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RingTv image Bernard Hopkins relishes the danger Sergey Kovalev brings

Bernard Hopkins relishes the danger Sergey Kovalev brings

Part of the reason Bernard Hopkins wanted to face Sergey Kovalev was the unbeaten Russian puncher’s fearsome reputation as a punishing and dangerous foe. RingTV.com spoke with Hopkins, his trainer Naazim Richardson and Oscar De La Hoya at the kick-off press conference for the Nov. 8 showdown.

RingTv image Danny Garcia makes easy work of Rod Salka

Danny Garcia makes easy work of Rod Salka

Danny Garcia crushed the overmatched Rod Salka at 2:31 of the Round 2 before 7,012 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday. Garcia says he needed a strong showing after under-performing against Mauricio Herrera in March.

RingTv image Sergey Kovalev focusing solely on Blake Caparello

Sergey Kovalev focusing solely on Blake Caparello

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.

RingTv image Steve Cunningham scores up-from-canvas decision over Amir Mansour

Steve Cunningham scores up-from-canvas decision over Amir Mansour

Former cruiserweight titleholder Steve Cunningham got up from two fifth-round knockdowns to outpoint heavyweight puncher Amir Mansour on Friday in Philadelphia. Middleweight contender Curtis Stevens rallied to stop relentless Tureano Johnson in the final round of the “Fight Night” co-feature.

RingTv image Gabriel Rosado looks to twist the script vs. Jermell Charlo

Gabriel Rosado looks to twist the script vs. Jermell Charlo

Gabriel Rosado believes gutsy losses to middleweight titleholders Gennady Golovkin and Peter Quillin have made him a better fighter, but he says losing is not an option in Saturday’s fight against junior middleweight prospect Jermell Charlo, who he’s vowed to KO.

RingTv image Weights and fighters set for HBO tripleheader

Weights and fighters set for HBO tripleheader

The three TV fights for HBO’s tripleheader Saturday night from Boardwalk Hall are set. RING junior featherweight champ Guillermo Rigondeaux looked in great shape, tipping the scales at a sleek 121 pounds. His opponent, Joseph Agbeko, came in at 121.6.