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.
Magomed Abdusalamov is expected to begin rehabilitation on Monday, according to his promoter, Nathan Lewkowicz.
Undefeated heavyweight puncher Deontay Wilder has served as a sparring partner for undisputed champion Wladimir Klitschko, and could be in line for the WBC title owned by Klitschko’s older brother, Vitali Klitschko.
Deontay Wilder is 29-0 with as many knockouts heading into Saturday’s bout with Nicolai Firtha in Atlantic City, N.J.
Wladimir Klitschko was as dominant as a fighter can possibly be in scoring a 15-point spread on every card against Alexander Povetkin, but the performance drew criticism from many. Klitschko’s trainer, Johnathon Banks, gave his reaction to RingTV.com.
Fans share their thoughts and praise for Miguel Cotto’s third-round stoppage of Delvin Rodriguez and their harsh criticism for heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko’s dominant but ugly unanimous decision over Alexander Povetkin in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Follow RingTV.com’s live blog of RING champion Wladimir Klitschko’s four-knockdown, shutout unanimous decision over Alexander Povetkin, which aired on HBO at 3:30 p.m. ET.
Fans share their thoughts on Saturday’s Wladimir Klitschko-Alexander Povetkin and Miguel Cotto-Delvin Rodriguez fights, next weekend’s Bradley-Marquez showdown, the Mayweather-Khan rumors, and one reader asks Dougie to list the best fighters ever in each division in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
A recent statement from Amir Khan was sent out to dispel the rumor that he has pulled out of a potential match-up against Devon Alexander on Dec. 7 to take a fight against Floyd Mayweather in May.
Even Alexander Povetkin, who holds the WBA’s “regular” heavyweight title, considers Wladimir Klitschko to be the real champ, and most of the fans who took part in a recent RingTV.com poll believe that Klitschko will keep his crown when the two Olympic gold medalists fight on Saturday.