Andre Ward spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes about returning to the ring on June 20 against recent 168-pound title challenger Paul Smith in his hometown of Oakland, California, his relationship with Roc Nation, fighting on the BET network, his frustration with Carl Froch, and fighting at light heavyweight.
Light heavyweight Juergen Braehmer defeated Robin Krasniqi via ninth round stoppage on Saturday night in Rostock, Germany. Tom Gray reports.
On March 14, in support of Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal, light heavyweights Isaac Chilemba and Vasily Lepikhin lace up to be the next in line for a championship opportunity.
On March 21, light heavyweight contender Juergen Braehmer will face Robin Krasniqi in Rostock, Germany, according to Braehmer’s promoter, Sauerland Events.
In the wake of negotiations stalling with Donovan George, former RING light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal will now face Roberto Feliciano Bolonti on Dec. 6.
Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson and challenger Dmitry Sukhotsky in Montreal promoting their Dec. 19 fight on Showtime. The card will also feature Andre Dirrell against an as-yet unnamed opponent.
Russian light heavyweight Sergey Kovalev says he’ll be fully loaded with “bullets” for his showdown with Bernard Hopkins to decide who will leave Atlantic City with three belts around his waist on Nov. 8.
Former amateur standout and light heavyweight Artur Beterbiev will face the toughest challenge of his brief career thus far in former IBF titleholder Tavoris Cloud on Sept. 27.
Anatoliy Dudchenko isn’t just a light heavyweight contender; he’s a fighter who has the road to success mapped out and will face anyone to reach his destination.
Showtime Sports executive Stephen Espinoza shared his thoughts on his network’s acquisition of RING light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson with RingTV.com. Stevenson, who fought on HBO last year, will fight Andrzej Fonfara on Showtime on May 24.
Light heavyweight contender Isaac Chilemba looks to make serious moves in 2013, starting with a bout against Denis Grachev on March 15.
Former WBO light heavyweight titleholder Juergen Braehmer will fight in front of the home crowd in Rostock, Germany, against former cruiserweight beltholder Enzo Maccarinelli on April 5.
Jean Pascal faces Lucian Bute on Saturday on HBO. With a win in the Canadian super fight, Pascal eyes a title shot against Adonis Stevenson next.
RingTV.com caught up with Nathan Cleverly a couple of weeks before the WBO light heavyweight titleholder’s clash with undefeated KO-puncher Sergei Kovalev. The 26-year-old Welshman spoke about a variety of things including the upcoming fight, his career to date, and his thoughts on the 175-pound division.