US prosecutors will not object to a petition for a retrial filed by Viktor Bout’s defense attorneys in the Supreme Court, a representative of the defense team told reporters. Read Full Article at RT.com
The defense team of Russian citizen Viktor Bout has appealed his sentence with the US Supreme Court, claiming that prosecutors previously concealed evidence that could have affected the initial court ruling. Read Full Article at RT....
Despite such important bouts as Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward, Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter and Terence Crawford vs. Viktor Postol, the most talked-about matchup in the mainstream sports media this past year was a potential fight between...Show More Summary
Lawyers representing Russian citizen Viktor Bout, currently serving a 25-year sentence in the US, said that they hoped the new White House administration would satisfy a plea to extradite their client to Russia under an international convention. Read Full Article at RT.com
Americas Arms trafficker Viktor Bout will continue serving his 25-year stint in federal prison following the denial of a retrial by the US Circuit Court of Appeals. Convicted of conspiring to kill US soldiers by agreeing to sell arms to DEA informants posing as members of the FARC terrorist group, Bout maintained that he could […]
Viktor Bout, the suspected Russian arms dealer who has been fighting his prosecution in the U.S. for almost a decade, is nearing the end of his legal options.
The United States is punishing Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko, jailed in the country, for refusing to lie and to testify against Russian businessman Viktor Bout, pilot’s mother Lyubov said Tuesday.
US intelligence officials have offered Russian businessman Viktor Bout after his arrest to give incriminating evidence against Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin in exchange for a less severe sentence, Bout’s wife, Alla, said.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov confirmed on Wednesday Moscow’s proposal to exchange imprisoned pilot Konstantin Yarshenko for several US prisoners in Russia, adding that it is doing its utmost to secure Viktor Bout's release under the same mechanism as well.
The 140-pound unification bout between WBO champion Terence "Bud" Crawford (28-0, 20 KO) and WBC titleholder Viktor Postol (28-0, 12 KO) probably won't generate a ton of pay-per-view buys, but if you're a hardcore boxing fan, you know it's one of the best fights on the schedule this year. Viewing Info When: Saturday at 9 p.m. Show More Summary
One of the biggest fights of the year takes place Saturday night in Las Vegas, when WBO super lightweight champion Terence Crawford faces WBC champ Viktor Postol in a unification bout. Both men are undefeated. Crawford has emerged as a potential pound-for-pound star over the past two years. Show More Summary
Photos: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Undefeated WBC super lightweight champion Viktor “The Iceman” Postol hosted a Los Angeles Media Workout at Wild Card Gym Wednesday afternoon in preparation for his highly anticipated unification bout against...Show More Summary
By Allan Fox: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is looking to find a suitable replacement fight to fill in for the co-feature bout on the July 23 card on HBO PPV. Terence Crawford vs. Viktor Postol is he [...] The post Arum looking for replacement bouts for Crawford vs. Postol card appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Photos: Mikey Williams / Top Rank Jose Benavidez Jr. (24-0, 16 KO’s) prepares for his bout against Francisco Santana (24-4-1), on the under card of Terence Crawford versus Viktor Postol July 23 live on PPV in Las Vegas at MGM … Continue reading ? The post Jose Benavidez workout appeared first on Boxing News.
Two time Mexican Olympian Oscar Valdez digs in and prepares hard for his title bout vs Matias Rueda of Argentina. Valdez vs Rueda battle on Top Rank’s pay per view card headlined by Terence Crawford vs Viktor Postol on July … Continue reading ? The post Oscar Valdez hits the mitts appeared first on Boxing News.
The defense team of Viktor Bout, sentenced to 25 years in prison in the United States, will respond before June 2 to the prosecutors’ objections to an appeal to re-examine the case, his lawyer Alexei Tarasov said.
Benavidez has won three straight since his "victory" over Mauricio Herrera. Another unbeaten Top Rank product has joined July 23rd showdown between Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol, as Jose Benavidez faces Francisco Santana to kick...Show More Summary
WBO world champion Terence Crawford took part in photo shoot in Los Angeles today. Crawford takes on WBC world champion Viktor Postol in a mega junior welterweight unification bout on Top Rank’s pay per card at the MGM Grand Garden … Continue reading ? The post Shot of the Day appeared first on Boxing News.
Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol met up today to officially announce their July 23 showdown. The July 23 junior welterweight title unification bout between Terence "Bud" Crawford and Viktor Postol, holders of the WBO and WBC 140-pound belts, was made official this afternoon at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Show More Summary
Moscow hopes that US Judge Shira Scheindlin's words about Viktor Bout's "excessive and inappropriate" sentence will pave the way toward his repatriation.