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Cruiserweight: 2014, Mar 31- Apr 6

Thursday in Novorossiysk, Russia, undefeated and sensational Russian prospect Dmitry Kudryashov shined, as expected, against shopworn Czech journeyman Lubos Suda.  The ring appeared exceptionally large to my eyes, and the mostly gun-shy Suda was trying to milk it for all it was worth.   1,124 more words

Hard Road to Glory by Johnny Nelson: Book Review

Recently finished reading Johnny Nelson’s “Hard Road to Glory” biography. Before reading this I had no knowledge really of Nelson and hadn’t really seen any of his fights, all I knew was that he was a former world champion. 151 more words


Cruiserweight: 2014, Mar 24-30

Argentina’s Victor Ramirez- a fringe contender before his multi-year absence that ended last year- got a nice TKO win in 4 rounds against one-loss Cuban prospect Glendy Hernandez in Benavidez, Argentina on Saturday.   939 more words

Cruiserweight: 2014, Mar 17-23

Russia’s 2 best cruiserweights were on the same card in Moscow on Saturday.  In the main event, #7 Grigory Drozd destroyed a decent, willing, but ultimately outgunned French journeyman in Jeremy Ouanna.   1,127 more words

Cruiserweight: 2014, Mar 10-16

Former cruiserweight and heavyweight contender Juan Carlos Gomez returned to cruiser for the first time since 2001 on Saturday, and won a split decision in Hungary against mid-level Croatian journeyman Ivica Bacurin.   1,012 more words

Roy Jones Jr Defeats Courtney Fry In Latvia

Roy Jones Jr defeated journeyman Courtney Fry last night in Riga, Latvia. Roy Jones Jr is well past his best but is now looking at a shot at a world title. 24 more words

Cruiserweight: 2014, Mar 3-9

Undefeated Cuban Yunier Dorticos had perhaps an easier-than-expected evening’s work on his hands with unbeaten Brazilian Hamilton Ventura on Friday in San Diego.  Dorticos dismantled the overmatched Ventura, flooring him thrice en route to a first round knockout.   1,109 more words