Manager: Sergey Kovalev ‘is not a racist’

03
Jan

Manager: Sergey Kovalev ‘is not a racist’

WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev’s reference to African Americans as “dark-skinned people” during a Russian-language interview was not meant as a negative “for black persons,” according to his manager, Egis Klimas.

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03
Jan

Sergey Kovalev eyes March return, Adonis Stevenson

WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev could return to the ring in Moscow as early as March, accordingto his manager, Egis Klimas. Kovalev says he wants to fight RING champ Adonis Stevenson in 2014.

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18
Oct

Lem’s latest: Duva says Stevenson, Kovalev ‘destined to fight’

Hard-hitting light heavyweights Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev will face separate opponents on Nov. 30 in Canada, and Kovalev’s promoter sees them facing each other down the road.

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30
Sep

Q&A: Stevenson wants Hopkins after Bellew

Adonis Stevenson on his knockout of Tavoris Cloud: “People that saw this fight, they can’t say that I’m just a puncher, you know? I can box, also, and people know that now. We were saying that before the fight. I validated that.”

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30
Sep

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans give their feedback on Adonis Stevenson’s impressive TKO of Tavoris Cloud and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s controversial decision over Bryan Vera, and share their enthusiasm for a possible Stevenson-Sergey Kovalev showdown, in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

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19
Sep

Stevenson vows to KO Cloud with ‘Superman punch’

Adonis Stevenson: “In boxing, people want to see that. The knockout. It’s good to go 12 rounds, but everybody wants to see a knockout. All of my fights, I want to win by knockout.”

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28
Aug

Haye-Fury, Stevenson-Cloud, Chavez- Vera tripleheader

HBO will broadcast a tripleheader on Sept. 28 featuring former and current titleholders in three marquee divisions fighting in three different countries.

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18
Aug

Lampley calls Stevenson-Kovalev ‘a dream matchup’

HBO’s Jim Lampley would like to see a matchup of hard-hitting light heavyweights Adonis Stevenson, THE RING and WBC champion, and Sergey Kovalev, the new WBO beltholder.

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16
Aug

Chavez-Vera, Stevenson-Cloud, on Sept. 28

The postponed Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Brian Vera fight has been moved to Sept. 28 as part of a split-site HBO doubleheader paired with a defense by RING light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson against Tavoris Cloud.

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13
Aug

Lem’s latest: Klitschko, Povetkin shared rooting interests

Wladimir Klitschko will defend his RING heavyweight championship against unbeaten Alexander Povetkin on Oct. 5 in Moscow. The two Olympic champs spoke about the fight at a press conference on Monday.

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