Radivoje Kalajdzic better known as “HOT ROD” is a professional boxer fighting in the light heavyweight division. “Hot Rod”was born in Serbia and moved to the North East area of St. Petersburg at a young age where he attended North East high school as well as training to become a boxer. He is currently being trained by coach Willie Ellis of All Bizness Boxing and is undefeated with a professional record of 11-0!
Radivoje “Hot Rod” Kalajdzic (St. Petersburg) has become a can’t-miss prospect with his rare combination of size, speed and explosive power. In his two previous outings, “Hot Rod” has show the fans his killer instincts, stopping the previously undefeated Jerrod Caldwell in under-two minutes of the first round, in an August bout that was held at the Doubletree Miamimart Hotel in Miami. He followed that performance with a sensational first-round knockout of Shannon Anderson at the September 14th-edition of “WingHouse Fight Night.” via:fightnightproductions
Check out “Hot Rod ” first round knockout vs. Marlon Farr below:
Check out “Hot Rod” interview with Hawk Radio in Tampa Florida below:
NEW YORK (AP) — Add another name to Bernard Hopkins‘ list of victims. Hopkins became the oldest boxer to win a major title on Saturday night, scoring a 12-round unanimous decision over Tavoris Cloud to claim the IBF light heavyweight championship. “It feels good. It feels real good,” Hopkins said. “I’m going to Junior’s (Restaurant and) I’m going to have cheesecake.” The 48-year-old Hopkins broke the record he set by beating Jean Pascal for the WBC light heavyweight title on May 21, 2011. When asked which fight meant more, Hopkins said “tonight was better. Because I’m older. (It’s) more gratifying. “Tonight was one of the bigger fights (in my career).”
And while he reveled in what he accomplished, he was looking toward the future. Hopkins, who was adamant that he will not fight past 50, laid a challenge at the feet of the 175-pound and 168-pound divisions. “I’m motivated to do it,” Hopkins said. “I don’t believe anybody in the 175(-pound) weight class and possibly the 168(-pound) class can beat me.” Hopkins, fighting his 19th title bout, improved to 53-6-2 in the main event of an eight-fight card at the Barclays Center. The 30-year-old Cloud fell to 19-1. “It was great to break (in) the Barclays Center with a (legendary) performance,” Hopkins said. With Hopkins forcing a patient, technical match, Cloud was unable to press the issue and Hopkins circled him, landing jabs to his face, eventually opening a cut above his left eye. “I have to throw a lot of substance (into fights). I’m fighting old school in a new world. (I) have to learn to adapt to what (the judges) are looking for,” Hopkins said. “We knew a 30-year-old guy was not going to run from a 48-year-old guy.” Hopkins connected on 169 of 417 punches. Cloud landed 139 of 650. “I was only average tonight,” Cloud said. “He hit me with an elbow but I’m not complaining. It is what it is.”