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MAGOMED ABDUSALAMOV RUMORS

Sergey Kovalev auctioning off items to help friend Mago

Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev may be the Russian Wrecking Ball in the ring, but outside the ring he has nothing but compassion for his fallen comrades. Krusher has posted fight-worn/autographed memorabilia from his most recent WBO Light Heavyweight Title defense against Blake Caparello for auction on eBay. The proceeds from the sales will benefit Magomed Abdusalamov, the Russian fighter...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Family of Russian boxer injured in ring plans suit against N.Y.

The family of a Russian boxer who was critically injured during a Madison Square Garden fight has filed court papers preparing to sue. Magomed Abdusalamov lost a heavyweight fight against Mike Perez on Nov. 2. Hours later, he was in a coma. His wife names New York state, the state Athletic Commission and the state Boxing Commission. They did not return calls for comment Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Family of Russian boxer injured in US plans suit

The family of a Russian boxer who was critically injured during a Madison Square Garden fight has filed court papers preparing to sue. Magomed Abdusalamov lost a heavyweight fight against Mike Perez on Nov. 2. Hours later, he was in a coma. His wife names New York state, the state Athletic Commission and the state Boxing Commission. They did not return calls for comment Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: ESPN Outside the Lines looks at Magomed Abdusalamov injury

ESPN Outside the Lines is set to showcase a special segment on the tragic circumstances surrounding the injury to heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov. Right here, you can find a video preview of the segment, and more background on what they will be discussing. Correspondent John Barr interviews Bakanay Abdusalamova, whose husband Magomed suffered severe brain injuries in a November heavyweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Perez returns to ring after Abdusalamov bout

Life and death are more immediate to Mike Perez than to most boxers. He escaped Cuba nearly seven years ago, clinging to a boat that could have capsized at any moment on a perilous trip over the lonely ocean. When Perez's last opponent, Magomed Abdusalamov, nearly died after their bout at Madison Square Garden in November, the news reduced Perez to tears and soul-searching. Yet...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday Night Fights: ‘Barthelemy vs. Mendez’ Fight Review

Friday Night Fights Returns and So Does the Controversy On Friday, ESPN 2 kicked off their new season of Friday Night Fights from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn. The main event pitted local unbeaten prospect Rances Barthelemy (20-0, 13 KOs) against Argenis Mendez (21-3-1, 11KOs) for Mendez’s IBF junior lightweight title. Barthelemy lived up to his nickname of Kid Blast...
Via Fight Booth
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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