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Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev Tops IBF Rankings

Sports | May 7, 2013, Tuesday // 15:44| Views: 1879 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev Tops IBF Rankings Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev celebrates after winning against German Alexander Dimitrenko for the EBU European heavyweight championship title, in Erfurt, Germany, 05 May 2012. EPA/BGNES

Bulgaria's top professional boxer Kubrat Pulev has for the first time topped the rankings of the International Boxing Federation in the heavyweight category.

The yet undefeated Bulgarian might soon face off current IBF heavyweight world champion, Ukraine's Wladimir Klitschko.

In the current IBF heavyweight rankings, the second place remains unoccupied, while the third place is held by US boxer Bryant Jennings.

Kubrat Pulev is currently IBF International Heavyweight champion (2011) and European Boxing Union heavyweight champion (2012).

He was awarded the prize of Bulgarian athlete of the year for 2012.

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