IBF states Wladimir Klitschko must defend against Kubrat Pulev next

The wait is potentially over for Kubrat Pulev (20-0, 11 KOs) and his fans, as he will get his chance to fight for the legitimate Heavyweight Championship of the World. The IBF has stated that Wladimir Klitschko (62-3, 52 KOs) must defend his titles against his Berlin-based mandatory from Bulgaria in his very next bout. "That's what I call a late birthday gift," says...
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Tyson Fury talks David Haye, Kubrat Pulev and Dereck Chisora

It isn't just a 6' 9", 250-pound frame that distinguishes Tyson Fury as potentially the biggest superstar in British sport.After 21 consecutive pro wins, the trigger tongued traveller is on the cusp of challenging for the world heavyweight title and don't expect the build-up to slip beneath the radar. Everybody, it seems, harbors an opinion on Fury's fighting...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Kubrat Pulev become world champion?

In his latest bout Kubrat Pulev defeated Tony "The Tiger" Thompson in one of the most boring fights I have ever watched in my entire life. Pulev had so much hype surrounding him coming up to this fight especially after his performance against unbeaten Belarusian Alexander Ustinov finishing him in a superb display in the 11th round defending his IBF International Heavyweight...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Abell replaces Williams to fight Kubrat Pulev on December 14

Kubrat Pulev (18-0, 9 KOs) has to adapt for a new opponent! The IBF its mandatory challenger to Heavyweight World Champion Wladimir Klitschko should have stepped into the ring against Sherman Williams. However, Williams did suffer an injury to his right hand in his final preparations and is therefore unable to fight Pulev on December 14.
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Kubrat Pulev & Tony Thompson quotes: Each man confident of victory

A heavyweight blockbuster on August 24 with major implications for the state of the division, as Kubrat Pulev (17-0, 9 KOs), the European Heavyweight Champion and number one rated challenger by the IBF, will take on Tony Thompson in a final eliminator to decide who will be the next mandatory. Thompson (38-3, 26 KOs) has already challenged twice for the World Heavyweight Championship...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Kubrat Pulev vs. Tony Thompson preview & prediction

After spending four-plus years taking the safe route to lucrative bouts with Wladimir Klitschko, Tony "The Tiger" Thompson is finally acting like a real heavyweight contender and showing his stuff against opponents who aren't the World Heavyweight Champion. Or that is one way of looking at Thompson's career in the wake of two back-to-back knockout wins over British...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Kubrat Pulev named EBU champ of the year

Kubrat Pulev (17-0, 9 KOs) is EBU's "Champion of the Year". The European Boxing Union honored its heavyweight champion due to his dominant outings inside the ring during 2012, bringing him close to a world title shot in the not so distant future. The prestigious award was presented to the 32-year-old at the Union's annual general meeting this Saturday, which is...
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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