Cruiserweight Alexey Zubov Counts Down To Bout, And Film Debut in “Creed 2”



Cruiserweight Alexey Zubov Counts Down To Bout, And Film Debut in “Creed 2”

Detroit reminds Alexey Zubov of the city in Russia he lived in, the fighter tells us in this “Detroit Brawl” training camp short, which touches on the resurrection of world class professional boxing in the championship city of Detroit.

Zubov is one of several international fighters who have come to Detroit with one goal, to become world champions. In this episode, produced by My Art Rules,  viewers will get an inside look at a cruiserweight from Magnitogorsk, Russia. He  came to America three years ago to train at the legendary Kronk Gym with Sugar Hill Steward, the nephew of legendary trainer Emanuel Steward.

Take a look at Alexey’s preparations for his career defining fight as a WBSS alternate, against Arthur Mann, November 10th in Chicago. And two weeks later, Alexey will make his Hollywood acting debut as he faces Viktor Drago in Creed 2. This video short will clue you in one America's Number One comeback city.

Founder/editor Michael Woods got addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the then-impregnable Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist has covered the sport since for ESPN The Magazine,, Bad Left Hook and RING. His journalism career started with NY Newsday in 1999. Michael Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and for Facebook Fightnight Live, since 2017.