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Sultan Ibragimov retires – Boxing

By Erik Schmidt: Former World Boxing Organization heavyweight champion Sultan Ibragimov (22-1-1, 17 KO’s) has reportedly retired, according to Scoop Malinowski from Boxing Insider. Samson Lewkowicz, from Warriors Boxing, says that “He’s [Ibragimov] retired. He doesn’t want to go back and sweat in the gym. He got married, he’s happy, he lives in Russia,” says […]

Was It A Waste Of Time For Klitschko To Fight Ibragimov?

By Nick Adams: I was one of the vocal minority who felt that IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (50-3, 44 KOs) was wasting his time in taking a unification fight with WBO heavyweight champion Sultan Ibragimov (22-1-1, 17 KOs) last Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. I thought nothing good could possibly […]

Klitschko Wins Boring Decision

By Eric Schmidt: IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (50-3, 44 KOs) won a listless safety first 12-round unanimous decision over WBO champion Sultan Ibragimov (22-1-1, 17 KOs) tonight at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The bout was important in that Klitschko, 31, unified one of the titles, the WBO, which he took from Ibragimov in […]

Klitschko-Ibragimov Weigh-In: Wladimir 238, Sultan 219

International Boxing Federation heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (49-3, 44 KOs) equaled the lowest weight of his career when he weighed in at 238 lbs at today’s weigh-in at New York’s Madison Square Garden for his unification bout with WBO heavyweight champion Sultan Ibragimov (22-0-1, 17 KOs. In Wladimir’s last bout, against Lamon Brewster in July […]

Klitschko Ibragimov Notes

Alexa Ray Joel To Perform National Anthem: If there’s one surname synonymous with New York and music, it’s “Joel”. So it’s fitting that on the biggest night in boxing in the sport’s Mecca, Madison Square Garden, rising star Alexa Ray Joel will sing the National Anthem before the world heavyweight title unification bout between WBO […]

Ibragimov vs. Klitschko: Sizing Up Sultan & Wladimir

By Jim Slattengren: This Saturday night, IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (49-3, 44 KOs) will be attempting to unify the title when he goes up against WBO heavyweight champion Sultain Ibragimov (22-0-1, 17 KOs) in a 12-round bout at Madison Square Garden in New York. Not too many people are giving Ibragimov much of a […]

Ibragimov vs. Klitschko: Will A Win Over Sultan Bring Fame For Wladimir?

By Jim Dower: So far, IBF heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (49-3, 44 KOs) has failed to ignite the interest of the fans as a whole, many who see him as a fighter with a questionable chin, and a soft resume littered with mostly unknown fighters. That’s likely not to change come February 23rd, when Klitschko […]

Klitschko-Ibragimov: Wladimir Stuck With Another Dull Opponent

By Eric Schmidt: Much as International Boxing Federation heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko (49-3, 44 KOs) would like to have you believe that his fight with World Boxing Organization heavyweight champion Sultan Ibragimov (22-0-1, 17 KOs) on February 23rd is an appealing fight, I find it hard to buy into his way of thinking. On paper it […]

Klitschko vs. Ibragimov Tickets Selling Out Fast!

In somewhat of a shocker, tickets for the heavyweight unification match between International Boxing Federation heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (49-3, 44 KOs) and World Boxing Organization heavyweight champion Sultan Ibragimov (21-0, 17 KOs), slated for February 23rd, at New York’s Madison Square Garden, is reportedly almost sold out, according to the latest boxing news. Up […]

Is Wladimir Klitschko Overlooking Ibragimov?

By Jim Slattengren: In recent interviews, International Boxing Federation heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko (49-3, 44 KOs) has seemed confident about his chances for victory over undefeated World Boxing Organization heavyweight champion Sultan Ibragimov (21-0, 17 KOs) in their February 23rd bout at Madison Square Garden. There’s nothing wrong with being confident on oneself, but when […]

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