Found November 06, 2012 on
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As part of our continuing Klitschko Readiness Rating series (KRR), we're taking a look at the European champion and rising slugger from Bulgaria, Kubrat Pulev. Most fight fans got their first good look at Pulev when he knocked out the undefeated Alexander Ustinov of Russia on the undercard of the Povetkin vs. Rahman farce.
Ostensibly, winning that fight established "The Cobra" as the IBF's #1 contender, putting him on a collision course with Wladimir Klitschko (and thus making him a subject for the KRR!). Boxing is rarely so simple, however, and now word has it that Pulev will meet the winner of Tomasz Adamek vs. Steve Cunningham II to confirm Klitschko's mandatory IBF challenger. That wait is, as shall be revealed, actually a good thing for Pulev.
Kubrat Pulev: A Rising Star, But Is He Ready?
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Kubrat Pulev is unquestionably a solid super heavyweight, ready for his first step onto the world stage, albeit not quite ready to tangl...
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