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.
Goodbye, East Coast; hello, West Coast. Undefeated light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev has arrived in California, where he’ll prepare for a July 25 defense against IBF mandatory Nadjib Mohammedi.
Mere days away from Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao, potentially the biggest fight in recent history, Lee Groves looks back at the last pound-for-pound mega-fight between Pernell Whitaker and Julio Cesar Chavez.
Main Events CEO Kathy Duva is high on Sergey Kovalev, to say the least, but there’s no denying that she has done a masterful job of building the momentum that could carry the Russian light heavyweight to superstardom.
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.
Unbeaten light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera and junior middleweight Shane Mosley Jr. will compete in support of Friday’s ESPN2 main event between lightweights Karl Dargan and Tony Luis.
During a Wednesday press conference announcing his March 14 challenge to IBF/WBO/WBA light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev, former champ Jean Pascal said the version of Bernard Hopkins that Kovalev beat was not as good as the version he fought in 2010/2011.
Former IBF cruiserweight titleholder Steve Cunningham will face unbeaten heavyweight contender Vyacheslav Glazkov in an IBF title-eliminator bout on the March 14 undercard of Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal fight at the Montreal Bell Centre in Montreal.
Light heavyweight Artur Beterbiev could possibly face fellow contender Isaac Chilemba on March 14, according to Kathy Duva of Main Events.
In another benchmark moment of an already storied career, Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has been named “Promoter of the Year” by Sports Illustrated.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn who undefeated Tyson Fury faces next on his road to squaring off against RING heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko.
The light heavyweight showdown between WBO/WBA/IBF titleholder Sergey Kovalev and former RING/WBC champ Jean Pascal will take place at the Montreal Bell Centre in Pascal’s adopted hometown of Montreal, the bout’s co-promoters Main Events and InterBox announced on Wednesday.