“THE SIBERIAN ROCKY”, former WBO light-welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov arrived at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Sunday night to begin preparations for a major Spring bout that will be announced shortly.

Provodnikov was greeted by his manager Vadim Kornilov and was joined by Boxcino 2015 heavyweight participant Andrey Fedosov.

They will begin training at the famed Wild Card Gym in Hollywood.

There are strong rumours that Provodnikov – who lost his title in an upset to Chris Algieri last year (above)- will take on Lucas Matthysse at the StubHub Center in Carson, California on March 28.

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