Andre Ward has agreed to face Alexander Brand on Aug. 6 at Oracle Arena as a prelude to his Nov. 19 blockbuster match with unified champion Sergey Kovalev.
Light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev’s next fight will be against Isaac Chilemba on July 11 in Ekaterinburg, Russia (a major city near his hometown Kopeysk).
On Jan. 30, Karim Mayfield will step in for injured Ray Robinson against unbeaten Dmitry Mikhaylenko.
Jean Pascal discusses his Jan. 30 rematch with Sergey Kovalev at new trainer Freddie Roach’s Wild Card gym. Roach expects “huge improvement” from Pascal.
Main Events and InterBox have announced a quality undercard for the Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal rematch that takes place on Jan. 30 at Bell Centre in Montreal.
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.