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Power-punching boxer Lucas Matthysse expresses interest in trying MMA

One of boxing's nastiest punchers has his eye on the mixed martial arts (MMA) cage. In preparation for Lucas Matthysse's WBC Light Welterweight bout this past Saturday against skilled Ukrainian Viktor Postol, which the Argentinian lost...Show More Summary

Video: Derrick Lewis planned to 'rope-a-dope' opponent before UFC 192 KO win

HOUSTON – Derrick Lewis said his game plan was to tire his opponent before scoring a big knockout win in the third round of his heavyweight bout with Viktor Pesta at UFC 192. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

UFC 192 results: Derrick Lewis fights past takedowns, pounds out Viktor Pesta in third

HOUSTON – Derrick Lewis looked unusually tentative in the early stages of his UFC 192 bout with Viktor Pesta, but once he decided to open up with his powerful punches he was able to score a TKO victory.Filed under: News, UFC

Lucas Matthysse wants Manny Pacquiao matchup after Viktor Postol bout

What has sustained Lucas Matthysse during his 11 years as a pro boxer is the anticipation of a world-title belt being strapped across his waist. Saturday night, when Argentina's Matthysse (37-3, 34 knockouts) meets unbeaten Ukrainian Viktor Postol (27-0, 11 KOs) at StubHub Center in Carson, that...

Weights: Matthysse 139.4, Postol 139.4

By Jim Dower: #2 WBC contender Lucas Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs) successfully made weight on Friday in coming in at 139.4 pounds for his bout on Saturday night on HBO against #1 WBC unbeaten Viktor Postol [...] More boxing news on

Weights: Lucas Matthysse, Viktor Postol set for junior welterweight title bout

Everyone was on weight today for tomorrow night's HBO doubleheader. The WBC junior welterweight title is officially on the line for tomorrow night's HBO main event, as Lucas Matthysse and Viktor Postol each comfortably made weight at today's weigh-in event. Show More Summary

Top 10 Boxers at 140 Pounds

This weekend, Showtime and HBO are both featuring extremely important light welterweight bouts. On HBO, Lucas Matthysse will face Viktor Postol for the vacant WBC belt. On Showtime, three-division belt holder Adrien Broner tries to hang on to relevancy when he faces the once-beaten Russian, Khabib Allakhverdiev. All four of these fighters are top-10 talents […]

Viktor Pesta in for Anthony Hamilton against Derrick Lewis at UFC 192

Anthony Hamilton is out of his heavyweight bout with Derrick Lewis at UFC 192. Replacing Hamilton is Czech heavyweight Viktor Pesta.Filed under: News, UFC

‘Merchant of Death’ hires John Ashcroft’s law firm

Convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout has hired the Ashcroft Law Firm — as in former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft — to represent him in his efforts to get a retrial.

Ukraine crisis: battle lines are being drawn in the Black Sea's smuggling wars

Anyone who's seen the arms-trafficking film Lord of War will remember Yuriy Orlov, the Ukrainian-American arms dealer played by Nicolas Cage. He's loosely-based on Viktor Bout, the world's most notorious gunrunner, who used a team of jobless ex-Soviet pilots to smuggle weapons to half the wars in Africa in the 1990s. In the film, Cage [...]

Arms Dealer Associate Convicted in N.Y. Case

(NEW YORK) — A Syrian associate of notorious international arms dealer Viktor Bout was convicted on Friday of charges he tried to make an illegal purchase of two airplanes to transport weapons to international war zones. A jury in federal court in Manhattan also found Richard Chichakli guilty of money laundering and other charges. Show More Summary

Russia calls arms-dealer conviction political

Moscow says US court's decision to uphold conviction of Russian arms smuggler Viktor Bout a "political stitch-up".

Appeals Court Hears Case of Reputed Russian Arms Dealer

A federal appeals court expressed skepticism Thursday that the U.S. government had improperly targeted Viktor Bout, a suspected Russian arms dealer convicted two years ago in conspiracies to sell surface-to-air missiles and to kill Americans.

Russian Arms Dealer Bout's Associate to Represent Himself in US

A Syrian-born associate of notorious Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout said Thursday that he would represent himself at his upcoming trial in New York on charges that he conspired to buy planes to move weapons to the world's bloodiest conflicts.

Associate of Convicted Arms Dealer Bout Extradited to US

Australia extradited to the United States a man accused of working with Russian national Viktor Bout, convicted in 2011 of arms trafficking, Manhattan U.S. Attorney said Friday.

Bout’s Defense to Complain about Prison Conditions

A lawyer of Russian national Viktor Bout, who has been convicted for arms trafficking in the United States, said on Tuesday he had prepared a complaint about prison conditions.

Viktor Bout’s Defense Appeals Sentence

The defense team of Russian businessman Viktor Bout, convicted for arms trafficking in the United States, has filed an appeal against the guilty verdict, his lawyer told RIA Novosti on Thursday.

Catching Richard Chichakli

For more than seven years after he fled his home in Texas, Richard Chichakli was safe. He was a fugitive, wanted in the United States, where authorities accused him of helping Viktor Bout—the Russian arms trafficker, sometimes called...Show More Summary

Viktor Bout Describes Life at USP Marion

Two weeks ago, the U.S. denied Russia's request to return Viktor Bout to Russia under the 1983 Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons, Bout. Its reasons: "The United States denied... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Russia Slams Bout Extradition Refusal as ‘Formal’

The United States refused to extradite convicted arms dealer Viktor Bout to Russia over a “formality” coupled with a set of illegitimate pretexts, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

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