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Five keys for Ruslan Provodnikov

3/14/2013 - Boxing

Russia's Ruslan Provodnikov (22-1, 15 KOs) will have the opportunity of a lifetime when he faces welterweight titlist Timothy Bradley on Saturday at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. (HBO, 10:15 p.m. ET/PT).

Bradley (29-0, 12 KOs) will be defending his belt for the first time since his controversial victory over Manny Pacquiao in June.

Provodnikov, Pacquiao's former sparring partner, enters the bout on a five-fight winning streak, four of them by knockout.

Here are five keys to victory for Provodnikov against Bradley:

Search and destroy

Trust in your corner

Pay attention to the counter

Wait for errors

The running man