Denis Grachev

Some were predicting a slow week for boxing which never happens

How about that slugfest in Puerto Rico? On Saturday night in San Juan, Puerto Rico, first there was the hotly contested bout between Juan Manuel Lopez and Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. which ended with Lopez scoring an 11th-round knockout. Then, in overtime, came Lopez’s heated exchange with Vazquez’s trainer. It all took place at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum. […]

Denis Grachev vs Edwin Rodriguez

Discussion of Edwin Rodriguez’s 1st round TKO of Denis Grachev

Salle des etoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco, July 13, 2013 Many of the pre-fight pundits were saying: “Denis Grachev doesn’t have a chance to beat Edwin “La Bomba” Rodriguez (23-0, 15 KOs).” They claimed, “Rodriguez is now the total package – both boxer and big puncher. Grachev’s in-your-face, straight ahead prodding will be his downfall.” Unfortunately, […]

Training like a champion has made Denis Grachev a recluse

One of City Boxing’s coaches went missing several weeks ago. Word came that pro-boxer Denis “Drago’s Son” Grachev (13-1, 8 KOs) had gone North to Big Bear, CA to train at Abel Sanchez’s Summit Gym where a stable of fighters to include WBA and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin were on hand to help him prepare […]

Wonder Woman helps USA Boxing Team secure Gold

Sunday, May 19, at the 2013 Women’s Continental Championships in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela, Team USA won eight gold medals in final round action which featured the top female athletes from North, Central and South America. Olympic bronze flyweight medalist Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) added another international medal to her list of accolades with a 20-11 decision win […]

After defeating Zsolt Erdei, Denis Grachev is headed to the finals

Monaco, March 30, 2013 Earlier tonight at the beautiful Salle d’ Etoile in Monaco, San Diego’s Denis Grachev (13-1-1, 9 KOs) of City Boxing in San Diego’s Downtown, defeated the former Light Heavyweight and Cruiserweight World Champion Zsolt Erdei (33-1-0, 18 KOs) to hand him his first career loss. In what was described as “the […]

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