP

Somodio expects Bradley to 'suffer' in Pacquiao rematch

Feb 16, 2014 - 9:47 PM

Freddie Roach’s assistant trainer Marvin Somodio is confident that WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley will be mauled in his upcoming rematch with Manny Pacquiao

DESERT STORM WAR. Filipino trainer Marvin Somodio is confident that Pacquiao will get a decisive victory in a Bradley rematch. Photo from Somodio's Facebook

Pacquiao-Bradley II set for April 12

Jan 22, 2014 - 8:00 PM

Manny Pacquiao will reportedly face WBO welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley on April 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in a rematch of their controversial 2012 bout which Bradley won by split decision

REVENGE OR REPEAT? Pacquiao will look to prove that he was the better man the first time they fought, while Bradley will try to prove the judges got it right the first time

Pacquiao: Floyd Mayweather is an envious 'coward'

Jan 14, 2014 - 4:42 PM

After years of refusing to bite the verbal bait from Floyd Mayweather Jr Pacquiao has lashed out calling the American fighter a coward who is envious of his accomplishments

THE BIGGEST FIGHT TO NEVER HAPPEN. Manny Pacquiao has lashed out at Floyd Mayweather Jr., accusing him of preventing a fight between the sport's two biggest attractions. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao-Bradley rematch looks likely for April 12

Jan 08, 2014 - 2:34 AM

Manny Pacquiao s options for an April 12 bout have been narrowed down to Timothy Bradley or Ruslan Provodnikov but Bradley appears to be the more likely candidate

BRADLEY OR PROVODNIKOV? The Pacman's options for his next fight are down to two, though one option appears to be more likely. Photo by Ryan Songalia.

Bradley keeps clean slate after nipping Provodnikov

Mar 17, 2013 - 7:14 PM

Despite getting knocked down in the last seconds Timothy Bradley earned a unanimous decision over Ruslan Provodnikov to keep his welterweight title

Bradley returns to battle Russian

Mar 15, 2013 - 7:12 PM

More than nine months after he stunned Manny Pacquiao Timothy Bradley returns to battle Ruslan Provodnikov