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Chagaev floors Pianeta in 1st round to keep WBA title

MAGDEBURG, Germany (AP) Ruslan Chagaev of Uzbekistan defended his WBA heavyweight belt with a first-round technical knockout of Francesco Pianeta on Saturday. Chagaev dropped Pianeta with two right blows early in the first round, but the Italian-born German got up before the count. Chagaev left him on the canvas again with two lefts before the bell, and referee Jean-Louis Legland...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Ruslan Chagaev wins a fake heavyweight title, nobody cares

This past Saturday, Uzbek contender and former heavyweight titlist Ruslan Chagaev defeated Fres Oquendo in Grozny, Russia to capture the fake WBA heavyweight championship. I say "fake" because, as we at have had cause to note many times over the last few years, the real WBA belt adorns the waist of World Heavyweight Champion Wladimir Klitschko (pictured above)...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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