Codename ‘Sledgehammer’: Meet Putin’s Hot, Blonde Boxing-Champion Girlfriend [PHOTOS]

Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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Vladimir Putin took a break from his busy schedule of posting workout videos to attend an international Combat Sambo tournament in Sochi over the weekend. (VIDEO: Putin Channels Arnold In New PR Stunt)

Putin’s love for martial arts is well known these days, but the Internet was a little surprised at who Vlady P showed up with on his arm.

(Reuters Pictures)

(Reuters Pictures)

The woman in blue is none other than former-Russian boxer, Natalia “Sledgehammer” Ragosina, who held every women’s middleweight belt before retiring in 2009.

Oh, and did I mention she did a spread for Penthouse?


D-ass-vidanya, comrade.

[h/t: Daily Beast]

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