Unbeaten WBO light heavyweight beltholder Sergey Kovalev spoke to the boxing media after the kick-off press conference for his Nov. 8 title unification showdown with Bernard Hopkins in the living legend’s native Philadelphia.
All parties involved with the Bernard Hopkins-Sergey Kovalev fight — the fighters, promoters and network — are happy and hopeful about what the Nov. 8 light heavyweight title unification bout means for them, the fans and boxing’s future in the U.S.
Part of the reason Bernard Hopkins wanted to face Sergey Kovalev was the unbeaten Russian puncher’s fearsome reputation as a punishing and dangerous foe. RingTV.com spoke with Hopkins, his trainer Naazim Richardson and Oscar De La Hoya at the kick-off press conference for the Nov. 8 showdown.
MayweatherPromotions.com and GoldenBoyPromotions.com will offer a live stream of Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s media workout on Tuesday at Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas. Mayweather’s portion of the media day, which will include Mickey Bey, begins at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT