Former WBO junior welterweight champ Ruslan Provodnikov, 24-3-(17), scored a fifth round knockout win over former two-time world titleholder Jose Luis Castillo, 66-13-1-(57 ), at the Luzhniki GCKZ Arena in Moscow, Russsia on Friday.
As expected Provodnikov started aggressively and outworked the game but outgunned Castillo, Castillo hit the deck twice before the end of the fight.
On the undercard American actor Mickey Rourke,7-0-2-(5), fought for the first in 20 years and at the age of 62. The 180lbs catchweight exhibition bout saw him score a second round knockout win over 29 year Elliot Seymour, 1-10-(1 ) Rourke decked Seymour twice.
At cruiserweight Rakhim Chakhkiev, 21-1-(16) scored a fourth round stoppage win over Jackson Junior, 15-2-(13). Chakhkiev knocked Junior down in round four before the fight was stopped.
WBA Inter-Continental lightweight title Eduard Troyanovsky w ko 1 Jose Agustin Feria.
WBA International cruiserweight title Dmitry Kudryashov w ko 1 Juan Carlos Gomez..
WBO Inter-Continental super featherweight title Andrey Klimov w pts 10 Gabino Cota.
Vacant WBC International Silver light welterweight title Sergey Lipinets w ko 8 Ernie Sanchez
light heavyweight Egor Mekhontsev w pts 8 Joey Vegas
heavyweight Sergey Kuzmin w ko 1 Nicolas Buule.
light heavyweight Dmitry Bivol w tko 6 Jorge Rodriguez Oliver.
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