Atlantic City, N.J., hasn’t had a big-time star since Arturo Gatti. However, promoter Kathy Duva feels she might have another action hero for the former boxing hotbed with WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev.
RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson shared his thoughts with RingTV.com on his recent jump to Showtime and his new deal with advisor Al Haymon leading up to his May 24 defense against Andrzej Fonfara.
RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson got “a better offer” from Showtime than HBO, which opted not to renegotiate its deal with Stevenson, according to a statement released to RingTV.com by promoter Yvon Michel.
WBO light heavyweight beltholder Sergey Kovalev says he’s focused on his title defense against Cedric Agnew on Saturday on HBO and not potential rival Adonis Stevenson’s move to Showtime.
Kathy Duva, promoter of WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev, ripped RING champ Adonis Stevenson’s imminent move to Showtime following his signing with manager Al Haymon.
Adonis Stevenson’s next fight is headed to Showtime, and with that move, a potential fight against Sergey Kovalev could be dead. Stevenson will fight Andrzej Fonfara on May 24.
RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson said he will be rooting for 175-pound counterparts Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev to win their respective upcoming title defenses with the goal of facing one or both of them in unification bouts.
RING and WBC light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson is amused by IBF titlist Bernard Hopkins’ insistence that he intimidates the fighter known as “Superman.”
Their 175-pound unification bout is not until April 19, but IBF beltholder Bernard Hopkins already claims to have begun to control WBA counterpart Beibut Shumenov as if having placed him under a spell.
The jabs are flying between light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson and WBO titleholder Sergey Kovalev, with each saying they are willing to engage after their upcoming bouts, while Bernard Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov chime in with insults of their own.
RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson took shots at WBO titleholder Sergey Kovalev, claiming his rival has a “weak chin” and that his “defense is terrible” as part of an ongoing internet and media squabble between the two.
Promoter Yvon Michel said he’s happy that his star fighter RING/WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson has signed with manager/advisor Al Haymon, during an interview with RingTV.com on Wednesday.
Adonis Stevenson and Andrzej Fonfara are on a collision course for May 24 at the Bell Centre in Montreal. It would be Stevenson’s third defense of his RING light heavyweight championship.
The promoters of RING light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson and WBO titleholder Sergey Kovalev, the two hardest-hitting fighters in the 175-pound division, could meet in an anticipated showdown at the end of the summer or early fall.
WBA light heavyweight beltholder Beibut Shumenov talks about his near-death experience as an infant, called IBF counterpart Bernard Hopkins “the best champion” in the 175-pound division, and said he was shocked to hear the controversial comments that WBO titleholder Sergey Kovalev recently made about African Americans.
Promoter Kathy Duva spoke about the 2014 plans for middleweight bomber Curtis Stevens, and also said that WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev would get a shot at RING champ Adonis Stevenson. “The fight’s gonna get made, just not next,” Duva said.