Victory of Ruslan ’White Tayson’ Chagaev was announced the most significant event in professional boxing world in April, Russian Sport-Express newspaper said.
The Sport-Express newspaper has analyzed the outcomes of contests on professional boxing held in April and announced the most significant events, important battles and names of the best boxers of the last month.
Ruslan Chagaev of Uzbekistan has overthrown Nikolai ’Russian Giant’ Valuev in the battle on 14 April to claim WBA heavyweight champion title. Chagaev was recognized as a best boxer of the month.
The newspaper’s Alexander Belenkiy wrote that Ruslan Chagaev must at least twice be recognized as the best boxer of the month. Ruslan has accomplished what other used to assess as an absolutely impossible. During the entire match the superiority has been on the Uzbek boxer’s side. Chagaev masterly used his technique, rapidity and adroitness. Ruslan has worthily earned the champion’s belt.
The "Sport-Express" included the Ruslan Chagaev vs. Nikolai Valuev fight in the list of ten of the most significant battles in "The most important fights of April" nomination.