ESPN2 Friday Night Fights Results

Ivan Popoca vs. Ruslan Provodnikov


April 15, 2011

Pechanga Resort & Casino

Temecula, California



Lightweight Bout (10 Rds)

Marvin Quintero (22-3, 18 KO) wins by TKO at :12 of the third round over Juan Santiago (13-7-1, 8 KOs)


Light Heavyweight Bout (4 Rds)

Mike Gavronski (2-0-1, 2 KOs) and Tyrell Hendrix (5-1-2, 2 KOs) battled to a majority draw - Judges

scored the bout 40-36 Hendrix, 38-38, 38-38 a majority draw. In the first round, Hendrix downed from an

accumulation of punches (with the most damage from a straight right) - up at the count of four. The fight

continued and after a brief exchange, Gavronski downed with a straight right (up right away).


Jr. Welterweight Bout (10 Rds)

Ruslan Provodnikov (19-1, 13 KOs) wins by TKO at 2:16 of the 8th rd over Ivan Popoca (15-1-1, 10 KOs)

In the eighth round, Popoca downed with an overhand right (up at the count of three). The fight resumed and

Provodnikov swarmed Popoca, pinning him against the ropes and landing numerous punches to the point

where the ref had to step in and stop the bout.