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.
IBF light heavyweight beltholder Bernard Hopkins says he hopes to unify the all of the major titles in the 175-pound divison prior to his 50th birthday.
RingTV.com has a live round-by-round update of tonight’s sixth-round technical knockout by RING and WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson over WBC mandatory challenger Tony Bellew.
Light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson on Saturday’s mandatory challenger Tony Bellew: “You can be sure that I am going to knock Bellew out. I think that the fight is going to go about four or five rounds and then I’m going to knock him out.”
Super middleweight champ Andre Ward said that Gennady Golovkin, Sergey Kovalev and Adonis Stevenson are being made out to be “The Boogey Men of their divisions.”
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.
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.
Former light heavyweight titleholder Tavoris Cloud calls his clash with hard-hitting RING/WBC champ Adonis Stevenson “a dangerous fight” — for Stevenson.
Former light heavyweight beltholder Tavoris Cloud says RING/WBC champ Adonis Stevenson is “totally overlooking” him,” which, he adds, is “not the smartest thing for him to do.”