Could a Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal fight circumvent Adonis Stevenson’s mandatory defense against Pascal? Kathy Duva from Main Events certainly isn’t ruling it out.
Controversial British heavyweights Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury will finally engage their anticipated rematch on Saturday in London, England. A more mature Chisora says he’s ready to earn a revenge victory vs. his rival and then hopes to challenge champ Wladimir Klitschko.
Saturday night’s lightweight title bout between Terence Crawford and Raymundo Beltran isn’t just for the WBO strap; it’s also for the vacant RING championship. And Beltran is geared up for victory.
In the interest of making the best fights possible, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya says he’s planning to discuss these possibilities with advisor Al Haymon.
Unbeaten British middleweights Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr. will settle a long-running feud in London on Saturday and UK fans are eagerly anticipating their showdown. Saunders says the unproven Eubank Jr. allows his legendary father to talk for him too much.
Faced with the dubious task of having to meet Jose Luis Castillo in Russia on Friday, former 140-pound titlist Ruslan Provodnikov envisions more lucrative bouts in the future.