The Way of the Champion

The rankings, the records, the odds: none of the numbers suggested that Russian cruiserweight Grigory Drozd was likely to upset Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk, a champion who hadn’t been defeated in eight years. On September 27th in Moscow, however, the 35-year-old Drozd did just that, scoring a unanimous decision to secure the WBC title. Perhaps the … weiterlesenThe Way of the Champion

Fighting Shape: A View From Inside Camp

On May 30th in Moscow, Alexander Povetkin (27-1, 19 KO’s) knocked out Manuel Charr (26-2, 15 KO’s) to earn the WBC International Heavyweight title. The 34-year-old Povetkin dominated the fight, with his 29-year-old opponent clinching frequently and showing visible signs of fatigue by the sixth round. While Charr tired, Povetkin continued to snap off crisp uppercuts … weiterlesenFighting Shape: A View From Inside Camp

Interview With Andrey Kozlov: On Training WBA Champion Denis Lebedev

We had a quick talk with Andrey Kozlov, a physical and functional training and physical rehabilitation coach, who uses Omegawave in training top athletes like WBA Champions Denis Lebedev and Alexander Povetkin. On December 17th, 2012 Denis Lebedev beat Santander Silgado with a knockout to defend his Cruiserweight title. Here’s what Andrey had to say … weiterlesenInterview With Andrey Kozlov: On Training WBA Champion Denis Lebedev