The details have all been worked out for Sergey Kovalev to face Andre Ward in Nov. Now, all the fighters have to do is win their fights in the meantime.
Main Events CEO Kathy Duva came to Sergey Kovalev’s defense after Jean Pascal accused him of being racist at a press conference, calling the controversy a “non-issue.”
On Jan. 30, Karim Mayfield will step in for injured Ray Robinson against unbeaten Dmitry Mikhaylenko.
WBC heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder was in Brooklyn to announce his Jan. 16 ring return but the brash American wanted to talk about a lot more.
Sergey Kovalev discussed his new deals with Main Events and HBO, and an eventual showdown with Andre Ward during a media round table in Las Vegas.
Isaac Chilemba faces Eleider Alvarez for the right to challenge RING/WBC champ Adonis Stevenson, and Sullivan Barrera takes on Artur Beterbiev in an eliminator for IBF/WBO/WBA titleholder Sergey Kovalev.
Isaac Chilemba had offers to earn mandatory challenger status with the IBF and the WBC. He chose the WBC belt held by RING champ Adonis Stevenson.
Unified light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev and challenger Nadjib Mohammedi faced off onstage ahead of Saturday’s bout in Las Vegas.