PROVODNIKOV HOPING BRADLEY CALLS HIS NAME
Press Release: Ruslan Provodnikov would like an opportunity to face world welterweight champion Timothy Bradley in December. [Bradley is said to be deciding on his next opponent for a Miami outdoors show]. Provodnikov is 22-1 with 15 KOs and he and his team feel the time is right from their persepctive. “I am ready for this type of fight,” said Provodnikov, a native of Beryozovo, Russia. “I have trained my whole life for this. Bradley is a great fighter but not only do I know I can win but I will bring the best out of him and our fight will be one to remember.” Provodnikov’s promoter Artie Pelullo of Banner Promotions, added, "“We feel that Ruslan is ready for this fight and he will beat Bradley”, said “Based on all the feedback we get after Ruslan’s fights, he is one of if not the most television friendly fighter out there and a fight with Bradley would be a great fight for the fans.” Provodnikov has won five straight bouts which includes his last outing when he stopped Jose Reynoso (16-3-1) on June 29th.