Yvon Michel said Adonis Stevenson never agreed to terms for a Andrzej Fonfara fight or a showdown with Sergey Kovalev to be televised on HBO. Stevenson’s promoter claims HBO wanted them to commit to a multi-fight deal and options beyond a Kovalev rematch.
Could HBO have shown RING and WBC 175-pound champion Adonis Stevenson the money to face WBO counterpart Sergey Kovalev? Apparently, that point is moot now that “Superman” has signed with Al Haymon and Showtime.
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.
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.
Robert Guerrero has been on the shelf for almost a year, but the move to Al Haymon’s growing stable has “The Ghost” bullish on a big 2014.
Danny Garcia and Mauricio Herrera exchanged heated words during the staredown that followed Friday’s weigh-in for their 140-pound championship on Saturday on Showtime.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Andre Ward, THE RING’s Nos. 1- and 2-rated boxers, pound-for-pound, also share back-to-back birthdays. Mayweather turned 37 today, a day after Ward celebrated his 30th birthday.
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.
The Boxing Writers Assoc. of America voted Floyd Mayweather Jr. as the Fighter of the Year for 2013. The organization also honored Tim Bradley and Ruslan Provodnikov (Fight of the Year), Freddie Roach (Trainer of The Year), and Al Haymon (Manager of the Year).
Floyd Mayweather has acknowledged the potential for bouts with either Amir Khan or Marcos Maidana, while dismissing the notion of a fight with Manny Pacquiao.