Kovalev makes easy work of Caparello, sets up Hopkins showdown

02
Aug

Kovalev makes easy work of Caparello, sets up Hopkins showdown

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.

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02
Aug

Photo gallery: Sergey Kovalev vs. Blake Caparello

Action shots from Sergey Kovalev’s second-round TKO of Blake Caparello in Atlantic City. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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02
Aug

Sergey Kovalev stops Blake Caparello in two rounds

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.

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01
Aug

Kovalev-Caparello notes: Jackson weighs in on how to fight 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.

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01
Aug

Blake Caparello ignoring the odds vs. Sergey Kovalev

Australian challenger Blake Caparello will be facing a heavily-favored, heavy-handed, undefeated fighter on an eight-fight knockout streak in Sergey Kovalev on Saturday. But he’s not worried.

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01
Aug

Photo gallery: Sergey Kovalev-Blake Caparello weigh-in

Sergey Kovalev and Blake Caparello both weighed in at 174 pounds for their light heavyweight clash on Saturday in Atlantic City. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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30
Jul

Adam Kownacki plagued but not stopped by injuries

Polish-American heavyweight Adam Kownacki is on his second comeback in a career that has lasted only six fights, but the determined former Klitschko sparring partner will take his perfect KO streak into the ring again on Saturday in Atlantic City.

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28
Jul

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.

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15
Jul

Lem’s latest: Blake Caparello respects, doesn’t fear Kovalev

Light heavyweight challenger Blake Caparello says he’ll have to wait until Aug. 2 to see how real Sergey Kovalev’s power is, but also says he’ll adjust to whatever comes at him.

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