Originally Posted by Blake Rayne
Bydenko is no slouch. He may of been down on confidence after his loss to Boystov but thats about it. That fight was a great win for Robert especially in his 9th fight and it shouldn't be discounted. I agree with Itsa here. All three ex champs were clearly on the decline, some more than others and Robbie is further into his development so these particular victories aren't any more impressive. Still good solid wins though.
Also it's not really fair to call Bydenko a cruiser. He may be skinny for a guy his height but he is still a 220 pounder most of the time.
Bydenko is damn good. They put him in with Valuev in only his fourth pro fight and a lot of people say he was robbed.