All the while, though, she continued to appear in seductive photoshoots, including one for Ragozina and Putin’s most recent appearance together was from an international sambo tournament in Sochi last week, from which the Kremlin disseminated an official photo of Ragozina—wearing a body-hugging blue dress—smiling excitedly at Putin.
The caption was decidedly more stale: “Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) sits next to former boxer Natalia Ragozina (Natascha Ragosina) as they attend an international combat sambo tournament.” Coverage of the event from NTV, a Gazprom-owned TV channel, reported that Ragozina sat between Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at the event.
When I found out he had a baby I felt like he'd cheated on me."I met him at this boxing thing that he did, we got speaking and flirting.
And it was even reported that she was involved with Anthony Joshua – just a week after it was revealed he had a secret son with his on/off girlfriend Nicole Osbourne. Joshua's rep told The Mirror: "Anthony is 100 per cent not dating Chantelle and does not even remember meeting her."While Chantelle's rep told Daily Star Online: "Chantelle never told The Sun that the pair were dating, she only said that they had met once and that he was her celebrity crush because she loves boxing."The northern beauty even took to Twitter to put an end to the rumours, writing to her 58,000 followers: "While I definitely think Anthony Joshua is handsome, we are not dating." The Geordie Shore babe was said to be Anthony's newest love interest after the pair met in December.
The 26-year-old said: "Everyone knows how much I'm in love with Anthony Joshua.
Natalia “Sledgehammer” Ragozina is a 39-year-old blonde who won all major female super middleweight boxing titles before retiring in 2009.
While she was widely derided as a homewrecker after Putin announced a formal divorce from longtime wife Lyudmila in 2014, Kabaeva drew even more scrutiny for her role in Putin’s pet Sochi Olympics: The ex-rhythmic gymnast was chosen over far more qualified athletes to light the Olympic torch.
The brunette beauty has made quite the impression since joining the MTV show after being involved in on-screen romances with Aaron Chalmers, Scott Timlin and Marty Mc Kenna.
The 62-year-old leader is known for showing off his physique in shirtless shots, judo matches, and the occasional arm wrestling competition.
Just yesterday the Kremlin released images of Putin and Medvedev working out in Sochii.
“In Sochi she wore heels and an evening dress,” NTV added, swapping out her athletic garb.
Putin, it seems, likes sporty women as much as he enjoys publicizing his own athletic endeavors.