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
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
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
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...
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 BoxingNews24.com
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
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 […]
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
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.
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 [...]
(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
Moscow says US court's decision to uphold conviction of Russian arms smuggler Viktor Bout a "political stitch-up".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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! ]]
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.