Main Event CEO Kathy Duva spoke to RingTV about the rise of Sergey Kovalev and the 175-pound division, and the anticipated showdown with Andre Ward.
Andre Ward makes weight in his light heavyweight debut as he readies for an eventual clash with Sergey Kovalev.
Sullivan Barrera says he wants to knock out former super middleweight champ Andre Ward when they fight in Ward’s hometown of Oakland on Saturday.
When Andre Ward faces Sullivan Barrera on his home turf of Oakland and on HBO, the plan is for Sergey Kovalev to be watching, front row, and scouting out a future foe.
Featherweights Joseph Diaz Jr. and Jayson Velez will look to move one step closer to title contention on HBO’s March 26 show featuring Andre Ward.
Andre Ward wants to be remembered as an all-time great in challenging IBF/WBA/WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev later in the year.
Although he hasn’t been active in the ring, Andre Ward doesn’t expect slippage when he faces Sullivan Barrera, saying he’s aging like Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Sergey Kovalev’s demolition of Jean Pascal in their rematch Saturday brings him another step closer to a fascinating showdown with Andre Ward.
Speaking in Montreal, former super middleweight champ Andre Ward confirmed his March return and said a fight with Sergey Kovalev “is going to happen.”
The details have all been worked out for Sergey Kovalev to face Andre Ward in Nov. Now, all the fighters have to do is win their fights in the meantime.