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Maxim Prodan – Ukrainian boxer was banned from entering the ring with the flag of Ukraine

June 22, 2022, 13:20

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Maxim Prodan noted that in professional boxing there is a problem with the attitude towards the symbols of Ukraine.

Ukrainian boxer was banned from entering the ring with a flag and a patriotic song in Italy


Prodan noted that the Ukrainian flag in Italian boxing was considered a political gesture
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Ukrainian welterweight boxer Maxim Prodan spoke about how he was banned from showing his support for the country during his fight in Italy.

“This also happens in the professional ring. I wanted to enter the ring with the Ukrainian flag – it’s impossible. It’s also impossible to the song “Oh, there’s a red viburnum in the meadow.” They said a lot of politics, but we have sports. I specifically sewed a yellow -blue kit. Here’s the story, “Sold is quoted as saying Luckypunch.net.

Maxim Prodan got 19 wins with 2 losses and 1 draw. The 29-year-old boxer was born in the Chernivtsi region, and trains and fights in Italy. The only exception was last year’s loss to Florian Marco in London.

Prodan held his last fight on May 13 in Milan and lost to Venezuelan Luis Enrique Romero by technical knockout.

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Prepared by: Danil Sles

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