A bout between IBF featherweight beltholder Evgeny Gradovich and Lee Selby is being targeted for late March in Gradovich’s native Russia.
Having added more straps to his collection, light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev’s team seems to be entertaining more options than just belts in the future.
Most fans probably did not know WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev has not met his newborn son yet. Kovalev intends to change that after a victory over Bernard Hopkins on Saturday night.
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.
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.
Fans and boxing media want to talk about light heavyweight title unification showdowns with Adonis Stevenson or Bernard Hopkins, but Sergey Kovalev’s sole focus is Blake Caparello, who the WBO beltholder will face on Saturday in Atlantic City.
Undefeated Sergey Kovalev returns to the ring on August 2 to defend his WBO light heavyweight title against Australia’s Blake Caparello as part of a split-site HBO tripleheader.
The purse is set and the contract is signed. Gary Russell Jr. vs. Vasyl Lomachenko is on for the vacant WBO featherweight title on June 21.
Whoever won the purse bid, whoever assigns the dressing rooms, manager Egis Klimas says Gary Russell Jr. vs. Vasyl Lomachenko only comes down to two fighters in the ring.
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.
Two-time Olympic champ Vasyl Lomachenko, who goes pro on Saturday, advises boxing fans to “be patient.” “I will be doing big things and you’ll be witnesses when I do them.”