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Main Events Inks Another Russian Powerhouse, Welterweight Dmitry "The Mechanic" Mikhaylenko

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Dmitry "The Mechanic" Mikhaylenko
Photo Credits: Rich Graessle/Main Events

Totowa, NJ:    Main Events has signed yet another Russian powerhouse to its already impressive stable with the signing of Dmitry "The Mechanic" Mikhaylenko (17-0, 6 KO's).  The 28 year old Mikhaylenko, is from Gelendzhik, Russia.  He made his U.S. debut this past Saturday night on the undercard of the Kovalev-Caparello show at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ defeating Sechew Powell via an eight round unanimous decision at junior middleweight.  He said, "First of all I would like to thank Main Events for giving me this opportunity and trusting in me. I am very happy of signing promotional agreement to Main Events and I know they can help me to go the right way as they did for many fighters. I am very motivated and ready 100% to prove and to show what I am capable of in the ring. To come and fight in America was always my dream."

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Powell & Mikhaylenko
Photo Credits: Rich Graessle/Main Events

Mikhaylenko is managed by Egis Klimas, who also manages WBO Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey Kovalev, WBO Featherweight Champion Vasyl Lomachenko, IBF North American Heavyweight Champion Czar Glazkov and many more.  Klimas said, "Dmitry is an action fighter and very interesting to watch, you never get bored when he is in the ring. He throws a lot of punches and always busy. I can see him becoming a Champion in 147LB. division and I am proud to be his manager and help him to lead in right direction."

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Dmitry Mikhaylenko
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Dmitry is co-promoted by Titov Promotions. When German Titov was asked about the signing he said, "I am very happy and excited to work with such a good promotional company Main Events on co-promoting Dmitry "The Mechanic" Mikhaylenko. Dmitry is a world class fighter and he is fun to watch in the ring. I think together we will walk him into a champion bout within a short period of time."

Main Events' CEO Kathy Duva is excited to add yet another hot prospect to her already remarkable stable.  She said, "Dmitry is a non-stop action fighter and we are so pleased to have him on board with us.  He joins our already impressive team of top-notch fighters and should fit right in."


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True Fist's Photo True Fist 07 Aug 2014

I remember Powell looking like a big WW. This guy looks even bigger at the weight.