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The mixed fortunes of Daniel Jacobs and Dimitry Pirog

By Gav Duthie: It is somewhat of a fairytale that Daniel Jacobs 27-1 (24) fights for the WBA world title on August 9th 2014. His last title challenge ended in disaster when in 2010 he was put flat on his back in the 5th round as the referee waved away the contest. After two low-key […]

Pirog injured, pulls out of scheduled Golovkin fight

By Jason Kim: WBO middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog (20-0, 15 KO’s) has suffered an injury during training for his August 25th fight against WBA World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (23-0, 20 KO’s) and won’t be able to make the fight according to Dan Rafael. … Read

Golovkin in his first real test against Pirog

By Eric Thomas: WBA World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (23-0, 20 KO’s) will be facing the toughest challenge of his six-year pro career against Russian Dmitry Pirog (20-0, 15 KO’s) in a venue still to be determined in the United States. Golovkin is looking to get more visibility in the U.S, hence the fight will […]

Golovkin-Pirog signed for August 25th bout

By Eric Thomas: Dmitry Pirog (20-0, 15 KO’s) and WBA World middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (23-0, 20 KO’s) have signed their contracts tonight for a bout that will be taking place on August 25th, according to Dan Rafael. There still isn’t a venue as of yet, but the fight is scheduled to take place in […]

Golovkin-Pirog on 8/25; Sturm-Geale on 9/1

By Allan Fox: WBA Super World middleweight champion Felix Sturm (37-2-2, 16 KO’s) outmaneuvered his mandatory challenger Gennady Golovkin (23-0, 15 KO’s) by going to the World Boxing Association and getting approval from them to ignore Golovkin and instead face IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale (27-1, 15 KO’s) in a unification bout on August 25th […]

Pirog decisions Ishida; Glazkov stops Oloukun

By Jim Dower: In yet another soft defense by WBO middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog (20-0, 15 KO’s), he successfully defended his title on Tuesday night, defeating the recently beaten Nubohiro Ishida (24-8-2, 9 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision at the Sport Complex Krylatskoe, in Moscow, Russia. The final judges’ scores were 119-109, 117-111 […]

Ishida has tough task against Pirog on May 1st

By Eric Thomas: WBO middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog (19-0, 15 KO’s) has decided to take a soft defense against #9 WBO contender Nobuhiro Ishida (24-7-2, 9 KO’s) on May 1st at the Sport Complex Krylastskoe, in Moscow, Russia. Although the 36-year-old Ishida is ranked high enough for Pirog to face him for his optional defense, […]

Pirog-Ishida: Another easy defense for Dmitry

By Dan Ambrose: WBO middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog (19-0, 15 KO’s) is really making a name for himself. It’s too bad the name he’s making isn’t one that a lot boxing fans are happy with, as the 31-year-old Pirog has been taking it easy ever since he won the World Boxing Organization title on July […]

Pirog defends WBO title against Ishida on 5/1

By Jason Kim: WBO middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog (19-0, 15 KO’s) has been a disappointing champion in the eyes of some boxing fans since he won the vacant WBO title against Daniel Jacobs in July 2010. It was thought then that Pirog would go after the biggest names or at the very least defend the […]

Dmitry Pirog to defend WBO title against Nobuhiro Ishida on May 1st

By Dan Ambrose: In yet another disappointing title defense, WBO middleweight champion Dmitry Pirog (19-0, 15 KO’s) will be making his third defense of his World Boxing Organization title next month on May 1st against #9 WBO Nobuhiro Ishida (24-7-2, 9 KO’s) at the Sport Complex Krylatskoe, in Moscow, Russia. For boxing fans hoping to […]

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