Bernard Hopkins will put his IBF and WBA light heavyweight titles on the line against WBO counterpart Sergey Kovalev on Nov. 8 at his “second home,” Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, where the 49-year-old has scored two of his most definitive victories.
In a light heavyweight title unification bout scheduled for November 22, WBO titlist Sergey Kovalev promises he will make history with a win over IBF/WBA beltholder Bernard Hopkins.
According to Golden Boy Promotions’ Oscar De La Hoya, November 8 is the date set for the light heavyweight title unification clash between Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev.
Showtime’s boxing boss Stephen Espinoza spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes about the public and media backlash to the Danny Garcia-Rod Salka fight and Bernard Hopkins’ recent choice to fight Sergey Kovalev on HBO rather than face Adonis Stevenson on his network.
Main Events has dropped a lawsuit filed against advisor Al Haymon, promoter Yvon Michel, Showtime and Golden Boy charging those parties with interfering with a tentative fight between Adonis Stevenson and Sergey Kovalev.
IBF and WBA light heavyweight titlist Bernard Hopkins has made history on more than one occasion and is looking to do so once again this fall versus WBO beltholder Sergey Kovalev.
Fans share their thoughts on light heavyweight beltholder Sergey Kovalev’s most recent KO and his November title unification bout with living legend Bernard Hopkins, the Brandon Rios-Diego Chaves controversy, mythical matchups involving “GGG,” and other subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Kathy Duva spoke to ringside reporters immediately following Sergey Kovalev’s second-round KO over Blake Caparello and talked about the big Bernard Hopkins showdown with Kovalev on Nov. 8. Duva commended both light heavyweight titleholders for taking the risk.
RingTV’s Bill Emes was ringside to catch Bernard Hopkins hold court with the ringside media regarding his showdown with Sergey Kovalev. Hopkins discussed how the fight came to be and how Kovalev emerged as his opponent and not Adonis Stevenson.
Sergey Kovalev spoke to the boxing media following his second-round knockout over Blake Caparello. The WBO light heavyweight beltholder discussed his next fight, a Nov. 8th showdown with IBF/WBA titleholder and living legend Bernard Hopkins.
Sergey Kovalev took out Blake Caparello the way Bernard Hopkins hoped the feared Russian puncher would on Saturday in Atlantic City, in devastating fashion. Kovalev’s second-round KO set up a lucrative November 175-pound title unification bout with Hopkins.
WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev made short work of Blake Caparello on Saturday, stopping the previously unbeaten but unheralded challenger in Round 2 of their main event in Atlantic City, N.J. The wins sets up a November showdown with Bernard Hopkins.
RingTV.com contributor Joe Santoliquito was on hand during Friday’s weigh-in for the Sergey Kovalev-Blake Caparello WBO 175-pound title fight. The buzz, however, wasn’t on Kovalev’s Saturday title defense but a deal to face Bernard Hopkins in November.
A deal has been reached for IBF and WBA titleholder Bernard Hopkins to face WBO counterpart Sergey Kovalev on Nov. 8, either in Atlantic City or at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Fans from around the world share their thoughts on the status and potential of Gennady Golovkin (both pro and con), the possible light heavyweight showdown between Sergey Kovalev and Bernard Hopkins, the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook fight, English prospects and more in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get more build-up for the upcoming Gennady Golovkin-Daniel Geale middleweight title clash on July 26.
Living legend and IBF/WBA light heavyweight Bernard Hopkins says he’s taking serious aim at feared unbeaten WBO beltholder Sergey Kovalev. The goal is for the unification fight to take place on Nov. 8 on HBO at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., Hopkins told RingTV.com.