Sergey Kovalev sees himself on a path to unifying titles in the 175-pound division, whether it comes against RING champ Adonis Stevenson or IBF (and possibly WBA) titleholder Bernard Hopkins, who Kovalev believes will defeat Beibut Shumenov “easily.”
“The only area where [Carl Froch] betters me is taking a beating,” says a supremely confident George Groves as he looks toward the historic May rematch with Froch at London’s Wembley Stadium.
During an absence from the ring that followed back-to-back losses, Andre Berto says he was encouraged by RING super middleweight champ Andre Ward and inspired by the memory of Nelson Mandela.
WBA light heavyweight beltholder Beibut Shumenov talks about his near-death experience as an infant, called IBF counterpart Bernard Hopkins “the best champion” in the 175-pound division, and said he was shocked to hear the controversial comments that WBO titleholder Sergey Kovalev recently made about African Americans.
RingTV.com spoke to WBO junior welterweight titleholder Ruslan Provodnikov, who talked about potential big matches against stablemate Manny Pacquiao, Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez and familiar foe Tim Bradley.
Junior lightweight beltholder Argenis Mendez spoke to RingTV.com about his IBF title defense against Rances Barthelemy on Friday, training camp with his new trainer John David Jackson, his upbringing and amateur career in the Dominican Republic and his thoughts on the 130-pound division.