Pirog is from Kazakhstan - he is not Russian.
Originally Posted by Ivo
No. Britain has quantity.
European top 5 2012
1. Ukraine - Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko
2. Russia - Povetkin, Lebedev, Golovkin (of Russian origin), Pirog
3-4 Poland and Britain
Poland - Adamek, Wlodarczyk
Britain - Haye, Froch
5. Germany - Huck, Abraham
Abraham is Armenian.
Furthermore Amir Khan has achieved more then Povetkin, Lebedev and Wlodarczyk. Why does he not warrant a mention?
And if we're talking historically England have been the most successful nation in the whole of Europe by some distance.