29 Mar

Shevadzutskiy and Pulev weigh-in result

Ukrainian Igor Shevadzutskiy (11-1, 9 KOs) and Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev (30-3, 14 KOs) underwent the weigh-in ceremony ahead of their clash. Shevadzutsky was significantly heavier than his opponent.

Weigh-in Results:

Igor Shevadzutsky – 130 kg

Kubrat Pulev – 112.7 kg

The fight is scheduled for March 30th in Sofia, Bulgaria, with the WBA International heavyweight title on the line. Shevadzutsky agreed to this fight on short notice – one week before stepping into the ring – replacing the "regular" WBA champion Mahmoud Charr (34-4, 20 KOs), who withdrew from the fight due to an injury.