WBO number-two ranked Jr. Welterweight contender Ruslan Provodnikov is looking to take on any of the champions or top contenders in his next bout and feels he is just an opportunity away from becoming a world champion. Provodnikov (22-1, 15 KO’s) of Beryozovo, Russia has won five fights in a row which include four impressive knockouts and has been tabbed by many boxing insiders as one of the most exciting fighters in the world.
“We are looking for the biggest fights now for Ruslan,” said Provodnikov’s promoter Artie Pelullo of Banner Promotions.
“We are targeting the likes of Danny Garcia, Juan Manuel Marquez, Mike Alvarado or Lamont Peterson, we feel that Ruslan is not only worthy of those opportunities but we have all the confidence that he would beat any of them.”
Provodnikov is coming off of an impressive second round stoppage over Jose Reynoso on June 29th.
“Ruslan has built a nice reputation and he has thrilled many fans during his appearances on ESPN 2 and now ...