The promoters of WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev and Andrzej Fonfara have begun talks for a potential bout in October or November, if, as Main Events CEO Kathy Duva put it, RING/WBC champ Adonis Stevenson “doesn’t man up and fight Sergey in the fall.”
After Adonis Stevenson’s hard-fought win over Andrzej Fonfara last weekend, Fonfara’s promoter says both men would come out on top against the light heavyweight division’s wrecking ball, Sergey Kovalev.
Fans share their thoughts on Adonis Stevenson’s tougher-than-expected fight with Andrzej Fonfara, THE RING light heavyweight champ’s potential showdowns with Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev, plus David Lemieux and Jermell Charlo in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
RING/WBC light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson had to rely more on his boxing skills and heart than his vaunted power to outpoint Andrzej Fonara during their Showtime-televised fight due to the uncommon grit and durability displayed by the challenger.
RingTV.com has a live round-by-round update of tonight’s light heavyweight championship between RING/WBC titleholder Adonis Stevenson and Andrzej Fonfara at Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec on Showtime. The Showtime broadcast began at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, Andrzej Fonfara hints that RING/WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson can sustain another knockout loss in their bout this Saturday.
RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson insisted that he is not looking beyond Saturday’s defense against Andrzej Fonfara to a potential unification bout with IBF/WBA counterpart Bernard Hopkins during a media conference call on Tuesday.
In the ‘show before the show,’ Showtime Extreme will feature two bouts in support of the Adonis Stevenson-Andrzej Fonfara light heavyweight championship main event.
A stacked undercard supports the Adonis Stevenson-Andrzej Fonfara main event for Stevenson’s RING and WBC light heavyweight championship on May 24.
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.
Showtime Sports executive Stephen Espinoza shared his thoughts on his network’s acquisition of RING light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson with RingTV.com. Stevenson, who fought on HBO last year, will fight Andrzej Fonfara on Showtime on May 24.
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.
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 champ Adonis Stevenson is amused by IBF titlist Bernard Hopkins’ insistence that he intimidates the fighter known as “Superman.”